CARLSBAD, California, March 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --Retail Inkjet Solutions (RIS) today announced that another store location of the German-based consumer electronics retail chain, Saturn, has recently begun offering the RIS inkjet cartridge refill service. Based on strong sales growth from last year's initial offering at the Saturn location in Wuppertal, Germany, the Saturn Hilden store is now also offering the RIS industry-leading retail refill solution for inkjet cartridges.Saturn customers at these two locations can now drop off their empty inkjet cartridges at the refill service area, and while shopping, a Saturn employee refills the cartridge on the RIS proprietary InkCenter® machine, resulting in a high-quality refill for a fraction of the price of buying a new replacement cartridge.
"We at RIS are thrilled to partner on a second location with Saturn. Their management team is passionate about customers receiving exceptional value every time they walk through their doors. As the prices of branded inkjet cartridges are continuously increasing, our refill service value proposition becomes even more compelling. We are confident that ink cartridge refilling will serve Saturn customers extremely well and will continue to be introduced at other locations," said Vincent Hormovitis, Vice President Sales & Business Development at RIS.
"We need to have a strong service department to be able to succeed as an electronics store. We are very satisfied with how well the RIS InkCenter combines our standard of quality with this service idea. Refill quality and price is super - our customers love it!" declared Lars Biermann, Saturn Wuppertal Managing Director.
RIS Chief Executive Officer, David Lenny added, "Value for money and product quality are very important for consumers. The RIS-powered ink refill solution delivers that quality, much more affordably - and is good for the environment. This opportunity to expand our footprint in Europe will be very complementary to the array of services and high level of satisfaction that Saturn's customers have come to expect."
Retail Inkjet Solutions, Inc. (RIS) is the industry leader in retail on-site inkjet cartridge refilling services. The patented RIS InkCenter® kiosk is deployed in more than 670 participating retail locations across the United States, Canada, Mexico and Europe - including Costco Wholesale, Sam's Club, Fry's Electronics, E.Leclerc, Auchan, Metro Cash & Carry, Intermarché, Saturn, WHSmith, Maplin and select University Bookstores. RIS provides customers with unmatched quality while delivering savings of up to 70% when compared to a new ink cartridge purchase. Our InkCenter® kiosks integrate seamlessly into retail environments, delivering a great customer experience. RIS was founded in 2004 by former HP engineers motivated to create a better printing solution for customers at a lower price and is headquartered in Carlsbad, California. For more information, visit www.Go2RIS.com.
For over 50 years, Saturn has been a consumer electronics specialist known for brand name products offered at permanently low prices. Top-notch customer service and a "nose" for tomorrow's trends provide the basis for the company's success story. Founded in 1961, the company operates approximately 200 stores in Germany, Austria, Poland and Luxembourg. Saturn stores offer customers an extraordinarily wide range of products comprising an average of 45,000 different articles including consumer electronics, new media, household appliances, telecommunications equipment, computers and cameras.