Manama, Bahrain: E-commerce Bahraini platform, HOMIEZ, will offer BenefitPay as a payment method to 150+ vendors currently on the platform. Integrating BenefitPay will be an added valuable feature that will create convenient and secure payment transactions for vendors and consumers, in addition to enriching the existing features and robust business process extensions on the platform.
Established in 2018, the comprehensive and innovative platform allows vendors to promote their business and sell their products and services to a wider segment, ultimately connecting consumers to a variety of goods and services. Homiez’s current category list, subject to expansion, includes: grocery, all retails products under the market category, maintenance and services, stationary, spa and fitness, flowers and confectionery, food and catering, as well as cleaning services and laundry.
Abdulwahed AlJanahi, Chief Executive of BENEFIT, said: “Creating such partnerships is in line with our mandate to offer innovative solutions to strengthen relationships between businesses and their consumers. HOMIEZ integrating BenefitPay will ensure a fast, reliable, and familiar service that is increasing in demand. It pleases us to support and assist homegrown establishments further expand their services and we look forward to it.”
Sadeq Abdulrasool, Chief Digital Officer of Homiez said: “We are happy to announce this initiative, and we look forward to this fruitful partnership. Offering "BenefitPay" as a payment solution is in line with our mission of providing the best customer experience, ultimately providing our customers with additional payment methods when purchasing through HOMEIZ. In the occasion of this partnership, we will be offering free deliveries for all purchases made via BenefitPay.”
This partnership comes in line with the Kingdom’s vision to create an ecosystem that allows for innovative collaborations, as well as its vision of creating a cashless economy by offering various innovative digital choices such as BenefitPay, which has revolutionized electronic financial services in Bahrain, servings over 300,000 users.
BENEFIT, www.benefit.bh was established in 1997 and is licensed by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB) as an ancillary service provider to the Kingdom’s financial services industry. BENEFIT is owned by Banks in Bahrain, regulated by the Central Bank of Bahrain (CBB), to provide innovative Payment Capabilities, Information Management Solutions, and Business Process Outsourcing Services across different sectors in the Kingdom of Bahrain and the region.
BENEFIT’s range of services – supported by GCCNet in countries within the region – include operating of Automated Teller Machines (ATM), Point of Sale (POS), GCCNet, The GCCNet Dispute Management System, Bahrain Credit Reference Bureau (BCRB),Electronic Fund Transfer System(EFTS), Payment Gateway (PG), Bahrain Cheque Transaction System (BCTS), national e-Wallet BenefitPay ,national Know Your Customer Electronic Platform (E-KYC) and Telecom Bill Payment (Tele BP).
HOMIEZ aims to enable and empower vendors thus, providing an opportunity for them to showcase and sell their products and/or services and become more recognized in the local and regional market. The Platform further facilitates swift engagement between consumers and vendors by allowing vendors to promote and sell their business to a wider segment, which in return connects consumers to multiple vendors offering a variety of goods and/or services. Homiez.me is now having more than 150 vendors and more than 50000 different products.
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