Touch ‘n Go eWallet announced its collaboration with eCommerce platform Lazada Malaysia on 29 October 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, enabling its over 5 million users to use their eWallet as a payment method on Lazada Malaysia.
Touch ‘n Go eWallet users can now select the new eWallet payment option during checkout on their Lazada shopping cart, for a faster, seamless and more rewarding shopping experience on the Lazada app.
With over 100,000 physical retail points, this collaboration is in line with Touch ‘n Go eWallet’s mission for the Touch ‘n Go eWallet to be made available across all lifestyle touchpoints in the everyday lives of Malaysians, including online platforms.
Ignatius Ong, CEO of TNG Digital Sdn Bhd at the launch said, “Beyond offline retail points, we are excited to present Lazada Malaysia as our first local online retail partner. In Malaysia, the online marketplace is home to 16.5 million online shoppers (according to the Malaysia E-Commerce, International Trade Association, August 2019). That’s the size of half our population and a huge target market. We know Malaysians love online shopping because it’s easy, fast, convenient and mobile. With this collaboration with Lazada, we are offering online shoppers a payment method that is seamless and secure.”
“We are encouraged by the growing number of our shoppers opting for digital payment methods and driving the shift towards a cashless society. We are pleased to have Touch ‘n Go eWallet onboard the Lazada platform to better serve the needs of the ever-evolving consumer as we prepare for the year-end sales season, beginning with 11.11. As a lifestyle destination for all Malaysians, Lazada is constantly innovating and adopting solutions for a sustainable, future-proofed digital economy,” said CEO of Lazada Malaysia, Leo Chow.
The launch event showcased the hassle-free shopping experience with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet through a bricks-to-clicks pop-up store. The physical shopping structure was made possible with the support of other notable brands namely L’Oreal Paris, Maybelline, Garnier, NYX Professional Makeup, Nestle and Unilever who presented their products for purchase.
Touch ‘n Go eWallet’s collaboration with Lazada Malaysia provides its users with a rewarding experience, with amazing promotions and cashback just in time for Lazada’s popular 11.11 and 12.12 annual shopping festivals.
Users can also receive a RM5 discount with a minimum purchase of RM50 on Lazada Malaysia from 29 to 31 October 2019. Users simply need to redeem a RM5 “Collectible Payment Voucher” via the Lazada app, spend a minimum of RM50, and pay with the Touch ‘n Go eWallet to get the RM5 discount (limited to 3,000 transactions and each Touch ‘n Go eWallet User is entitled to receive One (1) RM5 off throughout the Promotion Period)
Going forward, Touch ‘n Go eWallet, looks to reward its users with more offerings on the platform, beyond retail purchases like movies and flight tickets, shopping, mobile reloads, entertainment and F&B deals.
The Touch ‘n Go eWallet is available for download on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store.
Touch ‘n Go eWallet is Now Enabled at All 7-Eleven Outlets in Malaysia
The Touch ‘n Go eWallet announced its partnership with 7-Eleven in downtown Kuala Lumpur on 31 October 2019. The new collaboration will provide the ewallet’s 5 million users the convenience of cashless payment and reloads across all 7-Eleven’s outlets in Malaysia.
This collaboration is part of Touch ‘n Go eWallet’s continuous expansion effort to make the Touch ‘n Go eWallet usage more commonplace and increase its presence at more retail touch points, covering urban and untapped areas alike. Acceptance of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet at 7-Eleven means convenient payment for patrons of the store who are constantly on the go. Additionally, Touch ‘n Go eWallet users can also purchase the reload pins at any of the 7-Eleven outlets that are available 24/7.
“Malaysians are driven by speed and convenience, both of which are the essence that the Touch ‘n Go eWallet lives by. We are excited to be a payment partner with 7-Eleven, Malaysia’s largest convenience retailer as this will supercharge the rakyat’s lifestyle to live, pay and transact digitally anywhere in Malaysia. The addition of 7-Eleven to our large pool of retail points, brings an immense value to our presence and users, ” said Ignatius Ong, CEO of TNG Digital Sdn Bhd.
“The central theme to 7-Eleven’s commitment has always been about catering to consumer needs, in which the key driver of our business is 24/7 convenience. We believe our partnership with Touch ‘n Go eWallet, Malaysia’s leading e-wallet provider, keeps us on point with the ever–changing business landscape, at the same time fulfills our consumers’ evolving payment preferences as well as supports the Government’s drive for the rakyat to adopt digital payments,” said Colin Harvey, Chief Executive Officer of 7-Eleven Malaysia.
The usage of Touch ‘n Go eWallet at 7-Eleven outlets is enabled by Razer Merchant Services. Jasmine Ng, CEO Razer Fintech added, “We are very happy to enable the partnership between Touch ‘n Go eWallet and 7-Eleven with our innovative solutions.” Razer Fintech is Southeast Asia’s leading merchant services provider. Users of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet will simply have to ‘pay-and-scan’ to complete the payment.”
In conjunction with this partnership announcement, first time users who choose to go cashless with Touch ‘n Go eWallet at 7-Eleven will enjoy RM8 cashback by keying in the reload PIN: TNGJG7N1
As part of 7-Eleven’s anniversary celebrations, users can also take advantage of these special promotions:
● From 1st to 7th November 2019, users of the Touch ‘n Go eWallet who spend RM11 and above in a single receipt will receive a one-time cashback of RM7.
● From the 8th of November until 31st December 2019, with every spend of RM20 in a single receipt, Touch ‘n Go eWallet users are entitled to receive RM4 cashback. This cashback, is limited to (2 times) per user throughout the campaign period.
Photo Credits: Touch ‘n Go eWallet and author’s own