Source: The Philippine Star
Publication Date: 06 June 2011
MANILA, Philippines – Industry leaders RCBC Bankard and Sta. Lucia Mall have recently joined hands to launch the Sta. Lucia Mall – RCBC Bankard MasterCard. Touted as the country’s first-ever shopping mall co-branded credit card, it offers cardholders a range of rewards, rebates, discounts and privileges.
“Our partnerships with established leaders allow us to provide customers with the best products and the best value for their money spent. With our combined strength, the Sta. Lucia Mall – RCBC Bankard MasterCard will attract more mall-goers to Sta. Lucia. No other mall can they enjoy the same privileges, rewards, rebates, discounts and unique benefits than at Sta. Lucia Mall,” says RCBC Bankard president and CEO Oscar Biason.
For her part, Aireen Robles, managing director of Sta. Lucia Supermarket says, “Today’s mall-goers are more discerning and have clear ideas of what they want in a mall. Convenience is top of mind in addition to the value add-ons and the special discounts and rebates they demand. We are confident that the Sta. Lucia Mall – RCBC Bankard MasterCard will be well received by our patrons.”
With the Sta. Lucia Mall — RCBC Bankard MasterCard, cardholders earn rewards points at Sta. Lucia Mall Department Store, Home Gallery and Planet Toys as well as in all participating tenants of Sta. Lucia Mall. What’s more, cardholders earn a 0.5 percent year-round rebate on all retail transactions, including a one percent year-round discount at Sta. Lucia Supermarket and at participating tenants of Sta. Lucia Mall.
Cardholders also enjoy a three-month zero percent installment at Sta. Lucia Department Store and Planet Toys and three to six-month zero percent installment at Home Gallery. Regular installment rates for six to 12-month terms are also available to cardholders.
Andrea Robles-Andres , Sta. Lucia Mall’s VP for Finance and Administration, added, “This launch of the Sta. Lucia Mall-RCBC Bankard MasterCard is something I’ve always dreamt for our mall — something different from what other malls are offering and which is relevant to our mall-goers.” Truly, the launch of this co-brand card is something big for Sta. Lucia Mall as it celebrate its 20th year anniversary this year.