au WALLET Card applications surpass 10 million mark!
- KDDI CORPORATION
- Okinawa Cellular Telephone Company
KDDI and Okinawa Cellular announce that on February 24, 2015, the number of total number of au WALLET Card applications surpassed the 10 million mark.
Since beginning taking applications on May 8, 2014, a great number of customers have applied for the au WALLET Card and it has become the fastest  au service to reach the 10 million mark.
In commemoration of surpassing the 10 million mark, from March 6, 2015, KDDI is holding a Big Thank You Fair to show customers their appreciation by offering a campaign where customers receive ¥500 for charging their card, another campaign where customers earn extra points by shopping at Seven-Eleven or Amazon, and more.
KDDI will continue working to expand au WALLET services by holding special campaigns and expanding point advantage stores so that customers can experience daily convenience and money savings.
RICHMEDIA, a portfolio company of KDDI Open Innovation Fund also participates in au WALLET points program. Customers can earn WALLET points at RICHMEDIA's Kamimado service where customers can make reservations at over 8,000 beauty salons and nail salons nationwide.
au WALLET Card overview
au WALLET Card is a new prepaid card that can be charged and used to shop in approximately 38.1 million stores that accept MasterCard (R) worldwide such as convenience stores, drug stores, restaurants, apparel stores, amusement facilities, and online stores.
Using the au WALLET Card earns 1 point for per yen, the card can be charged for use the next time you go shopping. Also, with the au WALLET app, you can easily check your remaining balance and charge the card.
Point advantage stores
KDDI has partnered with various companies to create point advantage stores so that customers can enjoy even more shopping using their au WALLET Cards. At point advantage stores, customers can earn more WALLET points than they would at normal stores. KDDI has partnered with 7 new companies, and as of March 6, 2015, 32 companies and approximately 24,000 stores are point advantage stores. KDDI will continue expanding point advantage stores. For more information on point advantage stores, see the following site.
- Partner companies for new point advantage stores
Nojima Corporation (Partner from February 21, 2015)
KINUYA Corporation (Partner from March 1, 2015)
SANWADO Corp. (Partner from March 1, 2015)
BIGONE (Partner from March 1, 2015)
Kirindo Co., Ltd. (Partner from March 1, 2015)
MOBILE COMMERCE SOLUTION Inc. (Partner from March 1, 2015)
ART CORPORATION (Partner from March 1, 2015)
- Current partner companies (portion)