Wix and GMO Epsilon Introduce Enhanced Payment Options in Japan
Wix Customers Across Japan Now Have Access to a Leading Payment Solution That Includes Convenience Store Payment and Pay-Easy
Wix.com Ltd. and GMO Epsilon, Inc. (GMO-EP) have partnered to launch a local payment option for Wix customers in Japan. Wix businesses in Japan are now able to offer GMO-EP’s payment solutions to customers through their online businesses.
This partnership enables Wix businesses to use GMO-EP’s credit card payment with a lower rate on processing fees as well as convenience store payments. Incorporated e-commerce businesses using Wix also have the option of Pay-easy which allows for direct bank transfer. With the addition of these new payment methods, Wix can now provide end users with more options to choose from, making their online businesses more convenient.
“Our expansion in the Japanese market is an important step for the Wix global business,” said Hideaki Tsumita, Wix.com Country Manager, Japan. “E-commerce in Japan is growing with a vast array of payment options available. These types of choices were a top request from our users. Through this partnership with GMO-EP, we now have the ability to offer a local payment method and respond to our customers’ needs. With millions of users already on the platform in Japan, the enhanced payment option will enable e-commerce solutions for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and stores across our market.”
Yusuke Arai, President & Chief Executive Officer, GMO Epsilon, Inc. said, “We provide payment services so that Wix can provide businesses with local payment options such as credit card payment, convenience store payment, and Pay-easy. GMO-EP expects that this partnership will increase sales opportunities for Wix businesses, and contribute to the expansion of Japan’s e-commerce market.”