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Access Bank, Visa Partner Online Firm On E-Procurement Services

August 21, 2014

ACCEESS Bank Plc and VISA have singed a partnership deal with an online shopping company-, which is exclusively for Visa cardholders.

This partnership will afford Access Bank Visa cardholders the opportunity to shop online at retail outlets in the United States, United Kingdom and China, as well as enjoy exclusive shipping discounts directly to their doorsteps.

With this development, Access Bank VISA cardholders could now shop from the world's major international retailers with more flexibility and convenience.

They can make purchases online in these countries as if they are local residents and also have it shipped in a few business days.

Already, the move has been seen as part of Access Bank's efforts at boosting electronic payments, e-commerce and fostering ease of transactions, in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN's) cashless initiative,, a global player in the e-commerce and e-procurement industry, offers a faster and more effective means of conducting transactions over the Internet and is currently being used by millions of customers across the world.

The Executive Director, Personal Banking, Victor Etuokwu, said that the introduction of platform was a deliberate attempt by the bank to make financial services easy and accessible to its customers.

"This partnership offers Access Bank Visa Card holders various discount services which include free sign up on portal, free 12 month premium account, continuous discount from selected online stores, 10% discount on low shipping cost till December 31, 2014, among others. We believe that our customers will benefit immensely from this innovation, and the process is straightforward," he stated.

Also the Head of Card Products, Access Bank, Justin Ijeh, said "the bank's commitment to consistently provide innovative products is not just aimed at aligning with the Central Bank's cashless policy, but also designed to make life easier for its customers".

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Source: AllAfrica

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