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Air Miles expands partnership with Samsung Pay for points

Mobile wallet usage in Canada continues to rise, spurring points deal with Air Miles The AIR MILES Reward Program and Samsung Canada announced today two new offers that give AIR MILES Collectors the ability to get more Miles while completing everyday purchases. For a limited time, Collectors will get Miles …

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Joint bid under new corporation targets Aeroplan loyalty business for $250 million in cash

TORONTO–Air Canada, The Toronto-Dominion Bank, Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce, and Visa Canada Corporation, on behalf of a corporation to be formed, have made a proposal to Aimia Inc. to acquire its Aeroplan loyalty business (including approximately $2 billion of Aeroplan points liability at March 31, 2018) for $250 million …

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Rewards leveraged to encourage healthier living

TORONTO–Today Carrot Rewards announced that Canadians can now earn RBC Rewards points when they invest in their wellness by learning how to live healthier, and by achieving daily step goals with the Carrot Rewards app. “Joining hands with one of our country’s largest banks provides us with a terrific opportunity …

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Westjet, RBC form new loyalty program called Ampli

TORONTO–RBC and WestJet announced today they are creating Ampli, a next generation loyalty platform that will deliver unparalleled value to consumers through amplified earning power on a simple and convenient digital solution. Open to all Canadians, Ampli will provide members with merchant offers, flexible rewards and exclusive bonuses. In addition, …

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Aimia sells Air Miles trademarks for Canada to Diversified Royalty

MONTREAL–Aimia Inc. has sold the Air Miles trademark. The data-driven marketing and loyalty analytics company announced today that it has divested itself of the Air Miles Trademarks for Canada to Diversified Royalty Corp. Aimia transfers the Air Miles Trademarks, license and royalty agreements for Canada to Diversified Royalty Corp. for …

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National Gift Card implements first gift card sequencer machine of its kind in the world

NGC enhances gift card fulfillment automation systems for the B2B loyalty, rewards, and incentive market with technology investment CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. — National Gift Card Corp. (NGC) has purchased two new gift card fulfillment machines from Kern International Inc., the American subsidiary of the Swiss-based manufacturer of the fastest card …

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Goodyear announces Air Miles contest winner

EDMONTON–Dieter Lucius from Edmonton, Alberta, has won 50,000 AIR MILES Rewards Miles from Goodyear Canada Inc., an AIR MILES Sponsor for over 25 years, and is the only tire manufacturer to offer AIR MILES Reward Miles on tires and related mechanical services. The contest was open to all Canadian AIR MILES Collectors …

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Peoples Trust takes home three awards at 2016 PX Payments Awards

“We’re thrilled to continue to champion prepaid cards in Canada in support of financial inclusion, and help companies to re-think prepaid in order to bring innovative and new payment technologies to market,” said Peter Read, president of Peoples Card Services. “We’re seeing an unmatched 90 per cent reload rate with …

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