Lazada of­fers off­line pay­ment ser­vices at 7-Eleven

New Straits Times - - Business -

KUALA LUMPUR: On­line store Lazada Malaysia is of­fer­ing cus­tomers off­line pay­ment ser­vices in stores na­tion­wide through its part­ner­ship with 7-Eleven Malaysia Sdn Bhd and MOLPay Malaysia.

Chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Han­sPeter Res­sel said this al­lowed cus­tomers more flex­i­bil­ity.

“Some cus­tomers pre­fer cash on de­liv­ery, some pre­fer on­line trans­ac­tions, while others like to pick up their items in stores.

“We cater our ser­vices to serve dif­fer­ent types of cus­tomers,” he said af­ter launch­ing the over-the­counter pay­ment so­lu­tion here yes­ter­day.

“The part­ner­ship is a strate­gic fit, lever­ag­ing 7-Eleven and MOLPay’s in­di­vid­ual strengths.

“Lazada views this as an al­ter­na­tive pay­ment op­tion for on­line shop­pers.

“Through this col­lab­o­ra­tion, we en­able Malaysians to shop for over 12 mil­lion items avail­able on our web­site, com­bined with the fa­mil­iar­ity of pay­ing over-the­counter at any 7-Eleven store na­tion­wide,” said Res­sel.

7-Eleven is the num­ber one con­ve­nience store chain in the coun­try, with more than 2,150 out­lets, serv­ing more than 900,000 cus­tomers ev­ery day.

Chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer Gary Brown said there was a tremen­dous in­crease in pay­ments at 7Eleven stores by Lazada cus­tomers as they pre­ferred to hand out cash and re­ceive their items.

“We be­lieve that it is im­por­tant for us to keep up with the hottest trends, as well as in­tro­duce new prod­ucts and ser­vices that would garner fur­ther at­trac­tion and leave a pos­i­tive im­pact on our cus­tomers,” said Brown. Ber­nama

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(From left) Lazada Malaysia chief ex­ec­u­tive of­fi­cer (CEO) Hans-Peter Res­sel, 7-Eleven Malaysia CEO Gary Brown and MOLPay Malaysia CEO Eng Sheng Guan at the launch of the Lazada-7-Eleven-MOLpay Malaysia part­ner­ship in Kuala Lumpur yes­ter­day.

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