WorldPay eCommerce transaction volume grows 45%

The eCommerce division of WorldPay, an online and face to face payments provider has announced a 45% increase of transaction volumes compared to the first half of 2012.

The eCommerce division of WorldPay, an online and face to face payments provider has announced a 45% increase of transaction volumes compared to the first half of 2012.

In the first half of 2013, over 257m gateway transactions were processed and online transactions reached a record rate of 320 transactions per second.

WorldPay brought in new enhancements and updates over the last 6 months.

These include Multi-Currency Maestro Acceptance which allows merchants to accept multi-currency transactions on Maestro cards, and Bankout which enables merchants to make low-cost cross border payments.

In the last six months WorldPay has signed deals with JustGiving, and Secret Escapes to provide global payment processing services.

A deal was also agreed with Skype to accept QIWI Wallet Payments to improve local payment offerings in Russia.

Floris de Kort, CEO, eCommerce division WorldPay, said: "The growth that we have seen in the first half of 2013 is testament to the business commitment to product development and sector-specific relationship management."

De Kort added that the second half of 2013 looks set to be even more successful.

 

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