Lidl joins hands with Wirecard for e-money vouchers


German discounter Lidl is joining hands with the payment service firm Wirecard, a part of Schwarz Group with around 10,000 offices in 27 countries. Wirecard Group, with this contract would be responsible for the issuance and technical processing of Lidl e-money vouchers in Croatia. The vouchers will be transacted through the national currency kuna. Wirecard already supplies the almost 3,200 German Lidl stores for around two years with e-money vouchers.

“We are very pleased that we can also work for an international company like Lidl beyond Germany now,” says Anne C. Signorino Gelo, Managing Director for Wirecard Retail. “Through our unique business model, which links the latest software technology intelligently with banking services, we draw the full consolidated financial performance. In the field of gift cards, we also cover the whole spectrum from. Electronic money cards could be used for stationary shopping, the use of e-commerce or digital maps for mobile payments. ”

For Lidl the customer orientation in Croatia is in various sectors like the food and non-food products. “The new payment offer makes smarter and more flexible payment solutions that make the daily lives of our customers more easily,” said a company spokeswoman. With the electronic money cards issued by Wirecard Bank, the payment in local Lidl stores is also possible. In Germany, the gift cards can also be used as means of payment in Lidl online shop. The gift cards in a handy credit card format are available at the box office. Different worth steps make the offer very flexible. About online access, operated by Wirecard, consumers can query your available balance from anywhere.