Shopify Merchant Account With Pixxles
If you have a Shopify store and can’t process payments through Shopify Payments, then setting up a Shopify merchant account with Pixxles may be the right solution for you.
Here are three reasons why people are turning to Pixxles:
1. Shopify Payments doesn’t allow for certain payment types, including CBD.
2. Pixxles integrates directly with your Shopify store.
3. Pixxles provides excellent customer service beyond what you get with most large payment processors.
Shopify Processing Has Dropped CBD Completely. We Can Help!
Shopify doesn’t process CBD transactions of any kind through its payment processor, which presents a bump in the road for businesses in this niche.
Fortunately, Pixxles is happy to look at companies selling CBD products on a case-by-case basis to see if we’re the right fit. We can integrate with your Shopify store, which will allow you to take payments.
Remember that your Shopify store does allow you to sell CBD products so long as your payments go through a third-party payment processor, not through Shopify Payments.
Payment Types That Pixxles Takes
Pixxles accepts multiple niche business types, including CBD, which we specialize in.
We also accept businesses in the adult novelty niche.
We’re open-minded and don’t say no based on your business type. Instead, we take a case-by-case approach.
Pixxles Transaction Fee
Merchants pay with Pixxles a starting rate of 1.8 percent and 20 pence.
Pixxles Is Licensed and Regulated
At present, we take payments inside the United Kingdom, are licensed with the Financial Conduct Authority, and have our Electronic Money Institution (EMI) license.
We offer full, live currency conversion and are working toward allowing clients to do a currency swap.
Pixxles is regulated just like its competitors—Stripe, Square, and Revolut.
Our Customer Service Guarantee
Pixxles is committed to providing you with prompt customer service around the clock.
We offer support via video, phone, email, and text and involve multiple team members to meet your needs, whether that means bringing our underwriters onto a call or our integrations team.
We offer step-by-step instructions and answer all your questions for only $9.95 a month.
Other companies charge as much as $800 per month just for phone calls, and some of our competitors have really long hold times, assuming you are even able to find a phone number.
Pixxles Handles Payment Issues Quickly
Since Pixxles is licensed and regulated and doesn’t rely on 3rd parties, we are in a unique position to handle payment issues you encounter as soon as possible.
Customer support is always available by phone.
Pixxles’ Onboarding Process
When you contact us, the first step in our onboarding process is assigning you a sales representative, after which we send you a secured link for your application.
Pixxles Application Information
During the application, we will ask you the basics about you and your organization, such as:
- What your UTR number is
- Whether you are a sole trader
- What your Shopify store’s monthly volume is
- Whether you require a virtual terminal
- Whether you already have a payment processor
- What currencies you are going to be taking payments in
- What products you are selling, and the description of your products
- Transaction amounts, including your highest expected transaction amount
- What regions you are targeting for processing
- Company URLs
Note: If you are a sole trader, we’ll request that you submit documents proving that you are registered properly. For this, we’ll need your organization’s address and director information.
Each of the company’s directors has to add their information and signatures and submit a proper ID, whether a UK ID or passport. This is because Pixxles doesn’t take identifications outside of the UK other than passports.
After Your Pixxles Application
Once your application is completed, Pixxles does ask for a UTR certificate and a bank statement with the name of the company director and their bank, which will be sent to our underwriter.
From there, our underwriter will review your request and may require more information, such as additional product information and pictures of inventory.
Contracts and Integrations
After going to the underwriter, your application will go to the contracts team, then on to integrations.
You, the merchant, are able to decide if Pixxles will do the integrations for you or if you’d rather have your company handle them in-house.
During the integration phase, there is a test transaction in which Pixxles has you run a card for 1 GBP or 1 Euro.
If the payment is successful, then you are ready to go live. Pixxles closely monitors your account to ensure that there are no hiccups once this happens.
The whole process can take 48 to 72 hours, although you should expect a 3-day process.
Ecommerce and Shopify In 2023 and Beyond
The ecommerce industry is exploding, making ecommerce websites an increasingly important need for businesses today.
According to the Office for National Statistics, internet sales as a percentage of total retail sales rose from a mere 2.8 percent at the end of 2006 to an impressive 26.6 percent at the end of 2022.
Statista forecasts that by 2025 a massive 38 percent of retail sales in the UK will be through ecommerce.
We expect this trend to continue through the end of the decade and potentially beyond.
So, what does this mean?
Answer – Finding a licensed and ethical payment processor to take payments through your Shopify store is more important than ever.
Pixxles is an all-in-one payment processor that is authorized by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide payment services.
Our position allows us to be directly accountable to you the customer and the Regulator.
Ethics and Compliance
We take ethics seriously at Pixxles, helping to protect you, your business, and your customers.
Failing to meet the rules and regulations set by the FCA and major card associations like Visa can lead to heavy fines and a loss of trust in your brand.
This is why we go the distance to support your compliance and protect your business!
To learn more about how we protect you, contact us today.