ePages among first supporters for Google’s new checkout process
London/Hamburg, April 16, 2007 – ePages, a leading vendor of e-business software for providers and enterprise customers was selected by Google to be among the first partners supporting the new Google CheckoutÔ service for its launch in the UK. With more than 30,000 installations, ePages is a market leader in Europe for hosted online shops.
Starting today, ePages offers its customers in the UK Google CheckoutÔ support in its proven plug-and-play approach, opening up new business models and e-business opportunities based on the fast, secure and convenient way to shop and sell online with Google CheckoutÔ for retailers and individuals.
“We are thrilled to be among the first to partner with Google CheckoutÔ and to offer our customers a yet unmatched range of plug & play services”, says Arndt Groth, CEO of ePages. “To take full advantage of the opportunities of e-commerce, seamless and easy integration is key as well as speed, ease-of-use and security. With Google Checkout we deliver all of these key needs for the benefit of our customers and their e-business.”
Among the first providers to take part in Google Checkout™ will be the ePages-partners Strato UK, Kingston Communications, Eclipse and ITQ Stores. The first online merchants checking in with Google Checkout™ will be Speedy Camel, implemented by ePages-partner big:interactive, and Housemakers, both shops are based on ePages technology.
Google Checkout™ enables users to buy with a single login for use across the web and track shipping and purchase history in one place. For businesses, Google Checkout™ is a new way to process transactions that helps to achieve both – sell more and spend less. In addition, users of Google Checkout™ benefit from exclusive Google promotions. Checkout works with Google’s search advertising program, AdWords, to increase sales and minimize expenses throughout the online sales and marketing process. For more information on Google CheckoutÔ and the exclusive promotions please visit checkout.google.co.uk.
ePages provides e-commerce solutions for mid-sized companies and hosting providers. A worldwide network of partners tailors solutions to customers based on the ePages platform. ePages powers more than 30,000 online shops, making it one of the leading European providers. Numerous hosting and Internet service providers offer their customers powerful rental shops based on ePages software. These include British Telecom, Host Europe, Lycos, Strato and T-Online. ePages has offices in Hamburg, Jena, San Francisco, London and Barcelona.
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