CEO Weekends: secures Access Bank and Visa partnerships to enhance e- retail services




Online retailer has partnered with Access Bank Plc and VISA to provide a payment platform exclusively to Visa cardholders.

Out of partnership, all Access Bank Visa cardholders can shop online at retailers in the U.S, U.K. and China, as well as enjoy exclusive shipping discounts directly to their doorsteps.

A statement issued by the bank says that the partnership is in line with the Central Bank of Nigeria ,CBN’s cashless initiative. This move is seen as part of Access Bank’s efforts at boosting electronic payments, e-commerce and fostering ease of transactions.

Executive Director, Personal Banking, Victor Etuokwu, said that the introduction of Shoptomydoor. com 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 percent discount on low shipping cost till December 31, 2014. We believe that our customers will benefit immensely from this innovation, and the process is straightforward,” he stated.

Also Head, Card Products 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.”

While the surge in e-commerce has given rise to concerns about online security, the bank has allayed customer fears by confirming that its cards are protected with top-notch security tools.

In addition to the in-built security mechanism, Access Bank’s VISA Cards are protected and verified by VISA features respectively. Access Bank has consistently position itself as a Bank of choice through its commitment to providing innovative banking solutions to its customers and growing entrepreneurs through partnership.