Ingenico Group supports the retail sector growth in Angola

By Ingenico Group

Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346-ING) (, the global leader in seamless payment, today announced that Kero, the largest retailer in Angola, is equipping its major stores with Ingenico smart terminals.

“The retail sector in Angola is growing exponentially and so is becoming the demand.” commented Isabel Capacho, Marketing Director at KERO. “We are aiming at an irreproachable quality. From good offering to check-out, we must offer the best at every level, including payment experience. We chose Ingenico Group solution as it was able to adapt to our environment and deliver precisely what we needed”.

All of Kero stores are equipped with a network of Ingenico PIN Pads IPP320, each of them connected to the electronic cashier register. With this solution, error management decreased and check-out time got simplified and shortened. Besides, this centralized integration allows Kero to benefits from transaction reconciliation and business inputs. The mid-term objective is to enhance the consumers' experience by adding loyalty program & promotional offering.

“Ingenico Group, through its partner PLANAD, has been the leading player of the Payment Industry in Angola for almost 10 years”, commented Luciano Cavazzana, Eastern Europe & Africa Managing Director at Ingenico Group. “With the emergence of the retail sector, we are pleased to support Kero to enhance the consumer experience through a seamless payment flow. Speed, security and reliability have been our main focus to ensure the success of this project”.

Contacts Ingenico Group Coba TAILLEFER External Communications Manager [email protected] T./ +33 1 58 01 89 62

Europe et Afrique Pierre DELAUNAY E&A Marketing & Communications Director [email protected] T. / +33 1 58 01 87 31

About Ingenico Group Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 - ING) ( is the global leader in seamless payment, providing smart, trusted and secure solutions to empower commerce across all channels, in-store, online and mobile. With the world's largest payment acceptance network, we deliver secure payment solutions with a local, national and international scope. We are the trusted world-class partner for financial institutions and retailers, from small merchants to several of the world's best known global brands. Our solutions enable merchants to simplify payment and deliver their brand promise.

About Kero The year of 2010 marked the start of the largest hypermarket in Angola, while 2015 marks its leading position. Kero rededined consumers' demanding standards and continues to expand its network of hypermarkets throughout the country. Te quality and low price of its products, the innovative way to communicate and the constant involvement with the problems of society make it one of the favourite brands of Angolans and one of the examples of what is best in the retail sector in the country.

About PLANAD PLANAD - Planeamento e Informática, Lda. is an Angolan company founded in 1990. With headquarters in Luanda and a Service & Logistics Center in Viana, we support our customers with the latest technology in self-service banking, networking, telecommunications and electronic security. Across all sectors, from public to banking and oil business, PLANAD has been driving projects to successful completion by providing training, support and consulting, always having the utimate goal with excellence in mind.