Messaging apps have seen a surge of popularity in recent years as people seek ways to communicate more directly than on social networks. But they also have been adding large group chat options into th
Last year HotelTonight launched HT Perks, their own twist on a hotel loyalty program. The program is level-based, meaning user “level up” as they meet certain tiers of lifetime spend in th
Hilton and Amazon have teamed up on a new initiative that will allow member of Hilton’s Honors loyalty program to shop Amazon using their points. This is the first time a hotel brand has offered
Verifone, FIS and digital payments startup Modo announced a new system that will enable customers to pay for any merchandise they want using only accrued credit/debit loyalty points. The novel part of
The one downside to using Hotel Tonight is that you have to forgo the loyalty points you’d normally earn from a hotel stay. That’s because almost all major hotel brands now won’t gi
Uber sent an email to LA riders yesterday announcing they are doing a temporary promotion that looks very much like a loyalty program. Each UberBLACK ride taken will give riders 200 points, and when t
Starbucks this morning announced the overall of its mobile application, now used by 17 million people, in an effort to create a more personalized experience for its customers. The changes rolled out a
Big box retailers like Best Buy and Target have all kinds of financing card programs for their customers. But smaller and medium-sized merchants have no way to give their customers the same kind of fi
UK-based mobile wallet app Yoyo Wallet has quietly brought their mobile payment technology to the U.S. and has been stealthily rolling out services with select partners in a private beta. The compan
When it comes to encouraging consumer loyalty, Starbucks’ program involving its mobile app and accompanying rewards card set a high bar for the rest of the industry to follow. Today, a new compa
Late last week, Apple quietly updated its loyalty pricing program with several improvements that should drive more sales to organizations, IT pros and education.
Restaurant rewards startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.mogl.com/">Mogl</a> has launched a new app that will make it even easier for users to get cash back or donate meals to local food banks.
Mobile payments startup <a target="_blank" href="https://squareup.com/">Square</a> is introducing a heavily requested feature today with the launch of a customer loyalty punchcard program. New digital
<a href="http://www.bellycard.com/">Belly</a>, the Chicago-based loyalty platform which just closed <a href="https://beta.techcrunch.com/2012/05/08/customer-loyalty-and-rewards-platform-for-local-bu
When it comes to daily deals and loyalty programs, local merchants are constantly bombarded with new options. Groupon has leapt ahead in daily deals, and there quite a few players in the loyalty progr