|[April 07, 2014]
Oink Expands Reach to Top 500 Retailers with Guidance
LOS ANGELES --(Business Wire)--
Piggy, Inc. (OTCQB:VPIG), provider of innovative safe payment
technology, Oink, today announced that it has partnered with Guidance.
Guidance is an award-winning web, mobile and social eCommerce design and
development agency utilized by Internet Retailer Top 500
companies. By designing, building, and hosting highly customized
eCommerce solutions Guidance has facilitated more than $3 billion in
web, mobile and social eCommerce since 1993. As a certified Gold Level
implementation partner of eBay's (News - Alert) Magento Enterprise platform, the
partnership will allow Guidance to provide retailers across the U.S. the
ability to start accepting Oink payments.
Oink is the only payment technology designed to allow retailers and game
publishers to reach under 21 consumers in a safe, legal and effective
manner compliant with the FTC (News - Alert) and other international regulations. The
award-winning technology serves as a digital family wallet that is
available online or via mobile and allows safe, secure transactions -
all within parental controls.
"At Guidance, our goal is to improve your bottom line. With the Oink
solution, we can enable retailers to reduce friction to conversion
within the under-21 customer segment," said Jason Meugniot, CEO of
"We're excited to work with Guidance as an Oink approved channel
partner," said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO & Founder of Oink. "Guidance is the
premier solution provider for multi-channel commerce platforms, and this
partnership will greatly expand our integration opportunities with the
ecommerce sites of many favorite household name brands."
For information about Oink visit www.oink.com
About Virtual Piggy, Inc.
Virtual Piggy is the provider of Oink, the first e-commerce solution
that enables kids and teens to manage and spend money within parental
controls. It enables parents to teach financial management through the
use of a secure family wallet. The technology company delivers online
security platforms designed for the Under 21 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 (News - Alert) and on the Web at: www.virtualpiggy.com.
Guidance designs, builds and hosts highly customized eCommerce solutions
for today's leading retailers. Since 1993, national retailers and
consumer product manufacturers alike have relied on Guidance's expertise
to facilitate more than $3 billion in web, mobile and social eCommerce.
Brands such as Bank of America, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf, Foot Locker,
Harbor Freight Tools, Honda, Hyundai, Intel (News - Alert), Mars, Nike, Oakley, Relax
the Back, TOMS Shoes, Walt Disney and others, have engaged Guidance to
build more than 300 world-class, multi-channel websites and apps that
captivate, engage and incite loyalty.
Learn more at http://www.guidance.com
and connect with us at http://www.twitter.com/guidance,
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