LUXEMBOURG, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Easy integration: new cross-channel-payment solution already integrated in the IT specialist's retail POS systems
MICROS is the first provider of checkout systems to offer a comprehensive POS solution that enables an even easier integration of Yapital's cross-channel payment solution. From now on, all retailers and service providers worldwide working with MICROS POS systems can offer their customers the new cross-channel payment system as a fast, easy and intuitive means of payment. Yapital users simply have to scan the QR code shown on the POS display using the Yapital-App on their smartphone and confirm the purchase amount with a click. The business customer will then receive their money in real-time.
In addition to working together directly with major retailers like REWE or Görtz, the partnership with MICROS - an international specialist in this area - is an important strategic step for Yapital as there are installed more than 100,000 MICROS POS systems within in-store retail alone.
"We have in-store retail in our sights, just as much as we have online payments and purchase on account when it comes to the first real cross-channel-payment solution," says Nils Winkler, Chairman of the Board of Yapital. "In MICROS, we are excited to have gained a valuable partner along our way, who, like us, focuses on user-friendly solutions with clear advantages for business customers."
"Innovative payment systems which go beyond cash and credit cards will become increasingly significant in retail," Thilo Freund, Managing Director of MICROS Retail Deutschland GmbH in Berlin, explains. "We have been supporting this trend from the start, and that's why, together with our partner Yapital, we can provide our clients with a fully functional, cross-channel solution so early on."
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About Yapital Financial AG
Yapital is the first European, cashless cross-channel payment solution operating across all channels: in-store, mobile, online and by invoice. Operation is easy, fast and secure: following online registration, the user can immediately make payments, send and receive money with Yapital, across all channels.
For business customers, Yapital is a guaranteed means of payment - this provides process security and reduces administrative costs. In addition, Yapital seamlessly covers all trade and service channels, thus enables marketing channels to be converted into sales channels. Business customers can therefore not only reduce costs with Yapital, but can also simultaneously open up new revenue potential.
Yapital was established in 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Otto Group. Yapital Financial AG is licensed in Luxembourg as an Electronic Money Institution.
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About MICROS Retail Deutschland GmbH
MICROS provides leading enterprise-wide applications, services and hardware for the hospitality and retail industries. Serving an extensive portfolio of clients worldwide, MICROS solutions are utilized in over 567,000 hotels, casinos, table and quick service restaurants, retail, leisure and entertainment, fuel and convenience, cruise, and travel operations in more than 180 countries, and on all seven continents. MICROS combines its industry knowledge and expertise to provide cloud-based, mobile and on premise solutions that allow its clients to streamline operations and successfully engage their customers. MICROS applications include point of sale, property management, central systems, business intelligence, eCommerce, loyalty, CRM, loss prevention, distributed order management, labor management, inventory management, and merchandise planning solutions.
SOURCE Yapital Financial AG