ABOUT VALUEDESIGN

  • To Closed-System Electronic Money
  • To Gift Cards
  • To Coupons and Giveaways
  • To Pointcard

Valuecard is an Electronic Money System That Allows You to Create Private-Label Prepaid Cards

Valuecard ASP Service is the Best Selling System in Japan

Installation Results: 500 Companies / 48,239 Shops (Including Outside Japan) *As of 26 Jul 2016 and over 52,000 shops installed Value Design in 2017

Why Value Design is the Industry Leader?

Established Sales Promotion Framework with Proven Marketing Experience and Know-How

  • Installing a prepaid card system alone cannot make your business more successful.
  • This is why we provide one-stop service that includes system design, promotion planning, card issuance, and operational support.

Variety of Promotional Features and Japan's Top-Rated E-Money System

  • We operate a unique system specifically designed to promote consumers activity
  • We are equipped with one of the most advanced data centers in Japan to manage sensitive information securely.

Affordable ASP Service to Minimize Your Initial Cost

  • You can save on initial costs by choosing the transaction fee model. With Japan's best selling system, we can offer high quality services at affordable prices.
  • Our Valuecard Reader (VT-3000 Terminal) offers quick and cost effective system installation
Company Background
Company name
Valuedesign Inc.
Location
5F CCIC Bldg.,2-7-1,Nihonbashikayabacho Chuo-ku,Tokyo,103-0025,Japan
Representation contact
TEL:03-6661-0115 / FAX:03-6661-0116
Establishment
July 26,2006
Capital
783,520,000 yen (the capital reserve of 381,760,000 yen contains)
Representative director
ONOE TORU

ServicesValuecard ASP Service

We Leverage on Valuecard to Provide One-stop Service to Support the Business Growth of our Clients.

Planning Promotion Planning and Proposal Creation
As the best selling system provider in Japan, we make most use of our proven experience and know-how to offer custom tailored system design and promotion planning that meet your objectives and goals.
Tools Affordable Design, Card, and Promotion Tool Production
We offer a variety of card designs at affordable prices through our domestic and global supplier partnerships.
(Design creation, white plastic unembossed card production, UG & Encoding, etc)
Operation Comprehensive Retail Operation Support
We support retail staff training by providing operation manuals, FAQs, and other helpful tools.
System System Support Framework
We customize our system to meet your business requirements. You can choose the most suitable network connection from VPN, leased lines, or a credit card transaction network, depending on your business needs.
Legal and Account Legal and Accounting Support in Compliance with the Payment Services Act
We will build an operational flow that complies with the Payment Services Act, related regulations, and accounting operations.
Sales Promotion Sales Promotion Support for Prepaid Cards (Gift Cards)
We offer strategic distribution channels to sell and promote your cards. That includes online shops, "gift card stores" and corporate sales channels.

SystemA Sales Promotion Platform Where One System Can Issue and Manage E-Money, Gift Cards, and Point Cards

Valuecard ASP service is a system to issue and manage e-money, gift cards, and point cards.
Our ASP service allows you to use a highly secured, online and real-time Valuecard Control Center at an affordable cost.

Transaction Processing Feature

This feature allows you to access our dedicated servers through network, process Top Ups and payment (usage) operations, and update real-time balances.
The processing speed between the terminal and server is typically less than 2 seconds.

Administrative Feature for Head Office

Web-based Administrative Console is provided for easy administrative control from the comfort of your head office.

  • Card Information Reference Feature: Search and browse the deposit and payment transactions of each card
  • Head Office Administrative Feature: Execute lump-sum payments to issued cards, support technical issues including magnetic strip malfunctions and returned cards.
  • Data Aggregation Feature: View and export (in CSV format) daily and monthly data, sorted by registered groups or shops.

Status Page

Card holders can see their transaction history, balance and expiration dates on a PC or mobile phone.

Customer Support

Our call center provides support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year for technical issues with cards and terminals.

Valuecard Reader (VT-3000 Terminal)

Dimensions
165x 115x110mm (LxWxH)
Weight
780g (1.72 lbs)
Power supply
100ACV±10 50Hz/60Hz, 9DCV/2A
Features
  • Built-in automatic paper roll cutter
  • WiFi connection
  • Credit card transaction feature (optional)
Recommended System Requirements
ADSL, optical fiber link (Protocol: TCP/IP, Internet VPN, etc.)

Valuecard Handy Reader (TM-P1000)

Dimensions
36×80×170 mm(L×W×H)
Weight
325 g
Power supply
Operation Charge 2 hours
DC12V±20%, It supplies electric power and charges from an AC/DC adaptor
Features
  • Thermal printer 384dot/Line Rolled paper Wide:58mmφ:30mm
  • Credit card transaction feature (optional)
Recommended System Requirements
3G Network Communication module:docomo、softbank Correspondence
The exclusive terminal set by needs can also be prepared.

Business Opportunities

For Your Business
Closed-System Electronic Money Prepaid Card

You can offer rechargeable, prepaid cards to your customers as e-money and redeemable only at your stores.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to increase customer's repeated business by offering private-label electronic money."

"I want a way to accept payments for my online shop."

Service Target
Customers can use cards repeatedly and earn points every time they shop at their favorite stores or online.

For Gifts
Gift Cards

You can offer modern and more sophisticated gift service by replacing outdated paper gift certificates with electronic plastic cards.

You can also significantly reduce the administration needed to manage cash balances.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to boost demand for gift purchases to win new customers."

"I already issue paper gift certificates, but managing them is tedious."

Service Target
You can offer a sophisticated way to exchange money by giving and receiving gift cards for seasonal occasions, presents, and promotional events.

For Promotions
Coupons and Point Cards

You can leverage a variety of promotional tools like coupons and giveaways to encourage customer visits.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to have a storefront promotional event to attract customers quickly."

"I want to prepare giveaways for newly opened stores or promotional events to improve repeat customer business.”

Service Target
You can use as giveaways and point cards for your company or shop.

You can offer rechargeable, prepaid cards to your customers as e-money and redeemable only at your stores.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to increase customer's repeated business by offering private-label electronic money."

"I want a way to accept payments for my online shop."

Service Target
Customers can use cards repeatedly and earn points every time they shop at their favorite stores or online.

You can offer modern and more sophisticated gift service by replacing outdated paper gift certificates with electronic plastic cards.

You can also significantly reduce the administration needed to manage cash balances.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to boost demand for gift purchases to win new customers."

"I already issue paper gift certificates, but managing them is tedious."

Service Target
You can offer a sophisticated way to exchange money by giving and receiving gift cards for seasonal occasions, presents, and promotional events.

You can leverage a variety of promotional tools like coupons and giveaways to encourage customer visits.

We Have Solutions for You!

"I want to have a storefront promotional event to attract customers quickly."

"I want to prepare giveaways for newly opened stores or promotional events to improve repeat customer business.”

Service Target
You can use as giveaways and point cards for your company or shop.

HOW VALUEDESIGN CAN HELP YOUR BUSINESS?

If you were
  • Coffee shop chains, fast food chains

    Increased Repeat Customer Business!

    Increased Repeat Customer Business!

    Challenges "Stamped, paper cards are simple and convenient, but we can't build a database for follow-up..."

    Solutions We offer prepaid cards that earn points according to the total Top Up and usage. We got better insight of our repeated customer's business, which used to be difficult to obtain in F&B establishments.
    We increased total charge amounts by offering a limited-time charge promotion campaign.
    We increased repeat customers with a higher transaction average, which resulted in higher average sales per customer by 10% compared with cash paying customers.

  • Supermarkets /
    Drugstores

    Improved Sales and Cashier Service Speed

    Improved Sales and Cashier Service Speed

    Challenges "It's difficult to differentiate ourselves from competitors with conventional point cards..."

    Solutions Prepaid cards that are redeemable and earn points both at stores and online.
    By offering a limited 5-day promotion campaign on paydays (on the 25th for example), customers can enjoy privileges and easy monthly budgeting for groceries.
    By offering private label electronic money, you can maximize the benefits to both stores and customers. For example less coins handling and faster cashier service experience.
    By combining POS data and CRM tools, you can compile marketing data to conduct more effective sales promotions.

  • Dry cleaning chain

    Increased Average Sale per Customer

    Increased Average Sale per Customer

    Challenges "We want to differentiate ourselves with value-added service to survive fierce competition amongst competitors..."

    Solutions Prepaid cards that reward 3,300 yen when 3,000 yen is Top Up.
    Prepaid card users tend to have higher spending rate for optional services such as creasing and waterproofing. It allowed more aggressive sales promotions and an average sales increased of 10% is achieved per customer.
    You can smooth out the ups and downs of the business cycle by offering members-only sales during low seasons.

  • Digital content /
    Online shops

    Increase the Ability to Bring in Real-World Customers to Online!

    Increase the Ability to Bring in Real-World Customers to Online!

    Challenges "Web-based sales promotion has been the usual method for digital content (games, etc.). It is challenging to attract more customers..."

    Solutions You can conduct online transactions by simply entering a card number and PIN on a website.
    You gain more effective distribution channels and can approach new customers by issuing prepaid cards and selling the cards through "gift card stores".

  • Fashion /
    Eyewear

    Created Demand for Gifts!

    Created Demand for Gifts!

    Challenges "It is difficult to sell items as a gift because everyone has different sizes and tastes..."

    Solutions Stylish gift cards available for any price.
    Buying a gift for someone is never easy. You can offer prepaid gift cards for your customers as an alternative for gifts. Their loved ones can redeem any item he or she likes at your stores.

Increased Repeat Customer Business!

Increased Repeat Customer Business!

Challenges "Stamped, paper cards are simple and convenient, but we can't build a database for follow-up..."

Solutions We offer prepaid cards that earn points according to the total Top Up and usage. We got better insight of our repeated customer's business, which used to be difficult to obtain in F&B establishments.
We increased total charge amounts by offering a limited-time charge promotion campaign.
We increased repeat customers with a higher transaction average, which resulted in higher average sales per customer by 10% compared with cash paying customers.

Improved Sales and Cashier Service Speed

Improved Sales and Cashier Service Speed

Challenges "It's difficult to differentiate ourselves from competitors with conventional point cards..."

Solutions Prepaid cards that are redeemable and earn points both at stores and online.
By offering a limited 5-day promotion campaign on paydays (on the 25th for example), customers can enjoy privileges and easy monthly budgeting for groceries.
By offering private label electronic money, you can maximize the benefits to both stores and customers. For example less coins handling and faster cashier service experience.
By combining POS data and CRM tools, you can compile marketing data to conduct more effective sales promotions.

Increased Average Sale per Customer

Increased Average Sale per Customer

Challenges "We want to differentiate ourselves with value-added service to survive fierce competition amongst competitors..."

Solutions Prepaid cards that reward 3,300 yen when 3,000 yen is Top Up.
Prepaid card users tend to have higher spending rate for optional services such as creasing and waterproofing. It allowed more aggressive sales promotions and an average sales increased of 10% is achieved per customer.
You can smooth out the ups and downs of the business cycle by offering members-only sales during low seasons.

Increase the Ability to Bring in Real-World Customers to Online!

Increase the Ability to Bring in Real-World Customers to Online!

Challenges "Web-based sales promotion has been the usual method for digital content (games, etc.). It is challenging to attract more customers..."

Solutions You can conduct online transactions by simply entering a card number and PIN on a website.
You gain more effective distribution channels and can approach new customers by issuing prepaid cards and selling the cards through "gift card stores".

Created Demand for Gifts!

Created Demand for Gifts!

Challenges "It is difficult to sell items as a gift because everyone has different sizes and tastes..."

Solutions Stylish gift cards available for any price.
Buying a gift for someone is never easy. You can offer prepaid gift cards for your customers as an alternative for gifts. Their loved ones can redeem any item he or she likes at your stores.

Merit 1
Boost Sales!

Diversifying promotion methods can expect to generate more sales.

1. Boost Repeat Rate Limited time offers will be effective as you can specify the special offer to your customers according to their charge/payment amount. You can expect higher revenue by improved repeated of e-money users. You can leverage on a variety of promotional tools such as coupons and giveaways to encourage customer's visit.

2. Increase the Average Sales per Customer The average sales per customer tends to be higher among prepaid card users than cash-based customers.

3. Win New Customer Acquisition You can create more stylish and uniquely designed cards compared to paper gift certificates. They are also highly convenient with electronic transactions capability and meet broad range of demands for gifts. Gift cards are effective as a new customer acquisition tool where existing customers can introduce new customers.

Merit 2
Boost Profits

With improved cash flow provided by Top Ups and Forfeiture gain (from expired cards), you can take advantage of additional capital funds for new promotional campaigns.

1. Improve Cash Flow with Deposits You can improve cash flow with Top Up values from customers to secure future sales. With improved cash flow, you can gain financial advantages such as reduced financing cost.

2. Earnings from Forfeited Value You can take advantage of the expired value that could amount to approximately 5-8% of total amount issued (*based on our past records) as additional capital funds for new promotional measures.

Merit 3
Reduce Costs!

You can expect a significant reduction in workloads by replacing conventional paper gift certificates with paperless system and reducing cash-based transactions.

1. Streamline Administrative Operation at Head Office Electronic gift certificates can significantly improve administrative costs by eliminating collecting operations that are required for paper gift certificates. You can aggregate real-time data of the number of cards issued, and the balance of Top Ups, used and unused amount on the administration screen in the PC.

2. Streamline Retail Operations Since Valuecard incurs value at the point of issuance, it provides easier security management without requiring strict inventory management or secure storage space.

CLIENT LIST

Installation Flow

You Can Start Using Valuecard within 1 - 2 Months

Signing Up

We support you from filling of application form to managing installation schedule. (Registration to the Internet connection is required to use the administration screen.)

Sharing Objectives and Targets

We will design the installation plan together by sharing the objectives and targets of the client company.

Planning (System Design)

We will propose tailor-made plans to meet your objectives by leveraging our unique know-how and a number of successful past achievements.

Issuing Card (Design, Production), Making Promotional Tools

We have a proven track of records of creating a variety of design cards from the standard colour printing to special processing and transparent designs. Please feel free to contact us for design proposal and promotional tool production.

Operation
(Planning, Training)

We will assist the smooth installation by providing operation manuals and shop staff training. We also provide legal and accounting related support.

Service Start

After the installation, we will constantly monitor the effectiveness of sales promotion and make changes accordingly.