Variety retailer WHSmith has announced that it is renewing its contract with payment solutions provider Paypoint.net for a further three years.
Paypoint has managed the secure payment service for WHSmith.co.uk since it was re-launched in December 2007 with transactional capability.
WHSmith has said that it has been continually impressed with the reliability and robustness of Paypoint’s payment platform which has helped to support high volumes of traffic and sales over the last three years.
Mark Stephenson, Operations Manager WHSmith comments: “Brand reputation is a key factor for WHSmith, which is why we needed a reliable payment solution to help us expand our offering from an established high street business to a fully functioning ecommerce store.
“Not only has PayPoint payment platform delivered on its promise, we’ve been highly impressed with their dedicated support and ongoing consultation. It was an easy decision to extend our contract.”
WHSmith.co.uk offers over three million products, including Books, eBooks, Magazines, Stationery and Gifts and is the new home of Gadgetshop.com, with free delivery to any WHSmith high street store.
In January the retailer announced that sales fell by four per cent over the Christmas trading period but profits had met expectations, with the company continuing with its restructuring process.