Gotcha!mall an AI, on-the-go shopping web app for 24 hours Targets over 3 million members in 2 years

Information Technology Press Releases Tuesday September 4, 2018 12:27
Bangkok--4 Sep--Agate Communication

In the technology disruption era, the leading innovation and technology firm Grand Design Co Ltd has announced its opening of Gotcha!mall, a Japanese famous personalized coupon web application, under the concept of "Shopping is entertainment" for the first time in Thailand.

Mr. Kazuya Ogawa, Founder of Grand Design Co Ltd, said that Gotcha!mall is a platform that links consumers, retailers and famous brands on smartphone. The platform is developed to satisfy the need of new generation, reach the target group broadly, and create opportunities and advantages among the tough business competition. Currently, Gotcha!mall is quite successful in Japan and Taiwan growth rate of redemption (Number of purchase) 332.1% from 2017-2018. Following its achievement, the company plans its service and operation expansion in ASEAN, starting from Thailand.

"As a hub of ASEAN region, Thailand provides a good opportunity in retail and online business expansion. Moreover, Thai consumers do online shopping because it is so convenient and fast. Only their fingertip clicks on products they want," he said.

Mr.Toshiya Matsuo, Managing Director of Grand Design Co Ltd, said Gotcha!mall adopts PWA (Progressive Web Application) system by Google to connect consumers with offline stores efficiently. Consumers can receive online coupon from and use it for discount when they buy products. This allows consumers to enjoy on-the-go shopping anywhere and anytime. Meanwhile, stores and brands can make the marketing plan and data analysis with AI Algorithm system on this Omni Channel platform to get more insight of consumers' behavior. The company targets men and women who are 18-50 years old and live in the Greater Bangkok to be its users.

"The distinguish point of Gotcha!mall is the adoptation of AI Algorithm system as well as continuously expands its operation in Japan and other Asian countries including ASEAN, China and Taiwan to link all users together. We target to be the largest omni-channel platform in Asia by using social network as our news and promotion distribution channel. Gotcha!mall also support retailers and other businesses to attract clients and boost the sales in line with the growth of tourism market," he said.

The companies formed partnerships with Thailand's influential conglomerates and successfully made a total of over 1,500 stores join Thailand's "Gotcha!mall" that include convenience stores "FamilyMart" and "Lawson" and supermarket "TOPS". The companies plan to expand the network in Thailand.

Mr. Matsuo added that with Gotcha!mall unique system, over 1,500 shops can satisfy customers' need. The company targets to have 3 million members and over 20,000 shops on Gotcha!mall in Thailand by 2020.

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