Combank to provide online sales channel | Sunday Observer

Combank to provide online sales channel

The Commercial Bank of Ceylon will provide its internet payment gateway (IPG) facility to support a new e-commerce platform in Sri Lanka.

The Bank has partnered with WEBXPAY, an online platform that facilitates e-commerce solutions for small and medium enterprises (SMEs), to enable transactions in Sri Lankan Rupees and US Dollars through credit and debit cards, mobile wallets and internet banking networks.

WEBXPAY helps manage buying and selling of products and services through any device, and is on a mission to enable micro, small, medium and large businesses all over Sri Lanka to sell their products online.

Commenting on the partnership between the two companies, Commercial Bank’s Deputy General Manager Marketing, Hasrath Munasinghe said, “Commercial Bank has a multifaceted and deep-rooted engagement with the SME sector in Sri Lanka. We are committed to the success of every enterprise we support, and believe that an online presence can provide invaluable incremental sales for our customers. WEBXPAY provides a viable option to achieve this.”

Nazeem Mohamed, Founder and Director of WEBXPAY stated: “WEBXPAY provides SMEs with ready-to-use web templates that enable them to create online stores without the requirement of any technical knowledge.

The platform’s easy-to-use features such as the online store, online payment management system, and shipping and logistics solutions free timefor merchants to focus on product development and marketing which will lead to a successful e-commerce business.”

WEBXPAY currently has over 700 merchants using its platform,and is the most sought after Sri Lankan services provider by .lk domain usersfor e- commerce usage according to a survey conducted by professes to be the “Face of Change” in Sri Lanka in the ensuing disruption through the e- Commerce revolution.

The only Sri Lankan bank to be ranked among the Top 1000 banks of the world for seven years consecutively, Commercial Bank operates a network of 256 branches and 695 ATMs in Sri Lanka. The Bank won 10 major international awards in 2016 and has over the years won multiple awards as Sri Lanka’s Best Bank, Best Trade Bank, Strongest Bank and Most Respected Bank,Best Domestic Bank,Best Digital Bank, Most Responsible Bank, from a number of local and international institutions and publications. Commercial Bank’s overseas operations encompass Bangladesh, where the Bank operates 19 outlets, Myanmar, where it has a Representative Office in Yangon, the Maldives, where the Bank opened a fully-fledged Tier I Bank with a stake of 55% in September 2016 and Italy, where the Bank launched its own money transfer service in November 2016.