LONDON, January 30 /PRNewswire/ --
- ASDA Electricals customers receive online digital receipts and additional free services for their newly-purchased items
MyThings.com (http://www.mythings.com) has partnered with the successful UK retailer ASDA, a Wal-Mart company, to help protect ASDA customers' online purchases. ASDA Electricals (http://www.asda-electricals.co.uk) customers can now anonymously save their receipts for free, complete with images, descriptions, model numbers, prices, dates purchased, and warranty expiration dates. After saving their receipts, users gain access to MyThings services, including accessories, product information, manuals, downloads, warranties, insurance, and free valuation. Members can also register other belongings free of charge.
Emma Mead, General Manager, Multi Channel Trading at ASDA noted that "As part of our vision to become the UK's best value retailer, we are pleased to partner with MyThings. We selected MyThings because they offer our customers real added value for their purchases."
"MyThings gives ASDA additional ways to maintain contact with their customers post-sale," added David Kiashek, Head of Business Development, Europe at MyThings.
Other major UK partners of MyThings include Tesco Direct, Currys, Halfords, Jessops, Casio and Goldsmiths.
Founded in 2004, MyThings seeks to be the most comprehensive global online registry of people's belongings. It is a free online tool that keeps track of purchases and belongings, and provides online storage of receipt, warranty and insurance documents; access to manuals, drivers, recall, repair and recycling information; and deals on accessories and related products. MyThings also offers free online valuations of art & antiques, jewellery, and collectibles. MyThings also runs Trace.com, an international database of lost and stolen property used by the world's top auction houses and law enforcement agencies. MyThings has offices in London, England; Menlo Park, California; and Tel Aviv, Israel.
One of the UK's top retailers, ASDA currently has 347 stores, 160,000 colleagues and approximately 1.2 million on-line visitors each week. Founded in 1965, ASDA became part of the Wal-Mart family, one of the biggest retailers in the world in 1999.
MyThings is a trademark and Trace a registered trademark of MyThings, Inc.
ASDA, Currys, TigerDirect, Casio, Tesco, Tesco Direct, Halfords, Jessops, and Goldsmiths are registered trademarks of their respective companies.
David Kiashek, Head of Business Development, Europe, of MYTHINGS, +44-(0)870-767-3465; or Clair Hufton, Press Office, of ASDA, +44-(0)113-241-7829