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Coupons|Octopus Change Array will launch online shopping in HKTVmall, but the mobile phone must have a function

2021-06-23T13:59:41.521Z

After the government announced the details of electronic consumer vouchers yesterday (19th), citizens who choose to register electronically can receive the first $2000 consumer vouchers as soon as August 1. Octopus also bear the brunt of a press conference today (20th),



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Written by: Ouyang Dehao

2021-06-19 16:54

Last update date: 2021-06-19 16:56

After the government announced the details of electronic consumer vouchers yesterday (19th), citizens who choose to register electronically can receive the first $2000 consumer vouchers as soon as August 1.

Octopus also bear the brunt of the press conference today (20th) to announce the latest details of the discount, and strive to maintain its status as the "one brother" in electronic payment.

In addition to giving Octopus 118 yuan to users who register and spend, Octopus also announces the latest list of merchant cooperation.

These include HKTVmall, Youhe YOHO, and ParknShop online supermarkets that Hong Kong people often visit.

In addition, Octopus also cooperates with food ordering and room reservation platforms, including Café de Coral, Pizza Hut Dr. PHD, KFC KFC, etc., which means that users can use Octopus to deduct consumer vouchers for shopping and order takeaways without leaving home.

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Faced with the emergence of online shopping in the society in recent years, Octopus has also launched an App in recent years, with electronic wallets and virtual MasterCard prepaid cards, so that the public can purchase online without an Octopus card.

However, in order to cope with the distribution of electronic consumer coupons, Octopus announced earlier that it would suspend the account for receiving consumer coupons and transfer the balance to the Octopus wallet to prevent cashing out.

Users can only use the NFC technology of the mobile phone to tap the Octopus card to make a payment. However, there were few online shopping platforms that accepted this payment method at that time.

Consumption Vouchers|Octopus grabs customers to register and spend at most 118 yuan worth of value-added quota of 2 million

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Or in order to make up for the shortcomings of online shopping, Octopus announced today that it will cooperate with a number of online shopping platforms, allowing users to use Octopus cards to pay for online shopping with the touch of a mobile phone. Larger online shopping platforms include HKTVmall, Youhe YOHO, and FORTRESS, a subsidiary of Watsons Group. , PARKnSHOP, Watsons Watsons.

The user's mobile phone must support the Near Field Communication (NFC) function in order to use Octopus to make online purchases.

In addition, there are also AEON online shopping malls, Strawberry, a Hong Kong strawberry network that specializes in cosmetics, electrical appliances, Hong Kong shopping malls, Hong Kong price grid, and doujin pavilions that specialize in local brands.

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In addition to online shopping platforms, Octopus is even more eager to catch up and cooperate with online ordering platforms, including Café de Coral, Pizza Hut, PHD Dr. KFC, KFC, and Big Happy.

Octopus also cooperates with online booking platforms, including KLOOK, kkday, and Flow, which means that users can deduct consumption coupons with Octopus, order takeaways at home, and arrange weekend staycation trips without leaving the house.

If Hong Kong people browse the top ten online shopping platforms most frequently based on Alexa network traffic, Octopus will cover half of them by then. Although it is not as high as Tap & Go's coverage rate, it surpasses Wechat Pay HK and goes hand-in-hand with AlipayHK.

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It is worth mentioning that Boutir, an online shopping technology platform, cooperated with Octopus at the end of last year. Therefore, 130,000 online shops using its technology also accept Octopus NFC function payment to read the amount of consumer coupons.

Octopus Sales and Marketing Director Li Yuer said that in addition to the above online stores, it will continue to cooperate with more merchants. It is believed that when electronic consumer vouchers are officially distributed in August, users can shop at these online stores.

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