InComm Partners with Media-Saturn-Holding to Expand Gift Card Market in Europe
— Leading gaming brands added to more than 400 locations across Germany
ATLANTA, June 12, 2014 – InComm, a leading prepaid product and transaction services company, is pleased to announce a partnership with the leading consumer electronics retailer in Europe, Media-Saturn-Holding GmbH, which is majority owned by the fourth-largest retail group in the world, Metro AG. Initially, InComm is launching a variety of gift card brands in more than 400 Media Markt and Media Saturn locations across Germany, with additional countries in the coming months, including Belgium, The Netherlands, Spain and Russia.
Media-Saturn Group operates under the brands Media Markt, Saturn and redcoon in 17 countries across Europe. The initial launch of InComm’s gift card portfolio in Germany is the first stage of a full roll-out across all regions, allowing InComm to expand its leadership in the European prepaid market.
Gift card brands available in Media Markt and Media-Saturn-Germany include gaming brands such as Runescape, Nexon and League of Legends, with additional cards being introduced soon to complement an already strong and diverse consumer choice.
“We are pleased to partner with the Media-Saturn Group and to further expand our European gift card distribution network,” said Frank Monaco, Executive Vice President of International, InComm. “With their iconic brands, loyal customer base and extensive retail network, Media-Saturn will certainly be a key prepaid destination throughout Europe and abroad.”
“We at Nexon Europe (www.nexoneu.com) are proud to announce the launch of our Nexon Game Card through Media Markt and Media Saturn outlets across Germany,” said Donghyuk Kim from Nexon. “These retail stores are popular consumer shopping destinations, and we hope distributing our prepaid gaming cards through these channels will add greater convenience to our users. In addition, we’ve chosen to feature two popular games, Combat Arms and Vindictus, as the artwork on our cards, which we believe will appeal to game-playing consumers.”
InComm is a leading provider of cutting-edge prepaid products, services and transaction technologies to retailers, brands and consumers. InComm supports more than 400,000 points of distribution and helps retailers build prepaid card destinations, connects brands with new markets and gives consumers a simple, secure shopping experience. InComm is headquartered in Atlanta and has offices in North and South America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. For more information, visit www.incomm.com.