Virtual Piggy Signs First UK Partners
May 21st 2013 9:08AM
Updated May 21st 2013 9:35AM
Virtual Piggy Signs First UK Partners
Toy companies to offer youth payment solution in Europe
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Virtual Piggy, Inc. (OTCBB: VPIG), an innovator in safe youth payments, today announced that it has signed partnership agreements with Toy Galaxy and Toadstool companies in the UK to integrate the Virtual Piggy solution into both companies' ecommerce operations.
Toy Galaxy has a major retail footprint in the United Kingdom with stores across the London area specializing in all the largest brands in the toy industry, such as Fisher-Price, V-tech, Lego, Chicco, Hornby, and more. With their new online store the company will host a library of over 9000 products.
Toadstool is a London based company that sells high quality toys designed to inspire and stimulate children's natural creativity and learning.
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 technology serves as a family wallet that is available online or via mobile, and is always 100% free to use.
"This is the start of what looks like a busy summer for Virtual Piggy," said Joe Peden General Manager of EMEA, "Our privacy and control features are resonating well with parents, children and stores throughout Europe."
For information about Virtual Piggy visit www.VirtualPiggy.com
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 secure family wallet that is available online or via mobile and is always 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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