Planet acquires Proximis

Planet acquires Proximis to deliver unified commerce with integrated payments for European retailers

2nd December 2021

  • Brings payments and unified commerce together into a single flexible platform built for retailers
  • Connects all stock management systems with payments to deliver a better shopping experience
  • Acquisition significantly enhances range of services Planet can offer retail customers

Planet, a global integrated payments leader, has announced that it has completed the acquisition of Proximis, a unified commerce solution provider for the Retail sector.

The company enables retailers to provide consumers a frictionless shopping journey between all digital and physical points of sale.

This creates a consistent in-store and online shopping experience for helps to drive sales growth with Proximis customers growing five times faster than retailers using other solutions.

The integration of Proximis into the Planet platform will enhance the range of services that Planet is able to offer customers, further differentiating it from other payment providers and deepening its relationships with retailers.

Planet is a generating payments service and technology provider. Planet provides integrated digital payment services on a unique single platform that offers acqui, processing, digital wallets, VAT refund and currency conversion services. Planet helps businesses meet the needs of their customers by simplifying complex payments, helping people spend freely. Planet serves 600,000 and 100 partner banks across more than 70 markets on five continents. Planet is co-owned by Advent International and Eurazeo.

Proximis Unified Commerce platform integrates Digital Commerce, omnichannel OMS, mobile checkout, endless aisle, store fulfilment, sales associates sales support and omnichannel insights.


About Planet

Planet is a revenue generating payments service and technology provider. Planet provides integrated digital payment services on a unique single platform that offers acquiring, processing, digital wallets, VAT refund and currency conversion services. Planet helps businesses meet the needs of their customers by simplifying complex payments, helping people spend freely. Planet serves 600,000 Merchants and 100 partner banks across more than 70 markets on five continents. Planet is co-owned by Advent International and Eurazeo.
Find out more here: www.planetpayment.com

About Proximis

Founded in 2013, Proximis is the Unified Commerce leader in France. Its unique platform allows retailers to dramatically increase conversion and average basket size by removing any friction in the consumer journey. Proximis Unified Commerce platform integrates natively Digital Commerce, omnichannel OMS, mobile checkout, endless aisle, store fulfilment, sales associates sales support, and omnichannel insights.

Proximis’ clients include major brands and retailers as: JouéClub, La Grande Récré, Krys Group, Gémo, Galeries Lafayette, Agnès b., Armor Lux, Ladurée, Jeff de Bruges, Repetto, Agatha, IKKS, TBS, André, Manbow, Groupe Bogart, Bastide Médical, Stokomani.
Find out more here: www.proximis.com

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