Ingenico extends its mobile solution in Asia with Metro Store

SINGAPORE, Sept. 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Ingenico (Euronext : FR0000125346 - ING), leading worldwide provider of payment solutions, today announces that its iSMP solution has been deployed by Metro Private Limited, a home-grown department store brand with four stores in Singapore. This solution enhances in-store customer experience and reduce operation cost by reducing customers service cost and sales cost through : * Ease in checkout line with mobile POS * Improve in speed of transaction by mobile payment. By leveraging on innovation Metro Private Limited is determined to drive store performance and provide customers a seamless multi-channel experience. "Our iSMP leads the revolution in mobile payment solutions for traditional retailers and mobile merchants alike. Ingenico has developed a unique and smart payment solution which is compliant with the latest PCI PTS security standards, to accept EMV chip & PIN, magstripe and contactless payment cards", said Robert Choo, Ingenico Managing Director of S.E. and N. E. Asia. "The Ingenico solution met our needs and is in line with our commitment to ensure time-saving for our customers while automating and mobilizing our operations with the necessary security encryption," said Ong Pang Seng, MIS Manager of Metro Pte Ltd. About Ingenico (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) Ingenico is a leading provider of payment solutions, with over 20 million terminals deployed in more than 125 countries. Its 4,500 employees worldwide support retailers, banks and service providers to optimize and secure their electronic payments solutions, develop their offer of services and increase their point of sales revenue. More information on www.ingenico.com | twitter.com/Ingenico. ABOUT METRO PTE LTD Metro Pte Ltd is a fully owned subsidiary of Metro Holdings Limited. The retail arm currently operates a chain of four department stores, nine Monsoon Accessorize and one M2 specialty stores in Singapore with a chain of five department stores in Jakarta, one in Bandung, one in Makassar and one in Surabaya. The Metro shopping experience encompasses a wide range of merchandise over 1.3 million square feet of downtown and suburban retail space in both Singapore and Indonesia. Its retail business which is supported by a dynamic team of more than 5,200 staff has a turnover of more than $187 million as at 31 March 2013. More information is available at www.metro.com.sg INGENICO - Asia Valentina Goh SEA, Regional Business & Marketing Valentina.goh@ingenico.com Tel: + 65 6345 7022 INGENICO - Groupe Mathilde Ordas External Communication Manager mathilde.ordas@ingenico.com Tel: + 33 1 58 01 80 80 Metro Pte Ltd Veronica Lee Advertising & Promotions Manager Marketing Division veron@metro.com.sg Tel: + 65 6836 3322 INGENICO: http://hugin.info/143483/R/1730854/578523.pdf [HUG#1730854] Source: INGENICO