Bucharest, January 16, 2014 – SEQR, the solution enabling payments with smartphones, is now available for purchases on PC Garage, one of the largest online IT&C stores in Romania.
At checkout, the client only needs to select the SEQR payment option, scan the QR code on the screen with the application, and validate the transaction with the PIN code. After the approval of the transaction, the user has the receipt saved and always accessible on the mobile phone. The user does not need to fill in or send any information regarding payments or personal details, thus the entire buying process becoming simpler. The app can be downloaded for free from App Store or Google Play.
“The implementation of the solution by PC Garage marks a new stage in the development of SEQR on the Romanian market, as this is the first online store that enters our network. Due to the simplicity and security of transactions, we are convinced that SEQR will contribute to the improvement of clients’ perception regarding online payments and to the development of this segment”, stated Oana Nanulescu, Country Manager Seamless Romania.
“SEQR mobile wallet solution represents a new step in eCommerce and PC Garage is glad to be the first online store in Romania to make it available to its clients. SEQR is an intelligent project, which will help our clients save precious time. We are already convinced of the successful collaboration between Seamless and PC Garage.” stated Marius Ghenea, President of PC Garage Group.
SEQR was launched in October 2013 in Romania in partnership with GarantiBank, the first bank to make this solution available to its clients. SEQR is the safest solution on the market because does not transfer confidential information between the client and the merchant. The app connects the client’s bank account with the cash register or the merchants’ online payment platform through a QR code. For the list of locations where SEQR is available please visit www.seqr.com.
PC Garage is one of the largest online IT&C stores in Romania, established in 2005. PC Garage has over 30,000 active products, over 250,000 registered users on www.pcgarage.ro, and over 400,000 clients on group level.
In Romania, SEQR has signed contracts with merchants for 448 shops and restaurants; the solution is under different implementation stages in all these locations
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ABOUT SEQR, by Seamless
SEQR (se·cure) is Sweden’s and Europe’s most used mobile wallet in stores and online. SEQR enables anybody with a smartphone to pay in stores, at restaurants, parking lots and online, transfer money at no charge, store receipts digitally and receive offers and promotions directly through one mobile app. Through the SEQR app, the user simply scans or taps a QR-code/NFC at check-out and approves the purchase by entering a PIN code. Fast, smooth and safe, SEQR’s payment solution enables merchants to lower interchange fees significantly compared to those charged by traditional card companies. SEQR’s unique transaction platform has been developed by Seamless, one of the world’s largest suppliers of payment systems for mobile phones. Founded in 2001 and active in 30 countries, Seamless handles more than 3, 1 billion transactions annually through 525 000 active sales outlets. 4 000 merchants have chosen SEQR which is available at Sweden’s largest grocery chains, fast food chains and national retailer chains including McDonald’s, Hemköp and Ur&Penn. SEQR was launched in Romania in 2013 and is scheduled to launch in Finland and Belgium in the spring of 2014. In 2013, SEQR won the Mobile Money Global Award for Best Mobile Money Deployment in Europe. Seamless is traded on Nasdaq OMX Stockholm, under the SEAM ticker.