April 14, 2015

Scandinavian multinational supermarket chain Rema 1000 will be leveraging Revionics lifecycle pricing solutions in all product categories across all of its retail stores.

April 14, 2015

A majority of Americans say they are optimistic about the economy and low gas prices are driving the optimism. Overall, survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS) shows that 52% of Americans are optimistic about the economy, an eight-point jump from March.

April 8, 2015

Enrollment levels in consumer loyalty programs have reached an all-time according to the 2015 Bond Brand Loyalty Report.

March 31, 2015

Consumers are reaching a saturation point when it comes to their level of engagement in loyalty and rewards programs.

March 26, 2015

U.S. companies spend $2 billion on loyalty programs, but the investment isn’t yielding the type of increased engagement which drove implementation of the programs, according to a new report from Capgemini Consulting.

March 18, 2015

American Express is preparing to launch a customer loyalty program in the U.S. that will enable shoppers at select retailers to rack up points that they can use toward future purchases at Macy's, Exxon Mobil, AT&T and other participating companies.

March 10, 2015

Rising gas prices are taking a toll on consumer optimism about the economy. According to survey results released by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS), consumer optimism fell from 54% to 44%, the largest decrease in optimism since August 2014,

February 20, 2015

Loyalty brand agency Bond Brand Loyalty, a Maritz company, has launched SynapzeSHOP, a new consumer mobile loyalty solution for CPG brands.

February 9, 2015

Although it is now dismissed as a “legacy” technology, email can still provide value to retailers’ CRM (customer relationship marketing) efforts, as can mobile technology and loyalty programs.Study: Mobile, loyalty, email offer CRM value

January 28, 2015

Retail seems to have a faster moving cycle of jargony imperatives than many other industries: idioms du jour went from ‘online’ to ‘multichannel’ to ‘omnichannel’ in a few short years, closely followed by ‘mobile’ and ‘social.’

January 13, 2015

A new index called the Price Perception Index provides insight into digital pricing strategies.

January 8, 2015

Higher sales of discounted, low-margin items did not necessarily add up to a happy holiday season for Family Dollar Stores Inc.

December 17, 2014

Every retailer wants to acquire new customers, but not every retailer knows how to draw them in. According to new retailer and consumer survey data from loyalty intelligence provider Colloquy and sponsored by Chase Merchant Services, 60% of retailers admitted they lack reliable data to support effective targeting of new customers for acquisition purposes.

December 10, 2014

62% of shoppers say loyalty program membership is beneficial, but only 26% consider retailers’ programs worth joining. 

December 9, 2014

SEATTLE - Amazon.com  has added a new feature, called ‘Make an Offer,’ that allows customers to negotiate lower prices on thousands of items. 

December 8, 2014

Phillips Edison & Company announced a partnership with the LOC Card, a consumer engagement platform from LOC Enterprises which allows customers to participate in merchants’ loyalty programs and access their data and information from each program all in one place.  

December 5, 2014

Kohl’s Department Stores had a tough third quarter that included a 20% drop in profits, but the retailer reportedly sees its loyalty program and mobile wallet as important competitive assets.

December 3, 2014

Ever wonder what to do with all those unused loyalty points you probably have floating around?

November 24, 2014

Online coupon/deals site Savings.com, is launching the PriceJump mobile application for iOS.

November 18, 2014

The Vitamin Shoppe has signed a multi-year renewal agreement for Revionics price optimization technology.

November 18, 2014

Toys ‘R Us is offering exclusive benefits, including early access to Black Friday deals, to members of its Rewards ‘R Us loyalty program.

November 12, 2014

Declining gas prices may increase holiday spending this year—especially among men and those ages 18-34, according to a new national survey on consumer optimism conducted by the National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS).

November 3, 2014

360pi and JDA Software are partnering to optimize local pricing recommendations for retailers.

October 31, 2014

Walmart.com asserted its basket price leadership position over both Amazon.com and a Walmart supercenter, according to Kantar Retail’s third annual Walmart versus Amazon pricing study.