Gate2Shop has Germany’s payment options covered

In a continuous effort to provide a wide array of both global and local payment options Gate2Shop now extends services for Germany.

Online PR News – 24-March-2010 – – Only a small percentage of Germans have a credit card, and the ones that do prefer to use their bank accounts for purchases online. Payments with online bank transfers and electronic direct debits in Germany have been steadily rising in recent years and more and more internet users consider online banking to be a more convenient and safer way to pay online compared to credit cards. Currently more than 60% of online shopping is done through these two payment methods.

Gate2Shop has added giropay, a real-time bank transfer payment option with payment guarantee, and ELV (Elektronisches Lastschrift Verfahren), a direct debit payment option, in order to better serve its German consumers. Coupled with Sofortueberweisung, Gate2Shop now completely covers the German online market.

General Overview of Gate2Shop

Gate2Shop ( is a premium provider of e-commerce technology for software and digital service vendors who want to market and sell their software or products online. is backed by more than a decade of experience in the e-commerce industry and provides one of the most secure and comprehensive e-commerce solution packages that give the vendor not only choices in payment solutions but also the freedom of customizing the specific solution for their individual needs. The customizable features that are included help to promote vendors’ software and increase their sales without any additional cost.