CinemaxX and the first European cross-channel payment solution Yapital enter into cooperation agreement / Payment by smartphone at all CinemaxX cinemas across Germany will be possible in a few weeks already.
Luxembourg, April 23, 2015 – From film tickets to popcorn and nachos – paying by smartphone at the ticket office and at the service counter will soon be possible at CinemaxX! Germany's best- known cinema chain will offer payment by Yapital app at all 29 German CinemaxX cinemas in a few weeks ́ time.
As an industry pioneer, CinemaxX is committed to offer its customers "more than cinema": more service, more comfort and more entertainment with the most perfect image and sound quality. For even more convenience in the service area, CinemaxX will be the first cinema operator to offer payment by smartphone in German cinemas. At the ticket office, customers simply scan the QR code at the payment terminal with the Yapital app and click on ‘confirm’ – and the movie can start.
"Big blockbusters regularly attract millions of spectators to cinemas. As one of the largest operators of modern multiplex cinemas, CinemaxX is a crucial partner to help establish mobile payment with Yapital in people ́s daily lives, ” explains Karsten Cornelissen, Managing Director at Yapital. "It ́s just so easy to pay for the ticket, snacks and drinks quickly, simply and safely with the one device that I have with me at all times – my smartphone.“
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About Yapital Financial AG
Yapital is the first European, cashless cross-channel payment solution operating across all channels: in-store, mobile, online and by invoice. Operation is easy, fast and secure: following online registration, the user can immediately make payments, send and receive money with Yapital, across all channels.
For business customers, Yapital is a guaranteed means of payment - this provides process security and reduces administrative costs. In addition, Yapital seamlessly covers all trade and service channels, thus enabling marketing channels to be converted into sales channels. Business customers can therefore not only reduce costs with Yapital, but can also simultaneously open up new revenue potential.
Yapital was established in 2011 as a wholly owned subsidiary of the Otto Group. Yapital Financial AG is licensed in Luxembourg as an electronic money institution.