MasterCard has announced a partnership with a local Nigerian retailer, Flying Dove Limited, authorized distributor for Sony Corporation and owners and operators of Sony Centers in Nigeria. The partnership between MasterCard and Flying Dove will encourage customers to use electronic payment by offering 5% discount on purchases made with MasterCard at Sony Stores in Nigeria.
Speaking on the partnership, Omokehinde Ojomuyide, country manager, West Africa, MasterCard Worldwide said, “MasterCard cardholders will qualify for a 5% discount on the purchase of any item at Sony Centers across Nigeria. In addition, and as part of the alliance with MasterCard, Sony Center staff will undergo card acceptance and fraud prevention training. We will also be supporting Flying Dove by marketing the discount offer, further showcasing the benefits of moving towards electronic payments to our cardholders.”
Ashok Jain, Managing Director for Flying Dove Limited added, “Working alongside MasterCard has allowed us, as a retail leader in Nigeria, to further solidify our position in the local market.Our vision is to help make payments in all of the Sony Centers more convenient, easier and safer for customers and the Sony Center staff.”
This is indeed a good way to encourage buyers to use electronic payment. Nice job by MasterCard.
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About Flying Dove Limited
Flying Dove has been at the forefront of the Nigerian electronics industry for over thirty years, and currently has four Sony Centre showrooms within Lagos State. There is also Sony Centers in both the International and Domestic Airports. Additionally, we have a showroom in Port Harcourt and are looking to expand to other key cities across Nigeria. Whether consumers buy a Sony television, home theatre system or digital camera, they are guaranteed a purchase that is user-friendly and embodies all aspects of modern technology, design and prestige.