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This could generate more sales.
The bad thing is the extra work to update prices as the exchange rates are always changing.
Anyone else tried/thinking of this?
If dynamic - you can use the above to obtain the rates from WorldPay.
If anyone knows how to read the above file into Perl, please let us know. Note: LWP::Simple does not work because it is a secure site.
P.S. I would cache the result file on your server if you read it in for at least an hour, otherwise your site may get blocked from accessing WorldPay after the recent DOS attacks.
From the horse's mouth:
"This beta release of Froogle only supports U.S. online stores with English-language websites and products priced in U.S. dollars. While we plan to offer support for multiple languages and currencies in the future, we want to be sure Froogle offers the best possible experience to users and merchants before we expand the service."
I suggest that you create a separate store for the US market, with dollar prices and shipping information. That doesn't necessarily mean that a whole new site - you could use your own site and depending on where the visitor is from display dollar prices and shipping costs.
Having said that I have helped list sites that display multiple currency on the same page. So that doesn't necessarily disqualify you.
I also use WorldPay and price products in $US (although UK based). I also like to use XE BUT the exchange rates are quite different between what XE and WorldPay offer. For example my $199US product converts to £103.67 on XE but would result in £108.77 being charged by WorldPay.
Shame really because I would like to include the XE tool on my site to allow prospective customers see how much they would be charged in any currency.