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3 Tips on how to welcome Spring into your restaurant! 

Posted by Garbo Kwan
 During the winter season, people tend to hibernate indoors to stay warm and cozy. In order to stay ahead of your competition during the slower winter season, it’s a good idea to think outside the box and create an environment where your customers can feel warm and cozy too so that even on cold days, they will still want to make the trek out to your restaurant. If you have long winters in your country then you KNOW how much customers are dreading the cold weather and waiting for warmer days..
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Topics: Loyalty, News

Bring Some Irish Luck Back to Your Restaurant

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Ready to find your restaurant's pot of gold? This year Saint Patrick's Day falls on a Saturday, which is sure to bring folks out for a traditional hearty Irish breakfast and a pint of Guinness. It’s time to put on your green attire, find your four-leaf clover and attempt to catch a leprechaun. Whether you own a diner, bar, or restaurant, be ready to offer up the most creative Irish-inspired products for your customers.
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty

Hospitality Industry, Get Ready For Wedding Season!

Posted by Garbo Kwan
Spring is the season for new beginnings and in North America, one of the most popular times for people to announce their wedding plans happening later in the year. For businesses, this is also a great time to examine how you can tap into the $300 billion global wedding market.
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards

Tips to Boost your Valentine's Day Sales

Posted by Bruno Winkelmann
Nowadays, besides giving gifts to significant others only, we also include our family members and close friends in Valentine's Day, turning this holiday into one of the most celebrated times of the year as well as one of the biggest spending days. At the top of the chart, North Americans are the ones going full speed towards this day. Expected to spend over $19 billion in 2018, American shoppers are craving different ideas, scavenging the web and malls for great promotions to make this one of..
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards

E-Gift Cards, Customized Loyalty Programs: What Are You..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
As the New Year brings in new ambitions and milestones to be accomplished, it’s time to understand elements and trends that will aid you in achieving your goals this year. Whether you are running a restaurant or working in a retail store, keep the momentum going with the following New Year’s resolutions for your business.
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards

Don’t Get Trampled at This Year’s Black Friday Sale. Here..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
It’s that time of the year again, where the whispers of Christmas carols begin to fill the air and deal-crazed shoppers are out to roam the streets. Over the years, Black Friday has become a time of excitement, unbelievable offers and a bigger turn out than the previous years. It has been projected that total spending this year will be $630 billion. One can say it is a kick starter for the holiday season. But don’t stress, here are 5 ways that Givex products will help you survive either your..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards

Amaze Your Customers with These Loyalty Program Techniques

Posted by Bryan Wang
You have a loyalty program. What’s next? With 83 percent of consumers saying they belong to at least one loyalty program it is important to make sure your loyalty program stands out from the crowd. In the United States of America alone consumers have 29 loyalty program memberships per household. As such you may be wondering how to jazz up your loyalty program or may be looking for the best implementation techniques.
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Topics: Loyalty

4 Lessons from the Starbucks Rewards Program Changes

Posted by Bryan Wang
The Starbucks loyalty program is incredibly popular (with 11.1 million active program members as of January 2016), and it’s frequently referenced as the mobile payments success story for brands (the mobile ordering app accounts for 6 million orders a month).  Based on the program’s success and popularity, it came as quite a surprise when the multi-billion dollar coffee chain announced sweeping changes to its widely acclaimed My Starbucks Rewards loyalty program.  Change is always difficult, but..
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Topics: Loyalty

Using Gamification for Customer Engagement

Posted by Bryan Wang
As customers become increasingly indifferent to offers and traditional marketing from brands, businesses are increasingly adding features of gamification into loyalty programs and promotions to generate interest. Gamification is the incorporation of game mechanics such as points, leaderboards and badges into a non-game experience. It works by breaking down the customer experience into easily relatable elements in the context of a game, and appeals to people’s desire for status and instant..
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Topics: Loyalty, Gift Cards