AEON and McDonald’s Announce New Payment Method for McDelivery
Bangkok–24 Mar–Spark Communications
AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited has partnered with McThai Company Limited, the operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Thailand, to introduce McDelivery mobile payment services allowing customers to pay by credit card from wherever they make their order.
Additionally, AEON is extending privileges on its recently launched “365 Days AEON…your endless happiness” with McDonalds, the leading global food service retailer, to include special deals on meal sets when eating at participating McDonald’s branches around Thailand.
“It gives me great pleasure in continuing our strong partnership with McThai, the operator of McDonald’s restaurants in Thailand. Since launching our AEON Easy Pay service in August last year we have seen a growing number of consumers show preference for mobile payments, and we are pleased McThai will be introducing the first mobile credit card payment for their popular McDelivery service. Our goal is to become one of Thailand’s major players for mobile point of sales services (mPOS) and our partnership with McThai is the latest step in our journey,” said Mr. Yasuhiko Kondo, Managing Director, AEON Thana Sinsap (Thailand) Public Company Limited.
“In addition to the AEON Easy Pay services, we have also been working with McDonald’s to add exclusive privileges to our “365 Days AEON…your endless happiness” campaign for AEON credit cardholders, and our customers will be able to take advantage of special prices for McDonald’s meals at participating restaurants throughout Thailand,” he added.
AEON Easy Pay will allow all credit card holders to experience the benefits of mobile payments, a new way to pay that makes it simpler than ever to pay for McDelivery. During the campaign, AEON credit card holders will also receive a free McDonald’s corn pie when ordering though McDelivery Service and spending more than THB 100 by AEON credit card from today until 20th May 2014.
AEON credit cardholders will also be able to enjoy McDonald’s Extra Value Meals at special price only at THB 69 at participating McDonald’s restaurants, reduced from THB 139.
Ms. Petcharat Uthaisang, Marketing Director of McThai Co.,Ltd, said, “The partnership between McDonald’s and AEON responds to the modern lifestyles and we believe that there will be an incremental cross enjoyment for both customer base. McDonald’s is a lifestyle chain restaurant brand offering convenience and modern choice with value for money to more than 8 million customers a month. During the promotion AEON Royal Orchid Plus Platinum, AEON Gold & Classic cardholders can enjoy McDonald’s Extra Value Meals including Filet O’ Fish Set, McNuggets Set, Deluxe Cheese Burger Set, Samurai Pork Burger Set, McChicken Set and Spicy McWings Set only at THB 69 each from today till February 28, 2015.”
“McDonald’s priority is to respond to the demands of a wide diversity of customer’s lifestyles and to deliver food and services at great values and convenience at anytime, anywhere. We are proud to serve customers with the first credit card payment for McDelivery, AEON Easy Pay Service (mPOS). the new channel of payment, we are anticipate that the cashless payment will grow 10-20% and our McDelivery service will increase 30%. The collaboration with AEON is not only enhancing customer’s satisfaction and offering great benefits for customers but this synergy is also mutual benefit that reflects in customer base expansion for both brands.” Ms. Petcharat added.
“At AEON, we understand clearly the demands placed on consumers’ daily lives, and in turn, AEON is committed to making shopping easier by supporting more convenient payment services such AEON Easy Pay to complement the growing range of the customer privileges we offer,” added
Mr. Yasuhiko Kondo