Realex in e-commerce deal with UK high street firm

7 Jun 201189 Views

One of the UK’s largest high street greeting card and gift companies, Clinton Cards, has selected Irish firm Realex’s payments engine to drive its multi-channel e-commerce strategy.

As part of the deal, Realex will deliver a tailored payments service to the company.

Realex Payments was established in 2000 and now boasts 4,000 global clients, including Virgin Atlantic, GlaxoSmithKline Direct, Chain Reaction Cycles and now Clinton Cards.

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Barry Hartog of Clinton Cards commented that it was the “system resilience and partnered approach” of Realex Payments that influenced the company’s decision.

Jon Sheard of Realex Payments added: “Clinton Cards is another great addition to our growing retail portfolio as we continue to demonstrate that our expertise and partnered approach works in this innovative sector.”

John Kennedy is a journalist who served as editor of Silicon Republic for 17 years

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