Las Vegas, NV, December 03, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- Zappos.com, a leader in online apparel and footwear sales, today announced that customers shopping on Zappos.com can now use PayPal to pay for their purchases.
“We’re excited to offer our customers another way to pay for their purchases when they visit Zappos.com,” says Steve Hill, Vice President of Merchandising. “We are continually looking for ways to enhance the customer experience and make Zappos.com the premier online shopping destination for everything from shoes to denim to cookware. We believe the convenience, flexibility and security at checkout afforded by PayPal will be especially appreciated with the hectic holiday season right around the corner.”
With PayPal, Zappos.com customers now have a new way to pay for their purchases using stored balances, credit cards, debit cards and bank accounts through their individual PayPal accounts without sharing their financial information.
"We are pleased that Zappos.com, known for its excellent customer service and great selection of footwear, is offering the security and convenience of PayPal to its customers,” said Mary Anne Gillespie, vice president of sales at PayPal. "Many of our customers already shop on Zappos.com, and are excited to now have the option of using their PayPal accounts when doing so.”
Established in 1999, Zappos.com has quickly become one of the leaders in online shoe and handbag sales by striving to provide shoppers with the best possible service and selection. Zappos.com currently stocks more than 4 million shoes, handbags, apparel items and accessories from over 1,100 brands. Zappos.com has appeared in Inc. Magazine's annual list of the 500 fastest-growing private companies in the U.S for four years in a row (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007), with gross merchandise sales of over $800 million in 2007. The company was named "Best of the Web" for 2006 by Internet Retailer, and was included in Time Magazine's "25 Sites You Can't Live Without." Zappos.com's Customer Loyalty Team is available 24/7, 365 days a year. Zappos.com is "Powered by Service."
PayPal is the safer, easier way to pay and get paid online. The service allows users to pay without sharing financial information and gives consumers the flexibility to pay using their account balances, bank accounts or credit cards. With more than 65 million active accounts in 190 markets and 19 currencies around the world, PayPal enables global ecommerce. PayPal is an eBay company. More information about the company can be found at https://www.paypal.com.