Customers of the retail chain Carrefour Romania will be able to pay at the cash register directly from smartphones by using mobilPay Wallet app, developed by NETOPIA, the local market leader for Mobile Payments.
mobilPay Wallet application can be downloaded for free on all smart terminals running iOS and Android operating systems. After registering their card in the app, they can quickly pay shopping in Carrefour, by scanning a QR code displayed at the cash register.
NETOPIA data show that in 2015, the volume of online payments made by smartphones through mobilPay digital wallet doubled from the previous year, while their value increased by 400% compared to 2014.
„Carrefour innovates constantly, because we are attentive to our customers. And now on the agenda, is payment via smartphones, a digital service that we have made available in hypermarkets and supermarkets in Romania, through our partnership with NETOPIA mobilPay. For us, it is obvious that mobile solutions will quickly become the preferred payment method of Romanians. Due to advancing technology, we provide now the most accessible method of payment: virtual wallet that can be accessed by smartphone you always have you. This facility will enable our customers to pay their purchases extremely fast and reliable and is directed especially to those who expect innovation.” declared Andreea Mihai, Director of Marketing & PR, Carrefour Romania.