GoTyme Bank Launches ‘Rewarding’ Partnership with Robinsons Supermarket and Go Rewards
L to R - Eelan Reyes, Head of Sales, GoTyme Bank, Carmina - General Manager, Robinsons Department Store, Celina Chua Group General Manager, Robinsons Department Store and Toy's R' Us, Stanley Co, Managing Director, Robinsons Supermarket, Cesca Cruz, Director for Growth Marketing, Go Rewards, Aaron Foo, Chief Strategy Officer, GoTyme Bank
Aside from the ease and convenience of opening an account through physical kiosks, GoTyme Bank account holders are in for many perks as the Gokongwei-led digital bank launches its partnership with Robinsons Supermarket, Shopwise, The Marketplace, and the Go Rewards lifestyle rewards program.
Through this partnership, account holders can now present their active GoTyme Bank Visa debit card at the checkout counter to avail of Go Rewards points and cashback promos. For its initial offering, they can claim 20% cashback in the form of Go Rewards points, up to a maximum of 200 points, on their first single-receipt purchase using the GoTyme Bank physical debit card in participating Robinsons retail stores.
‘Phygital’ perks and partnerships
The GoTyme Bank kiosks with its friendly and helpful ambassadors are now available across 27 Robinsons Supermarket, 5 Shopwise, and 6 The Marketplace branches.
Those who will open an account can claim their card in just under five minutes, can conveniently cash-in and cash-out for free at the cashiers to fund their accounts.
Customers who use their GoTyme Bank debit cards to pay for their purchases will earn Go Rewards points anywhere they shop and get 3x Go Rewards points all Robinsons affiliated stores.
“The partnership with Robinsons Supermarket will allow us to be present in locations that are highly integrated into the daily lives of Filipinos. In line with our mission of bringing next-level banking products and services, people will now be able to open a bank account where they shop, eat and relax,” says Aaron Foo, Chief Strategy Officer at GoTyme Bank.
“The kiosks are the main touchpoints of our ‘phygital’ model (physical + digital) where one can open an account in under 5 minutes. Our bank ambassadors who represent the human connection of this strategy will always be present to walk our customers through the process,” adds Eelan Reyes, Head of Sales at GoTyme Bank.
Stanley Co, Managing Director of the Supermarket Segment of Robinsons says, “This (GoTyme) puts us at the forefront of digital transformation. By allowing customers to open an account in the supermarket, we can hopefully encourage more Filipinos to open an account with ease and confidence. Customers can now do their grocery shopping and banking needs all in one place.”
“The partnership with GoTyme Bank will offer a more rewarding shopping experience—Go Rewards members get personalized offers and points boosters when they pay with GoTyme Bank,” says Cesca Silvestre-Cruz, Go Rewards Director for Growth Marketing. “The partnership is staying true to Go Rewards’ promise of becoming a Happiness Booster, rewarding members wherever they spend their hard-earned money.”
Customers can find the GoTyme Bank kiosks in Robinsons Supermarket at the following Robinsons Malls : Galleria, Ermita, Las Pinas, Malabon, Metroeast, Magnolia, Novaliches, Antipolo, Cainta, Otis, Lipa, Pangasinan, Imus, Malolos, and Tarlac.
Kiosks will likewise be available in the following Robinsons Supermarket branches : Regalado Fairview, Victory Mall Caloocan, Citi Square Malabon, BF Paranaque, Woodsville Merville, Karangalan Pasig, Cloverleaf Balintawak, Berkeley Comonwealth, Z Square Banawe, Circle C Congressional, Montalban Towncenter, and B Hive Mall Valenzuela.
The following branches of Shopwise will also have the kiosks: Sucat, Commonwealth, Araneta Center Cubao, Festival Mall Alabang, and San Roque Antipolo. Other locations for the initial rollout are The Marketplace branches in Ayala Makati, Rockwell, Shangri-La, Venice Grand Canal, Katipunan, and at 8 Forbes BGC.
This list will be continuously updated at the GoTyme Bank website as 180 kiosk locations will be made available by end year. For more information on how you can Go Send, Go Shop, and Go Save with a GoTyme bank account, visit www.gotyme.com.ph.