City Bank and American Express have recently partnered with retail chain shop Agora to introduce a co-branded credit card — The Agora American Express Card.
The cardholders will get gift vouchers of Agora worth Tk 2,000 at the beginning. Customers will also get an exclusive 10 “Aponjon” reward points with every Tk 100 purchase at Agora superstores.
Other benefits include yearly renewal gift vouchers, additional gift vouchers upon reaching a certain spending limit and Agora Aponjon Reward points while shopping at stores all over Bangladesh and abroad. The card users can also get shopping and dining offers at premium retailers and restaurants at home and abroad similar to any other American Express Card. Mohammed Shoeb, chairman of City Bank; Sohail RK Hussain, CEO; Sanjay Rishi, regional president for international business development of One India & Network Partnerships, South Asia and Australia at American Express; Niaz Rahim, chairman of Rahimafrooz Superstores Ltd, the owning company of Agora, and Farhad F Ahmad, CEO, were also present at the launch of the card at the bank head office yesterday.
“The Agora American Express Card will reward our card members with every spending and enhance their shopping experience. Grocery shopping has become a significant part of our everyday lives and this card will make it hassle-free and more rewarding,” said Shoeb.
“Today marks a new milestone for American Express & City Bank as we partner with Agora, one of the leading upscale retail chain stores in Bangladesh. The Agora American Express Card will resonate strongly with customers and enable better shopping and lifestyle experience as Agora’s customer profile are similar to our target audience,” said Rishi.
“This card is the result of such priorities. By using this card, our valued customers can enjoy a unique experience and go beyond their expectations,” said Farhad F Ahmad.