5 Tips to Boost Revenue during Canada Day using your Loyalty Program

2021-08-17T00:03:53-04:00June 21st, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign, Marketing Ideas, Rewards Program|

Now that patio season is in full swing, using customer loyalty programs in tandem with summer promotions is a surefire way to keep your visitors happy and rewarded for their patronage. Canada Day and the week surrounding it is a HUGE shopping opportunity for restaurants and retailers alike. Everyone will want to get out and celebrate! How can you [...]

Why Electronic Gift Cards Benefit Retailers

2021-04-30T13:46:03-04:00April 30th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Gift Card Program, Marketing Ideas, Rewards Program|

Electronic gift cards have become a beneficial tool for businesses in the retail industry in the last year. But the question is, why? As we continue to pivot through this pandemic, many businesses have had to bring their physical store online. More and more consumers are choosing to shop online (whether they have the option or not to shop in-store).  In fact, according [...]

5 Tips for Starting a Small Business Loyalty Program

2021-05-05T07:54:50-04:00April 20th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs|

How impactful are small business loyalty programs? How can you stand out from other businesses, on a smaller budget? The secret is: it's easy! We're sharing our 5 tips for starting a small business loyalty program and showing you just how creative you can get with the tools that come with a program. 1. Have a game plan We understand that as a small [...]

4 Customer Loyalty Program Examples (to spark your inspiration!)

2021-04-09T04:55:19-04:00April 6th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign|

What makes a successful customer loyalty program? There are many pieces to this puzzle. Customer loyalty programs are all about building a relationship with your customers. How do you do that? By choosing the tactic that's right for your business. We've listed four customer loyalty program examples that we hope will spark some inspiration for you! The Cheesecake Cafe The Cheesecake Cafe is a [...]

3 Things We Learned at the 2021 RC Show

2021-03-11T16:04:31-04:00March 11th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs|

A hospitality loyalty program: one of the key solutions to recovery and resilience for the hospitality industry in 2021. With great pleasure, the Ackroo team had the opportunity to take part in the RC Show 2021 ONLINE LIVE, hosted by Restaurants Canada.  The focus was “Feeding the Recovery” for the hospitality industry. How can businesses in the industry thrive and survive during challenging [...]

5 Valentine’s Day Promotions for Customer Loyalty Programs

2021-05-05T08:14:30-04:00February 10th, 2021|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs|

Customer loyalty programs are a great way to help boost holiday themed promotions. So how can you utilize your loyalty program this Valentine’s Day? The day of love is right around the corner so we want to make sure you’re ready with these 5 promotions that are easy to implement.   Sharing is Caring with a Promotion Encourage customers to increase their total spend [...]

4 Tips to Prep Your Retail Loyalty Program for 2021

2021-08-16T23:44:18-04:00December 14th, 2020|Blog, Business Growth, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign, Rewards Program|

There is one thing we can all agree on: 2020 was not our favourite year. So why not start with giving your retail loyalty program a fresh face to help you get on the right foot for the New Year? Your retail loyalty program has always played an important role in your business, but it’s also safe to say it played an extra special [...]

What Your Customers Want to Know About Your Customer Loyalty Program

2021-04-09T05:05:37-04:00December 1st, 2020|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Loyalty Campaign|

You’re officially ready to launch a customer loyalty program. Your loyalty rules are set, your staff is trained, and your customers are ready to start earning rewards! Now what? Before signing onto your customer loyalty program, your customers want to know exactly what they’re signing up for. Does your company offer special promotions on certain days i.e. double rewards days? Is there a cost [...]

Why Your Business NEEDs an eGift Card Program This Holiday Season

2021-05-06T07:25:27-04:00October 23rd, 2020|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Gift Card Program|

It’s no secret that the sale of digital gift cards helped many businesses get through the difficult spring and summer months this year. Since COVID-19 forced shut downs of in-store operations, businesses started to explore an eGift card program to give their customers more options. Also, they promoted them as a way for patrons to safely support their favourite [...]

The Benefits of Introducing a Gift Card & Loyalty Program

2021-05-06T07:41:05-04:00May 30th, 2019|Blog, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs|

Gift card and loyalty programs have become a fundamental part of a retailer's ecosystem over the past few decades. Although the additional expense may seem like a financial burden to some, the need to create better customer buying experiences has created a high demand to differentiate your business with these added options. Benefits of a Loyalty Program Here are just a few ways your [...]