More local companies adopting cashless payment system
Posted on : 23 May 2018  Source of News: The Borneo Post

KUCHING - More and more local companies are now adopting the cashless payment via wave or mobile payment.

This was mentioned by Sarawak's Assistant Minister of eCommerce, YB Datuk Naroden Majais who said shoppers can now enjoy the convenience of going cashless in major local shopping complexes.

“tHe Spring is the first mall in Kuching to offer another mode of payment with the Boost app and we can foresee a future whereby we won’t need to have our cash on hand when we go shopping or when we dine at the shopping mall," the minister said when officiating tHe Spring’s ‘Together Gather, Jom Celebrate’ campaign at the mall’s South Court on May 21. 

Shoppers at tHe Spring Shopping Mall will now be able to enjoy a seamless payment experience by using e-wallet application called Boost which currently has over 2.4 million users with online and offline merchants located in over 12,000 touchpoints in the country.

YB Datuk Mohd Naroden also pointed out on theneed to focus on in-store shopping experience such as welcoming shoppers and learning about the products which are available.

“It still requires the human touch and experiential-based marketing which is something tHe Spring has been successfully delivering to the shoppers over the years,” the minister added.

During the launching ceremony YB Datuk Mohd Naroden Majasi also joined 130 children from Sarawak Orphans Welfare Association (Peryatim) for a sumptuous ‘buka puasa’ dinner at tHe Spring’s Food Bazaar. Also present were tHe Spring Management Services general manager Datin Christine Ling and Boost chief executive officer Christopher Tiffin.