Exclusive SHOP.CA REWARDSTM Bonus Offer for Visa Debit Customers

Toronto, ON May 1, 2013 – Visa Canada and SHOP.CA are pleased to announce an exclusive opportunity for Canadians who want to SHOP HAPPY and use their Visa Debit card at one of Canada’s premiere online Shopping destinations, SHOP.CA.

From now until May 15th, 2013, Canadian Visa Debit cardholders will earn a bonus $15 in SHOP.CA Rewards for all Visa Debit purchases over $100, in addition to being entered for the chance to win a $10,000 Visa Debit shopping spree when making purchases at SHOP.CA.

“Canadians continue to embrace online shopping in record numbers and many have come to rely upon the functionality, convenience and security that Visa Debit offers.  Visa Debit opens up the world of eCommerce for consumers who lack access to a traditional credit card or prefer to shop using funds drawn directly from their own bank account, said Sue Whitney, Head of New Products, Visa Canada.  “We are proud to be working with to extend the benefits of Visa Debit, offering their customers the opportunity to be rewarded for doing something as easy as shopping with their preferred method of payment.”

Launched in July 2012, SHOP.CA offers millions of products, from thousands of brands  across 26  categories and offers Free Shipping and Free Returns 365 days a year.  With Canadians continuing to turn to online shopping, which is growing at a rate of approximately 13 per cent year-over-year and with global digital retailing expected to represent 15-20 per cent of all sales, the team at SHOP.CA is focused making eCommerce accessible to Canadians and recognize that creating relationships like this one with Visa is important for Canadians to get the online service they expect.

“We are driven by a passion to be the number one e-commerce destination in Canada, a place where Canadian consumers can discover anything they want to buy online,” said Drew Green, ceo and co-founder of SHOP.CA. “Offering Canadians the products, service and rewards they deserve is just the beginning of our offering.  We work with world-class entities like Visa Canada to ensure we are bringing special promotions that make every day online purchases that much more special,” added Green.


SHOP.CA is committed to becoming Canada’s leader in online shopping by striving to provide a unique Canadian experience that combines an authoritative selection of products, unparalleled service and a social loyalty program that Rewards members on every purchase. Launched in July 2012, SHOP.CA offers Canadian online shoppers a compelling alternative to current shopping options.


For further information and/or interview opportunities, please contact:

Lisa Kwong | NKPR | | 416.365.3630 x242

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