Posts Tagged “Netherlands”

iDEAL sets record for 2013

AMSTERDAM | iDEAL, the popular Dutch online payment method, sets a new record for 2013: over 142 million iDEAL transactions. Compared to 2012 a growth of 25 million iDEAL payments (+22%).

Major Dutch Bank optimizes iDeal checkout for Mobile Purchases

VLEUTEN | One of the major Dutch banks, Rabobank, has updated its iOS and Android apps to optimise mobile checkout using  payment method iDeal. Mobile and tablet shoppers having installed the bank's online banking app are now able to check out using the most popular payment method in the Netherlands.

Ecommerce Sales booming in Europe | yStats Market Report

HAMBURG | yStats, the secondary market research company headquartered in Germany, this week released their annual Europe B2C E-commerce Report 2013. Probably to no ones surprise, e-commerce sales are booming in Europe, however the growth rate and expectations per country are quite different.

Dutch Acquirer PaySquare to support Diners Club and Discover

UTRECHT | This autumn, PaySquare will be connected to the Discover network. As a result, PaySquare merchants (retailers, hotels, restaurants, web shops, etc.) will be able to accept payments by Discover and Diners Club credit cards as from 1 January 2014, enabling them to reach a larger target group. 

Bitcoin Processor BitPay Opens HQ in Amsterdam

AMSTERDAM | Bitcoin payment processor BitPay announced they have opened their European Headquarters in Amsterdam. BitPay’s Amsterdam office will be responsible for handling sales, implementation, and merchant support.

Mobile iDeal introduced by ING Bank Netherlands

VLEUTEN | Yesterday afternoon, ING announced their update of their Mobile Banking App, making it is possible for customers of ING to pay with iDEAL using the App for online purchases via smartphone and tablet. The iOS and Android update will improve the iDeal checkout experience for their customers. iDeal is by far the preferred online payment method in the Netherlands. Last month, the number of iDeal payments almost surpassed the 12 million transactions processed in one month. An all time record high.

MasterCard and Worldline extend deployment of MasterPass digital wallet in Germany

WATERLOO | MasterCard and Worldline, Atos subsidiary for e-payment services, announced today their extended partnership on the integration and deployment of MasterPass™ in Germany. Last October, Worldline and MasterCard pre-announced to deploy MasterPass in all countries in which Worldline operates including France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, UK, Spain, Germany, India and other Asian ecommerce markets.

Rabobank: 10% of iDEAL payments through Mobile Banking App

VLEUTEN | Last September, Rabobank, one of the larger commercial banks in the Netherlands, updated its iOS and Android banking app to optimise iDEAL checkout on tablets and smartphones. Rabobank expects that the use of payment method iDEAL on mobile devices will take off in the coming months as checkout has been simplified and mobile checkout abandonment should drop.

Ogone Report: Online & Mobile payments, New Opportunities & Threats

LONDON | Ogone, an Ingenico company and leading global online payment services provider unveiled new research announcing continued growth in European online and mobile payment markets.

Dutch and German Acquiring Merger is a logical step

BAD VILBEL - UTRECHT | German and Dutch merchant acquiring companies, montrada GmbH and PaySquare BV respectively, have announced that they are merging as of 1 January 2014 and continuing their operations under the name PaySquare SE.


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