Tokyo, September 24, 2014 – Rakuten Auction, Inc. today announced that it has concluded a business partnership agreement over ticket sales with Hunza Inc., which manages TicketCamp (http://ticketcamp.net/).
This partnership is designed to further expand c the ticket turnover of each company by means of attracting customers from the homepages of both companies, and creating mechanisms to promote and stimulate transactions. For the future, the companies have plans to display products handled by TicketCamp in the search function of Rakuten Auction.
TicketCamp receives more than 7 million monthly visitors to the site, making it one of the largest ticket sales sites in Japan. As such, this will serve to expand the options for tickets that can be purchased by Rakuten Auction users. In addition, this will increase the number of views of and searches for merchants on TicketCamp, with the expectation being that this will thereby increase the accuracy of matching and boost the frequency of transactions.
Rakuten Auction, Inc. and Hunza, Inc. will continue to strengthen this partnership in the future, with the aim of providing customers of both companies with a convenient and user-friendly service.
About Rakuten Auction (URL: http://auction.rakuten.co.jp/)
Rakuten Auction is a comprehensive flea market auction site that was jointly financed by Rakuten, Inc. and NTT DoCoMo, Inc. It allows users to easily and safely make transactions through Rakuten Anshin Payment Service, which allows individuals to carry out transactions between themselves anonymously. Another characteristic feature is that there are no registration fees, monthly usage fees, or item listing fees. Those people who post the winning bid are awarded Rakuten Super Points according to the monetary value of the bid.
About TicketCamp (URL: http://ticketcamp.net/)
TicketCamp is a C2C ticket sales site that was designed and developed by Hunza, Inc. Its characteristic features include the adoption of escrow payments, transaction monitoring, mobile authentication, an evaluation system, identity verification, and other features that eliminate the uneasiness over transactions between individuals to allow its users to make use of the site with peace of mind. It serves as a marketplace for the listing of tickets where users that want to sell tickets can be matched up with those looking to buy tickets through a request function for the desired tickets.