MUNICH | Wirecard - payment service provider and merchant acquirer - is to support the online shops and ecommerce strategy in Europe of VARTA Consumer Batteries and other companies affiliated with Spectrum Brands.
Integrated payment services processing
The globally diversified Group is active in the consumer products industry and its leading brands include VARTA, Rayovac, Remington, Russell Hobbs, Stanley, Tetra, 8-in-1, FURminator, Iams and Eukanuba. The partnership between the Group’s European subsidiaries and Wirecard means customers will benefit from easy and secure integrated payment services processing.
'drawing up an holistic eCommerce strategy'
Richard Scheiner, CFO Europe at VARTA Consumer Batteries GmbH & Co. KGaA, comments: “On account of the diversity of brands within our Group and the different country requirements, drawing up an holistic eCommerce strategy for all shops across Europe was a primary focus of our efforts. In Wirecard we have a global partner who has advised us competently and offered decisive solutions from the word go.”
Support expansion into new markets
Andreas Kerschner, Head of Sales Consumer Goods at Wirecard: “We are delighted to be able to support the world renowned Spectrum Brands Group in its online activities. As an international payment service provider and acquirer, Wirecard offers customers integrated solutions for payments, risk management and banking as they expand into new markets.”
Wirecard AG is one of the world’s leading independent providers of outsourcing and white label solutions for electronic payment transactions. The Wirecard Group has been supporting companies in accepting electronic payments from all sales channels. A global multi-channel platform bundles international payment acceptances and methods, supplemented by fraud prevention solutions.