January 12, 2017
ACCEO and Mastercard partner to bring digital omni-channel payment solutions to global merchants
MONTREAL -- ACCEO Solutions Inc. has announced a new partnership with Mastercard to offer state-of-the-art in-store and e-commerce payment solutions to retailers with a global presence, using Mastercard Payment Gateway Services and ACCEO Tender Retail. A leading payment processing and device management solution, ACCEO Tender Retail is deployed by world‑class retailers throughout North America and is part of the wide range of products and services provided by ACCEO.
With over 30 years of payment industry experience, ACCEO is recognized as a leader in cutting-edge, EMV-ready payment solutions. Mastercard has been a leading technology company in the payments industry for decades, and continues to support retailers around the globe with innovative products and services.
This partnership enables ACCEO to provide a solution to large global retailers that simplifies and unifies payment acceptance across all digital and in-store shopping channels. Building on ACCEO's current in-store retail payment solution, ACCEO Tender Retail, the new partnership allows retailers to give consumers a superior, connected shopping experience, wherever and however they decide to pay around the world, whether shopping in New York, Dubai, Paris or London.
The combined offer includes PCI-validated solutions that ensure secure payments through the use of tokenization, point-to-point encryption and EMV support. Hosted Payment pages, SecureCode and Masterpass complete a unified commerce experience. The ultimate goals are to provide safety and security for both the retailers and their customers, and to lead with technology and infrastructure that ensure a reliable and scalable solution to support a wide range of established and emerging payment methods. This results in maximum convenience and flexibility, as well as connectivity to Mastercard's unrivalled bank network to facilitate effective international trade.
Joey Vaccaro, Vice President, Business Development and Strategic Alliances at ACCEO, comments: "Our partnership with Mastercard is extremely exciting. The combination of our technologies results in a one-stop shop for a merchant's payment needs across all channels, and in all global markets, creating a unified customer experience. Our payment products and product roadmap have been significantly enhanced through this partnership. This allows us to introduce secure and innovative payment solutions across the globe, creating a truly endless aisle experience for the consumer."
"We are delighted to partner with ACCEO to provide further integrated value to retail customers," commented Tim Fletcher, General Manager, Mastercard Payment Gateway Services - Americas. "Due to the enormous growth in digital payments, retailers are looking for technology solutions that connect across all shopping channels, are increasingly global, and - most importantly - are safe. This partnership enables more retailers to benefit from Mastercard's unrivalled connectivity and the industry-leading safety and security offered by our global network. In doing so, we are able to help customers operate more efficiently and in turn, grow their business.''