rewards

  • HotelTonight is revamping their rewards program with infinite levels

    HotelTonight is revamping their rewards program with infinite levels

    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 the app. It was generally well received but maybe a little under ambitious – it maxed out at level 4 – which granted a user as much as 20% off in extra savings after spending a… Read More

  • Amazon Prime’s latest perk is a new Rewards Visa Card with 5% back

    Amazon Prime’s latest perk is a new Rewards Visa Card with 5% back

    Amazon announced this morning it’s teaming up with Chase to introduce a new Visa credit card exclusively for its most loyal customers, Prime members. The card offers Prime members 5 percent back on Amazon purchases, as well as other rewards, including 2 percent back at restaurants, gas stations and drugstores, and 1 percent back everywhere else. This is not Amazon’s first entry… Read More

  • Uber teams with Sears on new rewards program for drivers and riders

    Uber teams with Sears on new rewards program for drivers and riders

    Uber today announced yet another rewards program for its drivers and riders, this time in partnership with retailer Sears and its “Shop Your Way” loyalty platform. The program offers drivers points redeemable for products at Sears, Kmart and Lands’ End, as well as discounts on vehicle maintenance and repairs at Sears Auto Centers. Meanwhile, riders who sign up will earn… Read More

  • FiveStars Gets $50M To Help Small Retailers Run Loyalty Programs Like Their Bigger Rivals

    FiveStars Gets $50M To Help Small Retailers Run Loyalty Programs Like Their Bigger Rivals

    FiveStars, a five year-old startup that has built a platform and app to run loyalty programs and shopping analytics for small brick-and-mortar retailers, has received a reward of its own: the company has raised a round of $50 million, funding that it plans to use to continue its focus on “mom and pop shops” and building its brand and business across the U.S., CEO and… Read More

  • To Create A Habit, Focus On The Reward Crunch Network

    To Create A Habit, Focus On The Reward

    On May 1, 1981, American Airlines launched its frequent flyer program AAdvantage. Since then, a flood of loyalty programs have attempted to bring customers back through rewards. Today, you can become a card-carrying member of just about anything: hotels, supermarkets, drugstores and pizza chains. If you’re in a store, chances are someone will ask, “Would you like to join our… Read More

  • Amazon’s Prime Members Start To Get Benefits From Other Digital Stores

    Amazon’s Prime Members Start To Get Benefits From Other Digital Stores

    Amazon is truly committed to pushing Prime membership to stratospheric heights, and a new expansion that sees it bringing benefits to Prime customers from e-commerce websites beyond its own walls should prove its commitment to the program. Prime members can now get free, next-day shipping on purchases made at British retailer AllSaints’ online store (via Re/code). The arrangement also… Read More

  • Boomerang Rewards Lets Web & Mobile Publishers Give Out Free Gift Cards, Earn Extra Money

    Boomerang Rewards Lets Web & Mobile Publishers Give Out Free Gift Cards, Earn Extra Money

    Chicago-based social gifting service Boomerang, which has been inching away from its consumer-facing product over the course of 2013, is now expanding its B2B platform with today’s launch of Boomerang Rewards. An extension of its previously launched gifts platform for business, the new Rewards service now brings similar gift-card sharing options to publishers, including those on web… Read More

  • Larky Raises $650K To Help You Redeem Your Membership Program Perks And Discounts

    Larky Raises $650K To Help You Redeem Your Membership Program Perks And Discounts

    Larky, an Ann Arbor, Michigan-based startup focused on helping users take better advantage of discounts and benefits from various clubs or members-only organizations like AAA, AARP, as well as health insurance providers, credit card companies, and more, is today announcing a seed round of $650,000. The round, which officially closed in late 2012, was led by North Coast Technology Investors… Read More

  • Kiip Launches Version 2 Of Its API To Move Beyond Leaderboards And Achievements Into “Moments”

    Kiip Launches Version 2 Of Its API To Move Beyond Leaderboards And Achievements Into “Moments”

    Kiip, a company that allows app developers to embed both real-world and virtual rewards and achievements within their own app has announced version 2 of its API this evening, and it sets the company up to step outside of its gaming genre. Basically, the company is surfacing a new system that records achievements within apps, which it calls “Moments.” Up until recently, Kiip was… Read More