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Devji Rolls Out Instore bwallet Payments
October 14, 2019
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14 October 2019 - Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
bwallet, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading digital mobile wallet and the first of its kind to provide peer-to-peer money transfer, has joined forces with Devji since 1950 to offer customers instore bwallet payments. Patrons of any of Devji since 1950’s branches across Bahrain can now enjoy fast, convenient and secure cashless payments via any smartphone instead of cash or card, along with exclusive offers for bwallet customers.
 
bwallet, the Kingdom of Bahrain’s leading, consumer-friendly digital mobile wallet and the first of its kind to provide peer-to-peer money transfer, was launched in 2018 by Arab Financial Services (AFS), the region’s foremost FinTech enabler, in partnership with Batelco, Bahrain’s leading digital solutions provider. It has since been rolled out across thousands of leading retail businesses, cinemas, hotels, F&B and entertainment outlets throughout the Kingdom and is being utilised daily by an ever-growing customer base. bwallet users can simply scan a QR code for seamless transactions and enjoy quick, secure and easy cashless payments with exclusive benefits through their mobile phones.
 
Speaking of the partnership, B. Chandrasekhar, Chief Executive Officer of AFS said: “We are delighted to welcome Devji since 1950 to the growing bwallet family and support their goal of transforming the overall customer experience. bwallet delivers a convenient, secure and lifestyle-driven payment method that reflects the future of payments. Optimized for a mobile audience, users of any smartphone and subscribed to any telecommunications operator can use bwallet when purchasing items from Devji since 1950 and the host of other retail outlets at which bwallet is available.”
 
Devji since 1950, is a Bahrain born brand that has been in existence for more than half a century. The brand has carved a niche for itself both in Bahrain & across the GCC. Every Devji offering is accompanied with the invisible labels of Purity, Quality, Craftsmanship & Value, the name Devji since 1950 has come to mean trust to thousands of customers across the GCC. The brand today has made its mark in Bahrain, UAE & the Sultanate of Oman.
 
Mr. Prakash Devji CEO - Retail said: “bwallet is the pioneer of digital payment platforms in Bahrain and we at Devji since 1950 are proud to be associated with them. As technology evolves at breakneck speed, we will see a total shift in the way traditional business is conducted. Young millennials adapt very quickly to newer technology, and digital payment is emerging strongly as an alternative to cashless transactions. We will see a host of changes happening in the retail industry. These are going to be exciting times for everyone!”
 
The bwallet app offers a host of attractive features. These include: International Money Transfer to Bangladesh, Egypt, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Sri Lanka and the United Kingdom; International Prepaid Mobile Top Up to any international prepaid mobile phone account in over 150 different countries; In-App Batelco Bill Payments enabling customers to buy Batelco Prepaid credit or pay Postpaid and fixed line bills; and Bill Splitting which allows users to divide costs of shared expenses so that everyone can pay their share instantly and accurately.
 
Further information about bwallet, its growing services portfolio, its offers and exclusive cashback promotions can be found by visiting Batelco.com. Download the free bwallet mobile app at GooglePlay or Apple’s App Store.