Our Story

From pioneering Tax Free Shopping to providing innovations within the Payment and RetailTech sectors, Global Blue has become a leading partner for strategic technology and payments solutions.

Global Blue Story

At Global Blue, innovation is at the heart of our services. 

Our story started over 40 years ago when we pioneered the concept of Tax Free Shopping. 

Today, we provide state-of-the-art technology within Tax Free Shopping, Payment and RetailTech.

Global Presence

As a company with a global vision, we empower stakeholders around the world within the Tax Free Shopping, Payment and RetailTech ecosystems.

54 M


300 K

point of sales

€ 23 Bn

sales in store


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