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10/28/2014

Yale University Launches Rewards MasterCard

American Airlines to Merge US Airway Dividend Miles into AAdvantage

10/27/2014

Major Retailers Blocking Apple Pay in Support of Proprietary Mobile Payment System

Incentive Program Proposed to Curb Gambling Overspending

10/24/2014

Redbox Launches Loyalty Program

10/23/2014

Sam’s Club Turns to Insurance to Spur Customer Loyalty

First Data Introduces Beacon Product for Mobile Loyalty

Study Finds Fewer Than 10% of Retailers Are Leveraging Data in a Usable Way

10/22/2014

Hertz Becomes Exclusive Partner of United Airlines

10/21/2014

Pets Warehouse Introduces Mobile Rewards Program

British Airline Flybe Drops Loyalty Program in Favor of Coalition

10/20/2014

First Citizens Bank Launches Credit Card Rewards Program

RetailWire Discussion: Should Loyalty Efforts Begin Earlier in the Process?

10/17/2014

Sprint Launches Loyalty Promotion for iPhone Users

RetailWire Discussion: Walmart Says No to Matching Publix BOGO Deals

10/16/2014

New Anti-Fraud Platform Protects Frequent Flyer Miles

RetailWire Discussion: Target Gets App Happy

10/15/2014

Report: Brands, Consumers Don’t See Eye-to-Eye on Loyalty

Get Your Loyalty Program Featured in the Toronto Star and Online in the Loyalty and Rewards Campaign of Winter 2014

Do You Want to Use Points for That? American Express Rewards Points Redeemable at McDonald’s

Canadian Drugstore Operator Signs Long-Term Agreement with AIR MILES

10/14/2014

Infographic: The Digital Path of Supermarket Purchases, General Population Vs. Millennials

10/13/2014

JCPenney Names New CEO, Formerly of Home Depot

10/10/2014

Sport Chek Announces Marketing Partnership with SCENE

Report: 16% of Businesses Believe Loyalty Programs are Meeting Priorities

10/09/2014

Automation Company Partners Bringing Mobile Payments to Convenience, Fuel Retailers

10/08/2014

Nigeria’s Arik Air Launches Frequent Flyer Program

Toronto Star Mediaplanet Supplement

10/07/2014

Walgreens Hosting Contest for Developers to Integrate Balance Rewards into Other Apps

Kohl’s Launches Yes2You Rewards Program

10/06/2014

Cadillac Partners With American Airlines to Offer Miles for Test Drives

Takeaways From the 2014 COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit

USA Today Mediaplanet Supplement

10/03/2014

British Grocer Morrisons Launches Match & More Loyalty CardMobile Reward Program for Restaurant, Foodservice, Launched in British Columbia

Primax Relaunches Loyalty Program as ConnectUP Rewards

10/02/2014

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: How Orbitz.com is Transforming Through Loyalty

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: Kellogg’s Shares the Insights Behind the Cereal

10/01/2014

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: Gabe Zichermann on Loyalty, Fun and Gamification

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: Sephora and the Beauty of Pairing Digital with Physical

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Marriott Rewards Named "Best in Business" in Travel + Leisure and Fortune Survey

Google Increase Payouts in Bug Reward Program

BCRFA to Launch Mobile Reward Program for Restaurant, Foodservice Industry

09/30/2014

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: How Ikea, Sears, JCPenney and Metro Canada Engage

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: Joe Pine and the Experience Economy

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: How Caesars Turns Partnerships to Profit

Live From the COLLOQUY Loyalty Summit: Kevin Graff on Turning Trends Into Sales

Toronto Bar Rewards Loyal Patrons Via iBeacon App

Thorntons Launches Refreshing Rewards Program, Mobile App

Moneris, AIR MILES Reward Program Enable Small Businesses to Fly Higher

Sohalo Introduces Social Log-in System for Loyalty Programs

09/29/2014

Monsoon, Accessorize Launch Dual Loyalty Program

Arsis Romania Launches Arsis Loyalty Card

09/26/2014

Report: Large Companies Struggle to Manage Campaigns Across Channels

FiveStars Secures $26 Million in Funding for Small Business Loyalty App

09/25/2014

The Tea Spot Launches Customer Loyalty Program

09/23/2014

U.S. Bank Introduces Encore Rewards Program for Small Business

Report: Qantas Frequent Flyer Changes Bewilder Customers

Royal Caribbean Launches Club Royal, Loyalty Program for Agents

09/22/2014

Etihad Airways Extends BusinessConnect Loyalty Program to 12 New Markets

09/19/2014

RetailWire Discussion: Will a Rewards Program Help or Hurt Whole Foods?

Expedia Launches Co-Branded Rewards Credit Cards

09/18/2014

Loblaw Brings PC Plus to Western Canada

09/17/2014

RetailWire Discussion: Macy’s Touts Its Omni-Channel Progress

Whole Foods Testing Rewards Program in Face of Stiff Competition

Live From America’s Customer Festival: Hilton Declares Loyalty to Customers, Hoping They Fall in Love

09/16/2014

Live from America’s Customer Festival: Smart Furniture Implements Strategy of Prescriptive Personalization

Live from America’s Customer Festival: How Comcast Uses Data to Polish a Tarnished Brand

WestJet Announces New Tier Structure, Baggage Fees

09/15/2014

Report: Multi-Screen Viewership Boosts TV Loyalty, Fandom

Live from America’s Customer Festival: Overstock.com on Building Customer Relationships

Live from America’s Customer Festival: How IHG Re-Branded The Largest, Oldest Hotel Loyalty Program

09/12/2014

CrowdTwist Launches Multi-Channel Loyalty E-Book

Qantas Launches Customer Data Management Business Tied to Loyalty Program

09/11/2014

Alliance Data to Acquire Conversant in $2.3 Billion Deal

Morrisons to Launch Loyalty Card by Christmas

Kroger Relies on Data, Personalization for Stellar Results

GameStop Launches PowerUp Rewards Credit Card

09/10/2014

American Mall Operator Launches Rewards Program

American Express Canada Launches 2 Cash-Back Credit Cards

09/09/2014

Canadian Tire Rolls Out Revamped Loyalty Program

09/08/2014

Azamara Club Cruises Adds Program Features, Throws Some Overboard

Long Island Loyalty Program Reaches 3,000 Members in First 2 Months

09/05/2014

Microsoft Tweaks Xbox Live Rewards

Philadelphia Eagles, Dunkin’ Donuts Team Up to Bring Free Coffee Promotion Back

09/04/2014

Hyundai Launches Rewards, Engagement Program

Twitter Introduces Bug Bounty Rewards Program

09/03/2014

Starwood Hotels Expands Preferred Guest Program With SGP Pro Launch

Sohalo Trademarks Social Loyalty

09/02/2014

Heineken Launches Location-Based Loyalty Program in UK for Pubs, Restaurants

08/29/2014

Australian Loyalty Program Taken to Court as Potential Pyramid Scheme

Former Walgreens Executive to Lead Creation of Under Armour Loyalty Program

Virgin Australia Sells Chunk of Loyalty Program to Overcome Financial Woes

08/28/2014

Qantas Confirms It Will Not Sell Loyalty Division

44 Percent of Consumers Participate in Restaurant Loyalty Programs

08/27/2014

First Bankcard Introduces Audience Rewards American Express Card

08/26/2014

Research Shows Poor Customer Service Erodes Consumer Loyalty, Confidence

McDonald’s Gearing Up for E-commerce, Loyalty Program

Colorado State University Announces Athletics Rewards Program

08/25/2014

Red Lion Hotels Launches Hello Rewards Loyalty Program

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