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Wirecard Takes Over Payment Processing for New Tamaris Online Shops

MUNICH, November 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

  • Integrated payment processing for online shops in Germany and Austria

The Detmold-based Wortmann Group, Europe's largest shoe manufacturer and the market leader for fashionable ladies shoes, has decided to work together with Wirecard AG. The payment service provider, with international operations, will take over payment processing for the Tamaris brand's new online shops in Germany and Austria.

The Wortmann Group's collections are sold in more than 15,000 shoe stores in over 70 countries around the world. The "Tamaris" brand is particularly successful. Since September 2012, customers can now also select products from a broad range of ladies shoes, handbags and accessories online at http://www.tamaris.de and http://www.tamaris.at. The strategic alliance with the payment and risk management specialist Wirecard spans several types of payment, credit card payment acceptance and risk management solutions.

Jans Beining, Managing Partner with Wortmann Schuh-Holding KG, commented: "We now sell more than half of our products abroad. A well-known partner such as Wirecard, with its international experience, is helping us to do just that with its secure, user-friendly solutions."

The customer project was realized together with NETRADA, the full service eCommerce partner of Tamaris. Wirecard and NETRADA have a strategic alliance in the Fashion segment, to offer industry-specific solutions for payment and risk management.

"When realizing the new Tamaris online shops, a key factor was our expertise in all aspects of international payment and risk management methods. We are very happy to support the Wortmann Group in the further expansion of its online business with our customized solutions," explained Dunja Springer, Head of Sales Consumer Goods at Wirecard AG.

About the Wortmann Group:

The Wortmann Group recorded total revenues of EUR 999.3 million in fiscal year 2011/12 (to May 31, 2012) (previous year: EUR 957.7 million). Wortmann is the largest shoe manufacturer and sales company in Europe, with sales of approx. 31 million pairs in the fashion segment, and 27 million pairs in the standard segment. The group's European operations include the main brand Tamaris as well as the brands Marco Tozzi, Caprice, Jana and s.Oliver Shoes. The group also includes Novi Footwear Fareast Ltd. in Asia. The Group currently has 1,021 employees worldwide (previous year: 930), of which 582 are based in Europe. More than 30,000 employees around the world produce shoes for the Detmold-based group of companies. The Wortmann Group's shoes are sold in more than 70 countries and in more than 15,000 shoe stores.

http://www.wortmann-group.com  |  http://www.tamaris.de

About Wirecard:

Wirecard AG is one of the leading international providers of electronic payment and risk management solutions.  Worldwide, the Wirecard Group supports over 13,000 companies from a wide range of industry segments in automating their payment processes and minimizing cases of default Wirecard Bank AG is a Principal Member of Visa, MasterCard and JCB and operates as a credit card acquirer in 69 countries around the world, involving over 100 transaction currencies and 18 payout currencies.  Part of the Wirecard Group, Wirecard Bank provides innovative solutions in the fields of corporate banking, prepaid and co-branded cards, along with account products for both business and private customers.    

Wirecard AG is listed on the Frankfurt Securities Exchange (TecDAX, ISIN DE0007472060, WDI).

http://www.wirecard.com  |  http://www.wirecardbank.com  |  http://www.mywirecard.com

Wirecard media contact:

Wirecard AG
Maren Brandt
Einsteinring 35
85609 Aschheim
Tel.:  +49(0)89-4424-1425
Fax:  +49(0)89-4424-2425
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.wirecard.com


Wortmann Group media contact:

Wortmann Fashion Retail GmbH & Co. KG
Nico Gold
Klingenbergstr. 1-3
D-32758 Detmold
Tel.:  +49(0)5231-605-00
Fax:  +49(0)5231-605-236
E-mail: [email protected]
Internet: http://www.wortmann-group.com

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