Proposes Online Solution in Face of Best Buy / Future Shop Canada Store Closures

Montreal, Canada (PRWEB) February 01, 2013

Reports by the CBC of the closure of over a dozen Best Buy and Future Shops stores across Canada on January 31st, 2013 has prompted INTERAC® Online payment provider to urge Canadian retailers to offer Interac Online payments on their websites.

“As the shift from in store shopping to online shopping grows by leaps and bounds every year in Canada, so does the need for every retailer to include a smart and comprehensive online payment processing solution,” explains Rod Tomita, Regional Senior Business Development Manager for DebitWay “and that solution must include a gateway to Interac Online payment services.”

Interac Online payment services offer Canadian consumers the safety, ease and convenience of making secure debit card purchases from the comfort of their work or home, without the worry and uncertainty of fraud and identity theft that credit card purchases are often subjected to.

Offering DebitWay Interac Online services also allows retailers to tap into the large demographic of online shoppers who do not own a credit card, or who simply do refuse to use a credit card online. Over 85% of Canadians possess a debit card, and in 2012, those card carriers will have made over 4.1 billion transactions using their cards with services like Interac Online.

“In today’s economy, and with views and trends rapidly changing about the traditional ways of shopping, right now is the time for online merchants and retailers to include DebitWay Interac Online payments for their Canadian customers in order to stay competitive in a globally expanding marketplace,” explains Rod Tomita. can quickly and easily integrate any existing online site to accept Interac Online payments and increase their sales significantly. Companies with a proven record of sales and a commitment to offering their Canadian customers a safe, secure and trusted way to pay can email DebitWay directly to learn more at, social(at)debitway(dot)ca.

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About DebitWay

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, is a certified payment provider that offers INTERAC® Online Payment (IOP) solutions. Simply by adding additional payment options to already existing platforms, partners can begin accepting bank payments in real-time instantly.’s list of partners are comprised of some of the most experienced and knowledgeable people within the payment processing industry. Currently, participating financial institutions include: BMO Bank of Montreal, RBC Royal Bank of Canada, Scotia bank and TD Canada Trust.

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