bKash, Shwapno strike merchant deal

March 20, 2013 Dhaka, Bangladesh

Shwapno Chain Superstores, a concern of ACI logistics Limited, will start accepting payments through bKash very soon. An agreement signed on 20th March, 2013 between the fast-expanding retail chain and the leading mobile phone-based financial services operator paves the way to facilitate grocery payments at all 40 retail outlets of Shwapno in the three major cities of Dhaka, Chittagong and Sylhet.  Sabbir Hasan Nasir, Executive Director, ACI Logistics Limited and Rezaul Hossain, Head of Sales & Distribution, bKash Limited signed the agreement on behalf of their organizations. Shwapno now joins hundreds of other Merchants including superstores such as Agora and Meena Bazaar who accept bKash.

On one hand, this arrangement allows Shwapno customers to avail of a new and convenient channel of payment in addition to cash and cards. On the other hand, it allows increased utility for bKash Account holders to use bKash for payments at multiple Shwapno locations.

The agreement signing ceremony was attended by Abu Naser, Chief of Operation, Md. Parvez Chowdhury, Finance Manager, Aftabul Karim Tanim, Head of BTL Communication, Sohel Tanvir Khan, Head of Institutional Sales, Sk. Shahreaz. Qaderee, Senior Executive, Revenue Management, Finance from ACI Logistics Limited and Mohammad Irfanul Huq, National Sales Manager, S.M Zahadul Arafin, Business Analyst, Andalib Alam, Assistant Manager, Asadullah Amil Relationship Officer from bKash Limited.