Posted on 05/10/2016 at 10:00
Mobile Commerce Platform Shopgate Expands Partner Network with More Payment Partners
Shopgate adds new payment partners, pushes further into US market
Shopgate, the leading mobile commerce platform, adds integrations with leading payment service providers. Shopgate merchants now have the ability to process customer payments on PayPal Plus, Beanstream, WorldPay, Payolution, and Wirecard. These integrations further extend the Shopgate platform by offering more best-in-class mobile payment options to merchants.
“With Shopgate’s recent launch into the U.S. market, we know that bringing these premier partners into our mobile ecosystem is necessary to ensure our merchants can launch the next-era digital experiences their customers demand, and customers are demanding quick, reliable and secure payments,” said Casey Gannon, Shopgate’s VP of Marketing.
With over 650 customers already in the U.S., Shopgate’s impressive growth is driven by its mobile app innovations and technology partnerships The company already owns nearly 80% of the German mobile commerce market and thanks to an aggressive R&D strategy it has been rolling out more product enhancements and partner integrations that have captured the attention of mid-market and enterprise retailers. Shopgate will showcase these partnerships among others at the Internet Retailer Conference and Exhibit 2016, June 6-10 in Chicago, IL.
More about the partners:
WorldPay - All Shopgate clients can now elect to use WorldPay to securely process payments for US-based customers using Shopgate-powered mobile apps or mobile websites. WorldPay supports payments with all major credit cards, including VISA, MasterCard, American Express, and Discover. Shopgate has received a Class A Integration Certification from WorldPay.
Beanstream, a Bambora Company - Victoria, BC based Beanstream has been helping businesses of every size receive and make payments quickly and securely since the year 2000. With over 22,000 merchants and 700 partners, Beanstream processes over $20 Billion in payments per year. Beanstream is an ideal partner for Shopgate clients who want to offer multiple payment options to their US-based customers. By integrating with Beanstream, Shopgate clients can process credit cards, VISA debit, and digital e-wallets (such as MasterPass).
PayPal PLUS - PayPal introduced PayPal PLUS in Germany in 2015. The checkout solution allows German online merchants to offer 4 different payment methods: PayPal, credit card, direct debit, and invoice. PayPal PLUS checkout workflows have been optimized for the mobile shopping experience, making the solution an ideal fit for Shopgate clients looking to support easy checkout from their mobile shopping apps or mobile websites.
Payolution - This Paysafe-owned company allows merchants to process payments via invoice or on installment. The company operates on a pure white-label model, so from the customer’s perspective the transaction is being conducted directly between the customer and the merchant. With support for German, Austrian and Swiss markets, the solution is a great fit for merchants selling high dollar value products or B2B products.
Wirecard - Wirecard CEE is a payment service provider and part of the Wirecard Group as well as being the competence centre for Austria and the CEE (Central and Eastern European) markets. The company has been supporting merchants for the past 16 years in successfully implementing international multi-channel strategies in the payment sector. The payment provider is a leading processor of mobile payments throughout Europe and integration with the platform is now available to all Shopgate clients. Wirecard CEE supports a wide array of payment methods, including Credit Card, PayPal, SOFORT banking, iDEAL, and Direct Debit. Shopgate vendors selling in the UK, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Poland, France, and The Netherlands can take advantage of a Wirecard CEE integration.
Shopgate is an award-winning mobile commerce platform that enables more than 12,000 merchant customers in five countries with over 150 million unique app visitors per year. Shopgate’s leading SaaS platform enables online retailers to easily create, maintain and optimize native apps and mobile websites for the iPhone, iPad, Android smartphones and tablets. Shopgate uses cutting-edge features such as one-click payments, mobile coupons, push notifications, QR scanners and a revolutionary ad scanner for images. Shopgate was founded in Germany by Andrea Anderheggen, Ortwin Kartmann and Dieter Kartmann in 2009 and has a team of more than 200 employees in Europe and the U.S. It has recently been discussed in several media as one of the fastest growing mobile commerce platforms in the world.