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Watsons expands Atome partnership to Philippines

Watsons expands Atome partnership to Philippines

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Watsons, Asia's largest international health and beauty retailer, is announcing a partnership with Atome a leading Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) platform. The partnership will offer flexible deferred payment options across 947 outlets in the Philippines as well as purchases through its physical stores, website and mobile app. In August this year, Atome also launched the first Atome Card in the Philippines.

Watsons also partners with Atome in other Southeast Asian markets including Malaysia, Thailand, and Indonesia. Danilo S. Chiong, managing director of Watsons Philippines, said, “We are excited to partner Atome and offer buy now pay later acceptance across Watsons’ physical and online outlets in the Philippines, covering over 947 stores across the country. Buy now pay later is one of the fastest-growing trends in the Philippines.”

“Our customers in the Philippines can now shop and pay for Watson’s beauty, health, and wellness brands through Atome’s zero-interest, flexible, and trusted payment option, thereby increasing access and affordability of our products and services for our consumers,” Chiong added.

Zine Nedil, General Manager at Atome Philippines, said, “We’re excited to launch our partnership with Watsons in the Philippines and build on the success we’ve seen in other markets such as Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia. Now, Watsons consumers here can enjoy the same convenience, flexibility and zero-interest payment option when shopping and paying at Watsons in-store and online.”

 

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