PrestaShop now offers pre-installed SOFORT payment
Madrid, April 6, 2016 – PrestaShop, Europe's open source software leader for e-commerce, has reached an agreement with SOFORT, the European leader in direct online bank transfer payments. SOFORT software will now come pre-installed on the PrestaShop platform, making it extremely easy for businesses that use PrestaShop to activate the SOFORT direct online bank transfer payment system.
With the SOFORT solution, businesses can offer customers the option to pay by bank transfer in three easy steps, using its Bank Online option accessible via the company's website, without having to sign up with SOFORT. Businesses will receive an instant transfer notification with payment details, allowing them to process orders right away. The transfer is made directly from the customer's bank account to the business’s bank account, without intermediary accounts and at the original sales amount.
“At PrestaShop, we are always looking for innovative solutions that will help our customers find a path to success for their business,” says Bertrand Amaraggi, PrestaShop’s Country Manager, Spain. “Considering how easy it is to use as well as SOFORT's growth not only throughout Europe but also in Spain, we thought it was the right time to offer a quick and easy implementation of their payment solution for our customers’ online businesses.”
“With this agreement, we are making it even easier for PrestaShop users to quickly add online bank transfers to their payment options,” explains Carlos Blanco, SOFORT’s Spain Country Manager. “The SOFORT solution is already compatible with 38 banking institutions in our country that serve 98% of Bank Online users. In addition, more than 180 million customers in 13 European countries can currently pay with SOFORT, making them ideal partners in the globalization of online business.”
SOFORT offers products and services for the secure purchase of physical and digital goods on the Internet. The company is a part of the Klarna Group, one of the leading European online payment providers. Among other services, SOFORT offers the leading solution in Europe for direct online bank transfer payments. This solution is the ideal payment method for online businesses that want to offer bank transfer payment adapted for e-commerce. More than 35,000 online businesses use it in Europe, and SOFORT payment is available to more than 180 million consumers in 13 European countries – Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, Belgium, Poland, Hungary, Italy, Spain, France, the UK, Slovakia and the Czech Republic. Find out more at www.sofort.com
PrestaShop was founded in 2007 with a mission to provide world-class ecommerce software through open source innovation. Today more than 250,000 ecommerce stores in 195 countries run on PrestaShop technology. The company provides software that enables users to have an online store at the lowest cost possible. PrestaShop is on the 2016 Inc. 5000 list of fastest-growing private companies in Europe. The company also received the CMS Critic Award for Best eCommerce Solution for the Enterprise. PrestaShop has offices in Europe and the US, and is funded by Serena Capital, XAnge Private Equity and Seventure Partners.
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