JCB International announced Takashimaya Company, Limited (Takashimaya) and the Joint Stock Commercial Bank for Foreign Trade of Vietnam (Vietcombank) will start issuing JCB credit cards.
Takashimaya’s new Ho Chi Minh City Takashimaya is located in the Saigon Centre shopping center, opening on July 30. Takashimaya has 19 department stores in Japan and one each in Singapore and Shanghai. Vietcombank is the largest bank in terms of card transaction amount in Vietnam. It has had an alliance with JCBI in merchant acquiring business since 1991 and has been issuing JCB cards since 2012.
Cardholders receive points with purchases at shops and restaurants in Saigon Centre and all Takashimaya department stores including Singapore, Shanghai and Japan. Points can be redeemed for gift cards and other rewards.
Established in 1963, Vietcombank is always one of the biggest commercial banks in Vietnam with the strategic partner of Mizuho Bank, prestigiously offering such a wide range of financial services. To be more highlighted, Vietcombank is also the pioneer to the extent of card products and services in Vietnam market. Thanks to the continuously strong efforts of diversifying products, enhancing services quality and applying advanced technologies in the card business as well as expanding the merchants and ATMs network nationwide.
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