Making shopping convenient and seamless

December 6, 2018 | By RetailME Bureau

At a time when retailers around the world are working to improve customer experience and convenience, one of Europe’s leading consumer electronics retailer MediaMarktSaturn has deployed British start-up MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout solution in its Hamburg store.

With SATURN Smartpay, shoppers will be able to use their smartphone to simply scan and pay for more than 100,000 products, eliminating the need for customers to queue or wait at the checkout. The deployment comes following a successful initial trial in Europe’s first cashier-less electronics store in Innsbruck, which started in March 2018.

“Our project in Innsbruck earlier this year utilised MishiPay’s mobile self-checkout technology and the results far exceeded our expectations. The very positive response from customers has encouraged us to offer mobile self-checkout across a large floorspace for the first time,” says Martin Wild, chief innovation officer of the MediaMarktSaturn Retail Group.

MishiPay’s solution integrates seamlessly into retailers’ existing payment systems, allowing retailers to create a marketing-leading customer experience quickly and easily and at a competitive cost.

A recent study by global payment company Adyen estimated that the European retail sector has lost €34 billion in the last 12 months alone because customers were put off by long waiting times. Saturn are now putting themselves at the forefront of in-store innovation, creating a market-leading customer experience.

“Our customers in Hamburg will benefit from an even better shopping experience and an additional innovative payment option when doing their Christmas shopping. We are excited to be working with MishiPay once again and are looking forward to seeing the results of our latest collaboration,” adds Wild.

“We’re very excited to continue working with MediaMarktSaturn to bring our scan, pay, leave technology to Saturn Hamburg. As MishiPay continues to grow, this is the next step in our mission to bring the best of the online checkout experience to physical stores and make the shopping experience more convenient and enjoyable for customers,” concludes Mustafa Khanwala, CEO and co-founder of MishiPay.



Previous Article Next Article


Union Coop, a consumer cooperative in the UAE, revealed that 78% of 

Continue Reading

August 24, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Union Coop has opened its 23rd branch within the UAE in Jumeirah 

Continue Reading

August 2, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

Nando’s has revealed their revamped Sheikh Zayed Road outlet where newcomers and 

Continue Reading

July 8, 2021 | By Jibran Chouguley

UAE-based Al Maya Group announced that it will be boosting import of 

Continue Reading

June 24, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based grocery retail chain, Grandiose has opened its first hypermarket in Abu 

Continue Reading

June 2, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based Carrefour announced its theme and plans for Ramadan 2021. The brand 

Continue Reading

March 31, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

Locally owned supermarket Spinneys celebrates 60 years of doing business in the 

Continue Reading

March 9, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Almarai, Carrefour, Emirates have the most loyal customers

UAE-based Carrefour will become the first retailer in the region to offer new levels 

Continue Reading

February 22, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

The Organic Farmers’ Market is back in Bay Avenue for its 12th 

Continue Reading

February 17, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based  Lulu Group recently inaugurated its first-ever all-female staff store in Jeddah, 

Continue Reading

February 15, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau
Jones the grocer

Jones the Grocer, the gourmet grocer and cheese retailer launches the Jones 

Continue Reading

February 1, 2021 | By RetailME Bureau

UAE-based Al Maya Supermarkets is hosting a two-week food festival at select 

Continue Reading

January 17, 2021 | By Lawrence Pinto

Download Images RetailME Magazine