June 25, 2015

Here are several key insights that U.S. retailers need to understand in order to succeed with the increasingly important Chinese consumer:

March 27, 2015

This year 2015 is shaping up to be another great year for rebates and incentives in North America, particularly when it comes to controls, according to a report BriteSwitch, which helps large national take advantage of rebate programs.

December 19, 2014

Amazon.com is partnering with retail shopping app provider Ibotta Inc. to enable Amazon shoppers to receive additional cash back on a range of products purchased directly on Amazon.com.

November 17, 2014

According to a new poll of 1,000 U.S. consumers from Wanderful Media, parent company of local sales site Findnsave.com, 51% of shoppers are very interested in receiving mobile notifications regarding holiday deals and sales, and 20% of them have already signed up to receive mobile sale alerts.

September 30, 2014

Consumers are still sensitive to price, so they're willing to drive at least five-to-10 minutes out of their way to get a better deal.

September 10, 2014

Consumers are increasingly interested in the BOPIS (buy online, pickup in store) option for making purchases.

June 24, 2014

Rebates for lighting upgrades are alive and well, with rebate organizations having updated their rebate and incentive programs for 2014. Currently, 71% of the country is covered by an active commercial lighting rebate, according to BriteSwitch, Princeton, New Jersey, which helps large national companies take advantage of rebate and incentive programs that exist across the United States and Canada.

Here is a review of major rebate trends from BriteSwitch: 

January 28, 2014

When the 2013 holiday shopping season ended, it resulted in sluggish results for U.S. retailers. Price-match policies worked to fend off some showrooming, but these discounts also ate up margins at a very unhealthy rate.

January 7, 2014

From LEDs and controls to rebates and incentives, lighting presents retailers with a myriad of opportunities for savings. Chain Store Age spoke with Regency Lighting’s Judah Regenstreif about lighting trends and the potential for savings, in new stores and existing locations.

What are some of the major trends Regency is seeing in retail lighting?

May 21, 2013

The hunt for the deal has grown significantly in the past year and is now a behavior consistently seen in shoppers from all demographics, according to an annual shopper study by Parago.

May 16, 2012

Ninety-five percent of consumers are interested in products that come with rebates and 80% of consumers actively seek out rebate, according to an annual consumer survey by Parago, the largest rebate provider in the United States.

April 27, 2012

By Juli Spottiswood, Parago

July 15, 2011

Parago, the nation’s largest rebate provider, has announced the launch of GoRebate Mobile, the first mobile shopping applications for iPhone and Android focused on rebates that allow marketers to deliver rebates directly into the hands of value-seeking consumers.

May 20, 2011

Young America, an engagement marketing, loyalty and incentive firm, and 3Seventy, a mobile engagement solutions company, have formed a strategic alliance to jointly develop new mobile marketing capabilities and enhance delivery of mobile-based engagement marketing and loyalty services to their client base.

May 11, 2011

Fifty percent of retailers and almost as many manufacturers (48%) use rebate programs as part of their customer loyalty and promotions mix, according to report by the Aberdeen Group.

February 8, 2011

New research indicates that rebate programs are rising in favor with consumers and continuing to grow as a strategic approach for marketers.

November 23, 2010

Consumers can expect a record-breaking availability of rebates this holiday shopping season, according to Parago, a leading provider of reward programs.

September 30, 2010

A decade ago, rebates fell out of favor with marketers and retailers as consumers...

September 29, 2010

Parago said Thursday that Staples has extended its relationship with the rewards solution-provider, naming Parago...

May 16, 2010

Lowe's Cos. said Monday its net income rose 2.7% in the first quarter as people...

May 9, 2010

Lowe's Cos. spent $215,000 in the first quarter to lobby the federal government on rebates...

March 8, 2010

Hoffman Estates, Ill.-based Sears has launched a new online tool to help their customers identify...

January 18, 2010

Metrolight, manufacturer of electronic high-intensity discharge lighting solutions, together with West-Lite Supply Co., has successfully...