Off late numerous Mom and Pop shops”, Small traders and family owned businesses; are opening e-front as complimentary to their brick and mortal shops.
Free and ready to use open source e-commerce carts like Magento, OpenCart and Prestashop are enabling them to start e-retailing within weeks.
However one of the challenges is to integrate a viable payment gateway.
Most of the payment gateways charge considerable installation fees over and above transaction fees. Integrating these payment gateways is complicated and a merchant has to pay anywhere between $700-$1000 to get the payment gateway integrated.
Master card seems to have recognized this pain area in ecommerce implementations. Recently master card rolled out.
Simplify Commerce designed to accept both e-commerce and mobile payments within minutes.
MasterCard describes it as a three-step process:
- use MasterCard's new APIs.
- activate a merchant account.
- and then start accepting payments.
The Simplify Commerce includes Extensions made for OpenCart and Magento shopping frameworks.
Simplify Commerce is available to merchants in the United States for now but soon will be extended to Europe.
Here is a demo TransPacific Software has put up by integrating demo version of Simplify Commerce on OpenCart Framework.
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