Global Payments and Bigcommerce Sign Agreement to Offer Merchants the Ability to Add Online Presence

Jun 18, 2014, 08:30 ET from Global Payments Inc.

ATLANTA, June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions, has signed an agreement with Bigcommerce, the fastest-growing ecommerce platform for growing and emerging brands. This agreement will allow Global Payments' merchants the opportunity to enter the fast-growing ecommerce space, reach more customers and grow their businesses by creating a Bigcommerce store.  The Bigcommerce platform combines usability with professional services for Global Payments' merchants.  Small businesses, particularly retailers, have a need for services such as design support, mobile experience and search engine optimization (SEO) consulting, and this platform provides these services.

"Bigcommerce is another tool that allows our merchants to tap into the ecommerce market and sell online," said Jay Rising, President, Americas for Global Payments. "We are impressed with the ease of integration with Bigcommerce and are thrilled that this platform will help successful brick and mortar retailers expand into ecommerce stores."

"Global Payments works with thousands of successful businesses who we believe can expand their businesses online with our platform," said Melanie Kalemba, Vice President Strategic Business Development of Bigcommerce. "We look forward to working with Global Payments' merchants to help them grow their businesses and reach new customers."

About Global Payments Global Payments Inc. is one of the largest worldwide providers of payment solutions for merchants, value added resellers, enterprise software providers, financial institutions, government agencies, multi-national corporations and independent sales organizations located throughout North America, South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region.  Global Payments, a Fortune 1000 company, offers a comprehensive line of solutions and services for credit and debit cards, business-to-business purchasing cards, gift cards, electronic check conversion and check guarantee, verification and recovery including electronic check services, as well as terminal management.  Visit for more information about the company and its services.

About Bigcommerce Bigcommerce is the leading provider of e-commerce software and services for growing online brands. Founded in 2009 by two Aussies turned part-time Texans, Bigcommerce powers more than 50,000 online retailers, spanning 25 industries in more than 100 countries. Clients include: Pandora, Collette Dinnigan, Zaggora, BIKE PEOPLE, and Gibson Guitar.  With an expert professional services team, an app store and an expansive partner network, Bigcommerce clients have the support they need to sell more.  Bigcommerce has offices in Sydney, Austin and San Francisco.

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