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CCNow is a secure online retailer that offers an eCommerce shopping cart, checkout, order tracking, invoicing and more, through one integrated solution.
The company has been operating since 1998 and has processed millions of online transactions for sellers around the globe. CCNow points out that businesses don’t need a merchant account for credit card processing.
CCNow Credit Card Processing & Payment Services
CCNow has a range of payment solutions for accepting payments online. CCNow accepts payment types in over 25 currencies:
- American Express
- Discover cards
CCNow Pricing & Fees
CCNow has a simple, transparent pricing plan (all fees and prices are quoted in US dollars): –
- 4.9% + 0.40¢ per transaction
- No monthly fees
- $39.95 Sign-up fee
- No early termination fee
Source: CCNow Pricing
To see how that compares have a look at: UK Merchant Account and Credit Card Processing Fee Comparison.
- PCI Level 1 Security
- No early termination fee
- No monthly fee
- Easy to use solution for accepting credit cards online
- Start selling online in minutes
- Secure hosted shopping cart
- Optional open source shopping carts
- Shopping cart plugins
- Clients receive payment weekly
- 6 different ways for merchants to receive payment
- Toll free billing support
- Auction payment services and email invoicing
- Sell both tangible and digital products
- Support experts with a personal touch
- Charge in 25 international currencies
CCNow was founded in 1998 and was originally based in Minneapolis. It was acquired by Digital River who sold it to Snorasson Holdings, an Icelandic company, in 2013. The company is privately owned by the Snorasson Holdings and Bjorn Snorasson is CEO of that company. The Snorasson family business operates out of Dalvik, Iceland.
The Snorasson family are well known in Iceland due to Snorri Snorrason Snr who put the Icelandic shrimp industry on the map. Snorrasson Holdings now own DalPay, an internet merchant accounts and online credit card processing company; MerchantMinder which automatically monitors changes to merchant websites; MountPay which is an E-ticket supplier and other unrelated companies.
CCNow Pros & Cons
The following pros and cons are based on information in reviews from Trustpilot, Sitejabber and BBB. Most of the complaints come from 2017 when the company were experiencing difficulties with merchant payments.
- Supports WordPress eCommerce plugins
- Good option for low volume sellers
- Easy to use
- Set up in 24 hours
- Not paying merchants
- Customer service don’t answer emails about non-payment to merchants
- The customer service telephone line is never answered
- High fees
- Trustpilot: 7.1 out of 10 based on 1 review
- Sitejabber: 1.3 out of 5 based on 9 reviews
- BBB: 2.37 out of 5 based on 11 reviews
How Does CCNow Compare?
CCNow details its prices on its website, which we also list above. You can compare by reading more on our merchant account comparison page.