Deb Shops is a speciality retailer which operates in over 300 stores across the US and has a rapidly growing online presence. Moreover, it has embraced the omnichannel experience.
Virtual Piggy promotes financial management while empowering youth under 18 to make purchasing, saving and other money management decisions for themselves, within the boundaries setup by parents. Virtual Piggy is the leading family wallet, available online or via mobile, and is always 100% free to use.
“We’re excited to offer Virtual Piggy as a safe and secure payment option,” said David Cost, VP of eCommerce at Deb Shops. “With this frictionless payment option in place, our teenage shoppers will be able to transact safely and seamlessly while shopping online from desktop, tablet or mobile.”
“No one uses the mobile internet more than a teenager,” said Dr. Jo Webber, CEO and Founder at Virtual Piggy. “Deb Shops focus on social and mobile aligns with Virtual Piggy’s mobile first strategy and will deliver a safe, secure, and engaging platform for teens and tweens.”
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