Cannes, France, 29th November 2017 - Spire Payments, one of the world’s leading FinTech solution providers, announced today that it has won the coveted SESAME Award for Retail. At the 22nd annual award ceremony held at Trustech 2017, an independent judging panel of industry experts recognised Spire Payments’ innovative Business Enterprise Toolkit: Sandbox as best in class. Rewarding technological innovation, the SESAMES Awards are the benchmark of success for the payment industry.
The Business Enterprise Toolkit; Sandbox, provides an innovative solution for small to medium sized businesses to implement an omni-channel solution. With minimal investment and training the end result is an online and in-store cloud based solution which provides an extremely powerful and secure suite of capabilities including, secure payments (online and in store), a content/commerce management system, customer relationship platform, cloud based analytics and the ability to run direct marketing campaign in-store and online. These capabilities, previously only available to large retail stores ensures customers receive a coherent online and in-store experience while empowering merchants.
Sandbox has one very clear purpose; to empower the small to medium sized merchant. This is achieved by interfacing the latest secure payment architectures with an extremely powerful arsenal of capabilities. The net benefits are many but streamlined business operation and promoting consumer loyalty is the primary drivers.
Tai- Kei Cheung, President Spire Payments, “This award marks a significant milestone for Spire Payments and recognises the huge investment we have made in developing our payment application capabilities. Sandbox is revolutionary since it provides a cost effective tool kit for small and medium sized businesses to create a true omni-channel solution. Utilising our latest end points Sandbox can deliver a seamless in-store and on-line shopping experience which enhances the consumer-merchant interaction at the point of sale. In addition the platform provides a set of tools that empower the merchant to optimise his business and encourage customer loyalty with targeted marketing campaigns.”
The SESAMES Awards competition is the hallmark of excellence, and rewards the best innovations of the year in the field of payments and digital security. The SESAMES Awards jury comprises of international experts in their category. They are recognised for their expertise and for their involvement in renowned industry associations and organisations.
About Spire Payments
In a world of converging technologies in which e-commerce, mobile commerce, and social networks cross over into traditional electronic payment, Spire Payments applies its thirty years of expertise to bring to market innovative, highly secure and future proof devices and solutions that promote seamless payment transactions to all end-points around a user experience that is both interactive and rewarding. Spire Payments, the fastest growing European POS solutions provider, is one of the original pioneers to develop world-class secure electronic payment solutions - from fixed, portable and mobile payment solutions to PIN pads and unattended terminals for integration with cash register systems and self-service kiosks.
Serving market segments ranging from the financial and retail to hospitality and transportation and with offices in Spain, the UK, the Czech Republic, Russia, Dubai and Hong Kong, Spire Payments is a forward-looking alternative to traditional payment terminal suppliers. With some of the world’s top financial and retail organisations among its customers, the Spire Payments team will always be at the forefront of progress in electronic payments.
Nigel Dean, Marketing Director
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