Miami, FL (PRWEB) September 10, 2013
PrestaShop, the world’s preferred e-commerce solution powering more than 150,000 online stores worldwide, today announced a collaboration with First Data’s Express Merchant Processing Solutions (EMPS), a provider of merchant processing services and solutions.
Thanks to this agreement, U.S. PrestaShop merchants can take advantage of First Data’s preferred services such as personalized support, easy to manage transactions and more payment options. Merchants can access First Data’s features built-in PrestaShop v.1.5 or available for download at no-cost on PrestaShop’s Official Marketplace for themes and modules.
“Joining forces with First Data reflects our commitment to provide our merchants with all the essential tools to build a successful and scalable online store,” said Matt Serralta, COO of PrestaShop. “This relationship reinforces our prominent position in the U.S. market by adding another industry leader to our roster of respected partners.”
With more than 40 years of payment processing experience, First Data will provide PrestaShop users with a fast, secure and reliable payment processing solution for their e-commerce business. Merchants will benefit from enhanced security, quick receipt of funds, a 24/7 customer service contact and all of the most preferred payment options allowing merchants to maximize the value of their business.
“By combining our payment processing technology with PrestaShop’s eCommerce capabilities, we believe we are creating an exceptional experience for merchants and their consumers helping to strengthen online commerce,” said Neal Korzekwinsk, SVP, Partner Acquisition and Management, First Data. “We look forward to being a part of the continued growth and success of PrestaShop as merchants enhance or launch their eCommerce presence.”
This agreement, along with their three-millionth download approaching, marks another successful milestone for PrestaShop. PrestaShop’s growing network of partners and evolving software continues to solidify its leading position in the e-commerce world.
PrestaShop is a free and Open-source e-commerce software powering over 150,000 active online stores worldwide. Recognized as the world’s most powerful, flexible and internationalized e-commerce solution, PrestaShop provides online merchants with hundreds of innovative tools to build and manage a successful online store at no cost. Used in over 150 countries and partnered with the most renowned names in the industry, PrestaShop continues to revolutionize online retail with technology that increases sales and maximizes visibility. Working hand-in-hand with its growing community of over 500,000 dedicated members, PrestaShop’s entrepreneurial team is made up of e-commerce enthusiasts that are committed to the success and profitability of their online merchants. PrestaShop is the proud two time winner of Packt Publishing’s Best Open-Source Business Application, winner of Europe’s Bsoco Award in the 2013 CMS category and rated #1 Open-source Shopping Cart by EcommerceBytes Sellers Choice Awards 2013. For more information about PrestaShop visit http://www.PrestaShop.com, follow @PrestaShop on Twitter and like Facebook.com/PrestaShop.