TJ Hughes Adds Ukash as Online Cash Option

June 21, 2013 12:44 pm

Rolling Stones tickets and Ukash vouchers up for grabs as discount department store website gives customers a new way to pay

London, 4th June 2013 – Discount department store, TJ Hughes, has added online cash payment provider, Ukash, to its website as an exciting new way for shoppers to buy. To mark the launch, customers have the chance to win two pairs of tickets for the Rolling Stones concert at Hyde Park, London on 6th July as well as £350 worth of Ukash vouchers.

t j hughesTJ Hughes specialises in home and fashion, fragrance and cosmetics, technology and electricals, offering consumers big name brands at up to 70% discount. And with more consumers preferring to shop with cash online, Ukash now enables TJ Hughes’ customers to pay for items without having to provide their credit or bank card information.

“Adding Ukash as an online payment method means our customers can snap up premium brands online, benefiting from our discount prices, and without needing a credit or debit card,” said Martin Fisher, Head Of Ecommerce at TJ Hughes.“To celebrate the launch of this partnership we’re really excited to be able to offer our customers the chance to win Rolling Stones tickets as well as £350 worth of Ukash vouchers.  TJ Hughes customers paying with Ukash also benefit from a 5% discount, helping them save even more on big brands.”

The Ukash/T J Hughes competition for Rolling Stones tickets runs from 3rd – 17th June 2013. All customers have to do is register on the Ukash website for automatic entry. The competition for £350 worth of Ukash vouchers runs from 6th – 20th June on the T J Hughes Facebook page here.

“TJ Hughes aims to give consumers access to big name brands with big savings”, added Malcolm Berg, Director of Merchant Services for Ukash. “Being able to give their customers more choice over how they pay for those brands is crucial. Ukash provides the flexibility for consumers who may not want to use their debit or credit card online or simply want more control over their spending by using cash.”

Ukash is the global online cash payment method that enables consumers around the world to use cash to shop, pay and play online safely, securely and conveniently. Developed to protect personal identity and financial information when making online transactions, reducing the threat of credit and debit card fraud for consumers, Ukash has no age limit, so consumers of all ages can make the most of safe payment online. This makes it a valuable alternative payment method for online retailers who want to reach the widest possible audience.

ukashUkash codes are purchased with cash in retail outlets such as shops, petrol stations and kiosks. The unique 19 digit codes can then be used to pay directly on any of the thousands of websites that accept Ukash transactions worldwide, or loaded onto prepaid cards and e-wallets.

The maximum single value allowed is £200/€250 and the maximum amount that can be held by an individual customer is £1,000/€1,250 – equivalent values in other currencies apply to both sums.

Pioneering the online payment market over a decade ago, Ukash has grown to 460,000 physical points of purchase and is available in more than 50 countries. It is regulated by the UK Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

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