GERMANY | Rakuten, one of the largest eCommerce marketplaces, has selected Computop to enable its sellers to offer a wide range of payment methods for its marketplace shoppers. Computop is supporting Rakuten with various payment methods, including credit and debit cards, wallets and other alternative payment methods. The mix of payment methods enables customers to select their payment preference.
Rakuten Deutschland is a leading German shopping portal and provider of online shop solutions with a diverse and expanding range of products. Visitors currently have a choice of approximately 20 million products from more than 7,000 sellers across Germany.
The multi-award winning, end-to-end solution can be deployed by e-commerce newcomers, as a powerful sales channel for existing online stores, or as a multi-channel solution for brick-and-mortar retailers. To support its international expansion plans, Rakuten needed a solution to enhance its payment portfolio, including settlement of payments.
'Add payment methods based on market needs'
Ralf Krauss, Checkout Manager at Rakuten Germany GmbH, emphasises, “Thanks to the extensive range of payment methods available on Computop Paygate, and the rapid availability of its functions and solutions, we are well armed for selling internationally with Computop.”
“Rakuten needed a payment solutions partner that can evolve as the company’s customers evolve, and can add payment methods based on market needs,” said Ralf Gladis, CEO of Computop. “We look forward to continuing to partner with Rakuten and enabling the company to best meet its growing payment requirements.”
The Computop Paygate platform
Computop Paygate is a PCI DSS certified payment platform that provides multichannel service providers and retailers with secure payment solutions and efficient fraud prevention for international markets. With just one interface needed, Computop Paygate allows retailers access to over 60 payment methods including all relevant local and international payment options for e-commerce, MOTO, mobile payment and POS solutions.
Leading e-commerce solutions from the likes of Demandware, hybris, Intershop, Magento, Oxid eSales and SAP Business ByDesign all support Computop Paygate as a preferred payment service solution for global payment processing. In addition, Computop offers Computop Paygate as a white label solution to banks and payment service providers (PSPs) enabling them to provide their customers with secure and seamless payment processing.
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