Leading Japan with 60% market share, Amaten to become the next Amazon in the gift card industry, estimated to reach $2.7 trillion in value by 2027.
6th August 2020 – Japans largest digital gift card marketplace Amaten has announced plans to globalize its brand across the world, after record sale that reached $100 million USD. The company has reinvented the digital gift card solutions to create a win-win situation for both consumers and shops, shooting to a resounding growth in recent years. Today, Amaten has set up its first overseas operations in Dubai, UAE.
Since 2019, the gift card market generated profits worth $617 billion, this number is projected to reach a revised size of $2.7 Trillion by 2027 as demand for going cashless is accelerating during the Covid-19 era. It is a market thats is rarely talked about yet, its current technology is completely obsolete into todays digital world.
Retailers increasingly refer to the adoption of digital gift cards, yet they struggle with technical errors that make their cards easily compromised to be used multiple times, causing financial losses, in addition to more common issues, where gift cards have limited purchasing options and tight expiry dates.
This is where Amaten comes to the rescue, the massive success the fintech company has brought in Japan comes from the revolutionary makeovers that it created in the digital gift card industry.
At first glance, Amaten is engineering their digital gift cards with blockchain integration. It is taking the gift card and putting on a smart contract making it truly digital thus, illuminating all the structural shortcomings of the current technology. This provides a great advantage for merchants and consumers from a security standpoint, as theyll be able to trace gift cards ensuring that its not compromised, as Blockchain will ensure the highest level of data encryption.
This advanced integration makes Amaten the most secure gift card issuer on the internet, thus tackling the Gift Card Error issue that is commonly seen among other suppliers. A long-awaited paradigm shift in this fintech industry.
Apart from accepting gift card purchases using cash, Amaten was among the first mark ...