KUALA LUMPUR, 12 March 2020 – In an effort to give customers peace of mind and also a pleasant shopping experience in view of the spread of COVID-19 during this season, AEON Group will spend RM 1.2 million to continue to undertake major sanitization and cleaning initiatives throughout the retail outlets and stores nationwide.
“The WHO just declared the COVID-19 outbreak as a pandemic. In AEON Group, we are constantly placing our customers as our first priority. It is our responsibility to keep our customers and business partners safe from the outbreak., while at the same time, to spur the customer spending to drive up the economy.”
Shafie Shamsuddin, Chief Executive Officer, AEON Retail (Malaysia)
The campaign known as “RAIKAN 101 HARI BERSAMA AEON – SAMA SAMA LAGI BEST” is aimed at offering customers great savings and the opportunity to enjoy value added services and experiences as they shop during the Ramadhan and Hari Raya season.
The integrated campaign, a collaboration between AEON CO. (M), AEON BiG and AEON Credit Service, will kick off on Friday, 20 March 2020 and end on 28 June 2020. It will be held across all AEON Retail stores, including 28 AEON Malls, 34 AEON Departmental Stores, 22 AEON BiG stores, 9 MaxValu Prime stores, 74 AEON Wellness and 24 Daiso Specialty Stores.
The campaign which will be held throughout the country is also aimed at encouraging the usage of the AEON Member Plus (“AMP”) Card, the loyalty and prepaid card that can be used in both AEON CO. (M) and AEON BiG.
“In view of the current COVID-19, we have to be extra cautious in managing our day to day life and minimise the risks of the virus being spread through hands such as passing cash from one person to another. With AEON Member Plus card, we want to encourage shoppers to download and take advantage of the AEON Wallet for ease of mind when it comes to making payment without having to make cash transactions or hold any cash in hand.”
Yuro Kisaka, Managing Director of AEON Credit Service (M) Berhad
To signify the launch of the Campaign on 20 March 2020, an ‘All Night Sale’, a special event, that will start at 6pm and end at 6am the following day will be held at all AEON Malls, AEON Department Stores, AEON BiG (selected standalone stores), AEON Wellness and Daiso (franchised by AEON). The event will be streamed ‘live’ on AEON Retail Facebook, with special celebrity appearances such as Diana Danielle and Izzue Islam.
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