Batteries Plus Bulbs Upgrades to Ingenico Group Payment Acceptance Solution to Prep for EMV, NFC

Ingenico Group announced that Batteries Plus Bulbs has upgraded to Ingenico Group smart terminals and software to prepare for the EMV liability shift at its 650 U.S. locations.

Ingenico Group, global leader in seamless payment, announced today that Batteries Plus Bulbs, the nation’s largest, fastest-growing battery and light bulb franchise, has upgraded to Ingenico Group smart terminals and software to prepare for the EMV liability shift at its 650 U.S. locations. The Ingenico Group solution enables Batteries Plus Bulbs stores to securely accept magstripe debit and credit payment cards, and positions the stores to accept virtually any form of payment including EMV chip & sign, EMV chip & pin, contactless/NFC and other types of mobile wallets in the future.

Gregory Boardman, Senior Vice President of Product and Development for Ingenico Group, said, “Batteries Plus Bulbs doesn’t view this as just a payments project, but rather a chance to position its stores for the future. It’s always a pleasure for us to work with such a forward-thinking customer.”

Our POS vendor recommended Ingenico Group highly as the vendor with the most experience in EMV,” said Michael Lehman, Chief Information Officer at Batteries Plus Bulbs. “Once we met the Ingenico Group team, we were impressed not only by their knowledge but also their willingness to work closely with us to customize a solution for our needs. We have been extremely pleased with the results.”