Campaigns to Run During the Holiday Season Using Your eGift Program

2023-12-05T18:23:34-04:00November 27th, 2023|Blog, Business Growth, Digital Gift Cards, Gift Card Program|

The season of giving is just around the corner and that means that there’s perhaps no better time than now to align your marketing campaigns with an eGift program. But to truly optimize your program during the critical holiday season, you’ll need an informed strategy. This article examines best practices for unleashing the power of your eGift program all season long. eGifting During the [...]

Clover: Bulk Funding Gift Cards

2023-07-20T15:53:11-04:00July 20th, 2023|Ackroo Community|

Hi Ackroo Community, We just released a feature that we think will be very helpful and speed up transactions at checkout.  Introducing Bulk Gift Card Funding via Clover. When you have a lineup of customers and one of them needs to purchase multiple gift cards, no longer will it take the clerk precious time and delay others from a quick checkout experience.  We've added [...]

Plastic to Pixels: The Rise of the Digital Gift Card

2023-07-20T09:48:48-04:00July 20th, 2023|Blog, Digital Gift Cards, Gift Card & Loyalty Programs, Marketing Ideas|

Gift cards are big business. In fact, according to a 2015 study by the Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, gift cards are so popular among Canadian shoppers and gift-givers today, that 70% of Canadian gifters report that they prefer them to traditional gifts. What you may find more surprising, however, is the recent surge of interest of a digital gift card. (Image source: Pixabay) [...]

4 Restaurant Management Tips for Increasing Profits and Diner Satisfaction

2023-03-31T11:11:41-04:00March 31st, 2023|Blog, Business Growth, Gift Card Program, Loyalty Campaign, Marketing Ideas|

Restaurants are a popular aspect of culture throughout the world. Yet, managing this type of business effectively continues to be challenging. There is no shortage of competition and consumers understandably expect high-quality service. Not to mention there’s the tricky balancing act of optimizing finances to offer the best experiences while bolstering profit margins. Image Source: Pexels It’s important to utilize tactics that [...]

Win your customers’ hearts with gift card promotions

2021-12-06T23:34:18-04:00August 18th, 2021|Blog, Uncategorized|

As Marketing Professionals, we know that consumers, like you and me, want to save money! That’s why sales are so popular. Shoppers love taking advantage of a good discount! As we all know, buying something on sale and getting a good deal is gratifying. If customers consistently feel they are getting great value shopping with you, that positive experience [...]

Why Electronic Gift Cards Benefit Retailers

2021-12-06T23:52:14-04:00April 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 [...]

Ackroo Releases 2020 Audited Financial Results

2021-05-21T11:01:46-04:00April 28th, 2021|Business Growth, Press Releases|

ACKROO RELEASES 2020 AUDITED FINANCIAL RESULTS ACHIEVING 16% YOY REVENUE AND 167% YOY EBITDA GROWTH Ackroo delivers solid growth during challenging year HAMILTON, Ontario, April 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ackroo Inc. (the “ Company ” or “ Ackroo ”) (TSX-V: AKR) (OTC: AKRFF), a loyalty marketing, payments and point-of-sale technology and services provider, has filed its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2020. The results for the [...]

5 Tips for Starting a Small Business Loyalty Program

2021-12-06T23:54:05-04:00April 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 [...]

Member Spotlight: RAPS Animal Hospital

2021-05-05T08:33:44-04:00November 11th, 2020|Blog|

We Consider Ourselves Lucky To Have Such Great Clients And It’s Important To Show Them The Love Too! For November’s member spotlight, we wanted to highlight Regional Animal Protection Society (RAPS) Animal Hospital, who just began their journey with Ackroo this year! Their program has already grown and proven to be a valuable asset to their company.  We are so proud and excited [...]