Globe’s mobile money provider GCash joins forces with the leading online shopping destination Lazada to make your online shopping experience more convenient. The groundbreaking partnership now brings GCash to Lazada as the one of the payment methods available! The team-up was announced Wednesday at a press event at Yes Please!, BGC.
GCash users will now be able to pay for their Lazada purchases using their money stored in their GCash wallet. For existing users, it’s as simple as selecting GCash as the payment method and linking their GCash registered mobile number then finally tapping a button to confirm.
The GCash and the GCash App itself is actually simple and straightforward to use. To put money or cash-in to your account you can visit any of over 16,000 GCash partner stations nationwide such as 711, SM Business Centers, Robinsons Business Centers, Puregold and Villarica Pawnshops branches for free.
Anthony Thomas, the President and CEO of Mynt, the operating company behind GCash had this to say about the app’s functionality:
“Being able to shop online using the GCash App solves two problems, mainly providing convenience to consumers to shop online without a credit car, and enabling merchants to expand their consumer base and minimize risk on COD transactions”
Ray Alimurung, CEO of Lazada Philippines also weighs in on the monumental partnership as well as future plans:
“With Lazada and GCash’s collaboration, customers will have more flexible payment options and enjoy exclusive and exciting promotions.”
The newly-minted pair of GCash and Lazada will be having said promotions for customers who pay using GCash especially with the upcoming Lazada Sale days on 10.10, (October 10), 11. 11(November 11) and 12. 12(December 12). These types of sales happen in Lazada all year long, during dates with repeating numbers. In these sales, customers can get up to 50% discount up to PHP 300 on items.There are also flash sales which occur rapidly and more frequent, where customers can enjoy 20% discounts up to PHP 200!