Wirecard brings platform services around digital financial technology to Australia and New Zealand


ASCHHEIM, Germany and SIDNEY, November 5, 2018 / PRNewswire / –

  • Wirecard is now special offer omnichannel solutions in Australia and e-commerce Services in New Zealand
  • The Wirecard card takes advantage of it accelerated growth in The digitizing payments to this area

Wirecard, the global innovation leader for digital financial technology, today announced its expansion of its platform Australia and New Zealand. The Wirecard platform is now available at New Zealand for e – commerce and e – commerce services Australia for omnichannel solutions. With this expansion, Wirecard extends its ecosystem to real-time value added services around innovative digital payments in Oceania.

This takes advantage of the global Wirecard strategy for global payment digitization Australia leads to innovation in areas such as unpaid licenses, bill payments, digital commerce and point-of-sale applications, and the market is ready to make the next transformation. Research and Markets found that the Australian payment mix shifted to a large extent towards electronic payments. Consumers continue to change methods of electronic payment by paper-based methods – such as cash and checks – for their purchases. The dominant payment method in Australia are cards: over 50% of consumer payments in 2016 were made with cards. The rapidly growing use of non-card payments, the development of new digital money substitutes such as P2P mobile payments and the high adoption rate of smartphones (89% in 2016) Australia as a strong candidate for a cashless society.

It is the same situation in New Zealand: Internet Expenses at New Zealand is on the rise and more than a quarter of citizens prefer to shop online. Electronic spending on New Zealand is currently at $ 4.2 billion a year, from $ 3.9 billion in the same year a year ago, while retailers are making greater efforts to combine their outlets on a single platform.

Daniel Vukovac, General Manager of Merchant Business Solutions Australia at Wirecard, said: "Wirecard has made successful business Australia for several years, earning a few important customers. The latest expansion across the region is another important milestone in delivering our services globally to as many traders as possible – by digitizing payment processes and by doing uninterrupted transactions for end users. We look forward to further reducing the use of cash worldwide and offering customers the benefits of real digital payment solutions. "

About Wirecard:

Wirecard (GER: WDI) is one of the fastest-growing digital platforms in the world in financial trade. We provide customers with customers and consumers with an ever-growing, real-time value added ecosystem based on innovative digital payments using an integrated B2B2C approach. This ecosystem focuses on payments and risk, retail banking and transactions, coupon dedication and placement, data analysis, and increased conversion to all sales channels (online, mobile, ePOS). Wirecard operates regulated financial institutions in several key markets, issues and licenses from all major payment and card networks. Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange (DAX and TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060). Visit us at http://www.wirecard.com, follow us on Twitter @ wirecard and Facebook @ wirecardgroup.

Wirecard media communication:

Wirecard AG
Jana Tilz
Tel: +49 (0) 89-4424-1363
E-MAIL: [email protected]

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