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08/28/2014

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08/27/2014

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08/26/2014

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08/22/2014

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08/21/2014

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08/20/2014

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08/19/2014

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08/18/2014

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08/15/2014

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08/14/2014

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08/13/2014

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08/12/2014

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08/11/2014

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08/08/2014

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08/07/2014

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08/06/2014

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08/05/2014

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08/04/2014

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08/01/2014

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07/31/2014

Square Developing Chip-Friendly EMV Card Reader

07/30/2014

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07/29/2014

Hilton Goes All Digital For HHonors Members

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07/28/2014

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07/25/2014

Starbucks Credits Mobile Transactions for Sales, May Share Mobile Technology with Other Retailers

07/24/2014

Ohio Lottery Launching Loyalty Program in August

07/23/2014

Marcus Theatres Enrolls Half a Million Members in First Four Months

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Russian Standard Bank to Partner With Visa and Miles & More for Rewards Credit Card

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07/22/2014

Walgreens’ Balance Rewards for Healthy Choices Includes Behavior Change Training

Starbucks Testing Mobile Ordering at Stores

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07/21/2014

Nestlé Pure Life Launches Spanish Loyalty Program

07/18/2014

Latitude 360 Unveils Customer Rewards and Membership Programs

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PayPal Launches PayPal Select for Most Loyal Customers

Rocketmiles Partners with Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

07/17/2014

Research Shows Loyalty Programs More Persuasive Than Discounts for Brand Switching

Report: Everyday Earners Find Value in Small Points

07/16/2014

Report: Papa Murphy’s, In-N-Out Burger Top Restaurant Customer Loyalty

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RetailWire Discussion: Mobile/In-Store Shopping Getting Intertwined

UK Convenience Store Chain McColl’s Introduces Loyalty Program

Kimpton Replaces InTouch With Karma Rewards – Free Drinks, CEO Among the Benefits

07/15/2014

Wyndham Rewards Giving Away Extra Points and $1 million in Summer Promotion

Memorabilia and Collectibles Company Launches Rewards Program

07/14/2014

Coles Launches Mobile Wallet with Smart Sticker Technology

New Loyalty System for Chiropractors to Engage Patients

The Stationery Studio Announces New Rewards Program

07/11/2014

SK Planet Launches Beacon-Enabled Mobile App

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The Container Store Introduces Nationwide Loyalty Program

07/10/2014

Report: B-to-B Marketers Say Customer Experience Transforms Selling

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07/09/2014

Expedia.com Unveils Enhanced Loyalty Program

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07/08/2014

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07/07/2014

GameStop Planning UK Digital Loyalty Program

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07/03/2014

Overstock.com Offers Free Loyalty Program Membership to First Responders

07/02/2014

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