BillEase, the country’s top-rated consumer finance app, and Rex Education, the leading educational publisher in the Philippines through their nationwide retail arm, Rex Book Store, announced the launch of their partnership to offer light and cardless installment options to customers.
Rex Book Store, Inc. is a learning solutions provider offering textbooks, teachers’ resource materials, modules, learning assessments, children’s books, digital products, and other services. Originally a second-hand bookstore in Manila, Rex Book Store started to venture into publishing traditional law books in 1955 and expanded its market to cater to elementary and high school textbooks. More than 70 years later, Rex Book Store has doors nationwide and is now present in the digital space with Rex Book E-store (https://estore.rex.com.ph/) to be your leading learning solutions provider in the Philippines.
Learners, Parents and Educators can buy their learning resource materials in all Rex Bookstores and Rex Book Store e-store.
Launched in 2017, BillEase is an on-demand consumer credit app that provides personal loans, e-wallet top-ups, prepaid load, and gaming credits. BillEase also offers the buy now, pay later (BNPL) that allows customers to avail of installment plans even without a debit or credit card.
Through the Read Now, Pay Later partnership with BillEase, students, parents and guardians, and practitioners shopping at Rex Book Store branches and Rex E-Store can choose from a wide selection of books, assessments, digital learning products and pay only one-third of the price upfront, then split the rest for up to 12 months. Meanwhile, law students can also get authentic law books and references and pay in light and easy installments. For instance, aspiring attorneys purchasing Ferdinand Tan’s Criminal Procedure (2021 Edition), priced at PHP 2,320.00, will only have to pay PHP 773.00 upfront and split the rest into customizable installment plans.
“BillEase is privileged to partner with REX Book Store Inc. in equipping learners. Quality education usually requires a significant amount of money; some may find that a hindrance. We want to bridge that gap and help learners in developing the minds of future leaders,” said Georg Steiger, Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder of BillEase.
Rex Book Store Chief Revenue Officer for Retail, Marjorie Mallari remarked, “New year is a great time for reflection and trying new things. So, after careful thought and in recognition of our customers’ value, we were convinced that this partnership with BillEase is the way to go. This becomes another opportunity for us to enhance our customers’ experience and help them achieve financial ease. They would have better control of their budget, given the offer of light and easy installments even without a credit card. With this, we hope that more and more people explore and maximize this program because Rex Book Store cares.”
To start your Read Now, Pay Later experience with REX Book Store, simply download the BillEase app on your phone:
Play Store: https://billease.co/GooglePlayStore
App Store: https://billease.co/AppleStore
Complete the registration process in as fast as 5 minutes. upload one valid ID, one proof of income and billing, and two character references. Expect application updates via email.
With an approved account and initial credit limit, you can start shopping in 3 easy steps:
1. Visit any of these REX Book Store branches:
📍REX Bookstore – Recto
📍REX Bookstore – Morayta
📍REX Bookstore – Cubao
📍REX Bookstore – Ortigas
📍REX Bookstore – Bicol
📍REX Bookstore – Cabanatuan
📍REX Bookstore – Pampanga
2. After shopping, ask for the BillEase QR code at the counter. Open the BillEase app, click the scan icon on the top right corner, and scan the BillEase QR code.
3. Input the amount, settle the required down payment, and confirm the transaction.