Case Studies

MyAmexShopping, ShinhanCard x Harvey Nichols

Partnership Overview

Brands often struggle to expand into markets where Google is not the primary search engine. Marketing channels that work well in the brand’s home country may be ineffective in another because they are culturally or linguistically irrelevant. .  

MyAmexShopping offers a portal for retailers to reach into such markets through local banks. Harvey Nichols partnered with MyAmexShopping to increase its customer base in South Korea, a region where Google has limited market share. For this program, Shinhan Bank was the lead credit partner, leveraging the reach and popularity of the Shinhan Card.

Partnership Objective

The partnership aimed to increase sales and basket size for Harvey Nichols through promotional activity via MyAmexShopping and ShinhanCard, using a full spectrum of local marketing channels. It was also designed to build Harvey Nichols brand awareness and recognition in Korea..


Given the importance of the initiative, MyAmexShopping and ShinhanCard drew great consumer attention by making Harvey Nichols their “Merchant of the Month” in February, 2021. To stimulate demand, they created a broad range of special marketing tools:

Higher commission rate for the “Merchant of the Month” promotion

Dedicated landing page on

Solus eDM to all MyAmexShopping user base

Homepage takeover on

Advertising banners across

Search initiative with Naver, the largest search engine in Korea

Multiple collaborations with top Korean influencers to create “community posts” in Naver forums


Harvey Nichols saw remarkable growth through the partnership.. The promotion delivered outstanding month-over-month results (February 2021 vs January 2021):

  • 4,093% Total Sales Grew
  • 319% Average Basket Size: increased
  • 178% Site Traffic Grew
  • 200% New Customer Count Advanced
  • 18 Influencers Made 18 Postings, Generating 30,000 Views in Naver Forums

Key Learnings

  • MyAmexShopping’s “Merchant of the Month” promotion gave Harvey Nichols entry into a diverse range of local Korean marketing channels, publications and influencers.
  • The “Merchant of the Month” promotion not only produced results, but also generated nationwide excitement. Millions of Korean customers were introduced to the brand ,creating a foundation for ongoing sales success.

Get Involved

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PerformID ( has introduced a revolutionary way of working, bringing data and attribution together is a game changer for the card-linking industry. The ability to reward customers and track the performance is a must for retailers so I can see this proposition gaining much attraction and growing immensely. Our experience with PerformID and has been fantastic from beginning to end and we are thrilled to continue working together.

Carolina Paradas
Global Senior Affiliates & Card-Linked Offers Manager, Harvey Nichols

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