Wirecard issues prepaid cards for The Gift Card Company

New multi-store gift card with extensive distribution channels in Ireland

Jana Tilz
Corporate media inquiries
Jana Tilz

VP Corporate Communications & Branding

Jan 28, 2016

Wirecard Card Solutions Ltd, a Wirecard AG company, is card issuer of the new ‘FromMe2You’ Gift Card, offered by the Irish Programme Manager The Gift Card Company. This multi-store gift card can be purchased online at www.me2you.ie or in store at participating Topaz stations nationwide and has the backing of over 3,000 of Ireland’s top retail stores to offer shoppers an exciting range of spending outlets. The gift card was first launched in November 2015 to the Irish market.

Exclusive Irish retailers such as Smyths Toys, Avoca and CompuB and a leading range of department stores including House of Fraser, Debenhams and Shaws Department Store have all signed up to the scheme along with day to day spending outlets like O’Brien’s Wines, Butler's Chocolate Café and Boots. With such as large variety of choice, the FromMe2you gift card is a practical gift or reward card which can be used nationwide. Users can easily view their Gift Card balance and see any transactions online.

Cillian Wright, Managing Director (PaymentPlus) with The Gift Card Company said: “The FromMe2You Card is Ireland’s perfect gift of choice for any occasion and is welcomed by well-known stores. We are pleased about the cooperation with our card issuer Wirecard Card Solutions.”

"We're delighted to be working with The Gift Card Company. The gifting market has evolved significantly over the last number of years with consumers and corporates demanding more and more redemption options. With hundreds of retailers to choose from on the one gift card, they are providing a convenient gifting method with a wealth of options to spend", said Brian Lawlor, Director of Sales and Business Development at Wirecard Card Solutions.

Wirecard Card Solutions is a specialist for prepaid card issuance. The UK-based Company is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and operates under its Electronic Money license with permissions to issue cards throughout the SEPA region. Wirecard Card Solutions accompanies its’ clients throughout all stages of their business development and offers a vast array of products, services and experience needed to take a new a prepaid card programme to market.