LONDON--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB:VPIG), an innovator in safe youth payments, today announced that it will provide its youth-friendly payment system to UKSoccershop in Europe, with plans to roll out to additional countries later in the year.
“Given the number of under eighteens that are part of UKSoccershop’s massive consumer base, Virtual Piggy is a perfect fit for our business model”
UKSoccershop is one of the leading football shirt specialists, carrying products for teams from every continent of the world. The company stocks fan favourites of national teams from over 55 different countries and club teams such as Arsenal, Real Madrid, Bayern Munich, AC Milan and many others. Now carrying over 4,000 products, the company has grown into one of the biggest stockists of official soccer shirts in the world.
Virtual Piggy promotes financial management while empowering youth under 18 to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within the boundaries setup by parents. The award-winning technology serves as a family wallet that is available online or via mobile, and is always 100% free to use.
“Given the number of under eighteens that are part of UKSoccershop’s massive consumer base, Virtual Piggy is a perfect fit for our business model,” said Simon Pretswell, Owner and Founder of UKSoccershop. “With this frictionless payment option in place, our shoppers will be able to safely transact within our store, while enjoying an enhanced and frictionless shopping experience, which is so important to us.”
"Virtual Piggy is delighted at the arrival of UKSoccershop to our merchant community," said Joe Peden General Manager of Virtual Piggy EMEA. “Sporting goods continues to be one of the key shopping areas for the many of our users on both sides of the pond. To have a leading sporting goods merchant such as UKSoccershop deploy our service is another validation of our market strategy.”
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About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy, Inc. is the first e-commerce solution that enables kids to manage and spend money within parental controls. It enables parents to teach financial management through the use of a secure family wallet that is available online or via mobile and is 100% free to use. The technology company delivers online security platforms designed for the Under 18 age group in the global online market, and also enables online businesses the ability to function in a manner consistent with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (“COPPA”) and similar international children’s privacy laws. The company is based in Hermosa Beach, CA and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com
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