New report: Return on loyalty program Investments Higher Than Ever Before

Nearly 70 percent of consumers modify brands they engage with to earn points; Most loyalty programs fall short when it comes to personalization and customer experience TORONTO and NEW YORK — Bond Brand Loyalty, North America’s leading brand loyalty agency, today released its sixth annual consumer loyalty report. The Canadian …

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Sionic Mobile’s ION Loyalty three-digit checkout with instant rewards gains momentum with small businesses

Business owners gain edge with faster, more secure mobile-to-mobile checkouts PRESS RELEASE: ATLANTA — Sionic Mobile today announced its proprietary, mobile-to-mobile, three-digit checkout process is gaining traction among small business owners. Requiring no new hardware or upfront investment, ION Loyalty provides small business owners with mobile checkouts that are faster, easier and …

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The power of data in building long-term customer loyalty

We as marketers are very lucky to be witnessing a time of great development and exciting change in our industry. For years now, we have been discussing the notion of one-to-one marketing, but without the real technologies and capabilities to fully act on this big idea. Today, the marketing industry …

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Tightening the screws on loyalty programs would penalize consumers instead of helping them, MEI

PRESS RELEASE: MONTREAL — Regulating credit card loyalty programs in order to protect Canadian consumers would entail perverse effects that would harm those consumers, as experiences elsewhere in the world have shown, explains an Economic Note published today by the MEI. Loyalty programs aim to encourage customer loyalty to the …

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ReUp helps independent businesses create branded loyalty payment apps

Friends-turned-entrepreneurs Asim Shahjahan and Kelsey Regan give small business owners the opportunity to build loyalty and reward customers digitally PRESS RELEASE: TORONTO — ReUp, a digital application that lets business owners build their own branded loyalty payment app for iOS and Android devices, has launched in Canada, helping local businesses …

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Making loyalty personal

How many times have you perused the same loyalty rewards catalogue online, weighing the option of this toaster, that bracelet, those golf clubs—only to tell yourself that if you wait just a little longer you’ll have more reward points and can choose from the next tier of rewards? Those days …

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Developing a thoughtful and realistic next-best-action strategy

Why knowing your customer starts with analytics and a well articulated next-best action strategy   In a world of increasingly high consumer expectations, customers want to be known as individuals with distinct preferences, not just a member of a segment. The digital world is challenging marketers to consistently understand and …

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Aeroplan members now earn miles with Toyota Canada

PRESS RELEASE: Montreal, January 5, 2016 – Aeroplan today announced that members can start earning miles across the full automotive customer journey on all Toyota and Scion vehicles in Canada. As part of its new partnership with Toyota Canada Inc. (TCI), Aeroplan Members can earn the following: Purchase/Lease –Members will …

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How Home Hardware is building customer loyalty through relevancy, one customer at a time

  In the quest to retain customers, many retailers across Canada have created their own or joined existing loyalty programs. Rewarding customers for their loyalty and leveraging the data that’s collected as part of these interactions as a means to build real relationships with customers has gained a lot of …

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Bob Macdonald appointed to Loyalty360 Board of Advisors

Bond Brand Loyalty President and CEO Bob Macdonald builds on his commitment to the industry in joining the Board of Advisors for Loyalty360 – The Loyalty Marketer’s Association. Bond Brand Loyalty, North America’s leading brand loyalty agency, is a proud member of the association and a sponsor of Loyalty360’s Engagement …

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