Abacus Solutions International Group and Toshiba Global Commerce Solutions announce Partnership.
Abacus Solutions International Group today announced a partnership with Toshiba Global Commerce
Solutions (Toshiba) to increase lottery points-of-sale and create new opportunities to significantly
increase retail clients’ access to lottery ticket sales through Toshiba’s TCx™ Elevate digital commerce
Abacus is a UK-based technology provider for lottery. The company’s Fusion Platform™ system
enables retailers such as grocery stores, drug stores and big box retailers to sell lottery tickets from
existing cash registers, without modification. The Abacus Fusion Platform sits at the heart of
connecting consumers, retailers and lotteries, with the Abacus team managing integration from start
to finish. Abacus believes in building long term relationships by working together to develop new and
innovative solutions. By using cutting edge technology, created by forward thinking industry experts,
the Abacus gateway enables lotteries and retailers to respond to the ever changing consumer market
with speed, agility, reliability and integrity.
Toshiba is a global leader in the supply of solutions to the retail industry. Toshiba provide their TCx
Elevate platform as an integrated digital commerce platform that brings multiple channels, touchpoints
and apps together to create engaging customer experiences, improve productivity and increase
profits for retailers. TCx Elevate provides a bridge to a whole new generation of technologies that will
power the future of commerce.
The partnership between Abacus and Toshiba enables Abacus’ Fusion Platform coupled with
Toshiba’s TCx Elevate to open up thousands of new lottery ticket sales points. The Abacus / Toshiba
solution will do the heavy lifting, enabling existing point of sale devices within the retail environment to
sell lottery products with minimal development work for the retailer or the lottery provider.
Abacus CEO, Simon Butler, commented; “We believe the partnership between Abacus and Toshiba
will be a great success for our lottery customers, bringing incremental sales and allowing players to
buy tickets in a very convenient and simple way”.
About Abacus Solutions International
Abacus Solutions International is a software-based technology company specialising in solutions for
the lottery industry. Its Fusion Platform™ is a versatile transaction gateway, enabling retailers and
lotteries to connect easily and quickly to sell lottery products using the existing retailer hardware and
infrastructures, eliminating the need for lotteries to invest in dedicated hardware and connectivity.
Abacus provides a fully managed service and will work with all the existing suppliers. Abacus has
offices in the United Kingdom, The Netherlands and North America, and is an associate member of
both the World Lottery Association and NASPL.
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