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Shopkick: An Innovative Customer Rewards Program Helping Retailers and Brands Launch Products, Increase Sales, and Drive Traffic

Shopkick: An Innovative Customer Rewards Program Helping Retailers and Brands Launch Products, Increase Sales, and Drive Traffic

In a Nutshell: Silicon Valley-based Shopkick launched in 2009 as a rewards program designed to drive foot traffic to retail stores. Shopkick quickly emerged as a leader in the industry thanks to a model that rewarded customers for browsing across a wide variety of participating retailers and brands, regardless of whether they make a purchase. As technology has continued to transform retail, Shopkick has stayed ahead of the curve by rewarding customers for in-store and online activity,... read more »

TicketCity Fosters Customer Loyalty Through Rewards, Discount Programs & Sports Packages

TicketCity Fosters Customer Loyalty Through Rewards, Discount Programs & Sports Packages

In a Nutshell: By networking with professional suppliers and major partners, TicketCity sells tickets to over 100,000 events and concerts across the country. Building customer loyalty — through TicketCity's soon-to-be-updated rewards program, loyalty offers, discounts, and curated sports packages — makes the online ticket seller stand out from big-box competitors and keeps avid fans coming back for more. When I found out Florence + The Machine had just released her first US... read more »

51 Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2018

51 Best Rewards Credit Cards of 2018

Over the past 30 years, credit card rewards have grown exponentially. What started in the mid-1980s with a handful of cash back credit cards is now a billion-dollar market home to literally hundreds of rewards credit cards and programs. Indeed, whether you want to earn points on gas, cash back on movies, or miles on groceries — there's a card for that. With so many options available, it's impossible to say which card is the best for everyone. Instead, we've selected the best... read more »

Save at the Pump: First Internet Bank Introduces an Attractive 3% Cash Back Rewards Card for Commuters

Save at the Pump: First Internet Bank Introduces an Attractive 3% Cash Back Rewards Card for Commuters

In a Nutshell: First Internet Bank’s Cashback Card boasts an impressive 3% back on fuel purchases and 1% back on everything else. The offering was designed specifically to meet the needs of the bank’s clientele, many of whom carry RV and horse trailer loans. By focusing on strong offerings that reward its members, First Internet Bank has seen steady annual growth. While the Cashback Card was designed to be attractive to truck and RV drivers, anyone can benefit from the competitive... read more »

The MCU TRUE Rewards Cash Back Visa® Now Offers 1.5% Back and Intro Rates as Low as 0%

The MCU TRUE Rewards Cash Back Visa® Now Offers 1.5% Back and Intro Rates as Low as 0%

In a Nutshell: Consumers in the market for a new credit card typically have to choose between cards with lucrative rewards and those with low interest rates because few cards offer both. New York’s Municipal Credit Union joins the ranks of those select cards with its recently upgraded MCU TRUE Rewards Cash Back Visa®. The card boasts a cash back rate that recently increased from 1% to 1.5% with no rewards cap and redemption options that include a statement credit or direct deposit... read more »

WSECU Introduces Three New Feature- and Design-Rich Visa Cards Based on Member Feedback

WSECU Introduces Three New Feature- and Design-Rich Visa Cards Based on Member Feedback

In a Nutshell: For many financial institutions, broad demographic information determines the rates, rewards, and terms of many credit card offerings. Many issuers never even talk to their customers to gauge what they want in a card. But Washington State Employees Credit Union (WSECU) leaned on its panel of nearly 900 members when designing three new Visa-issued credit cards unveiled this week. The cards feature a stylish vertical design, as well as a Tungsten metal option. Each card... read more »

Banner Bank Sticks to Its Philosophy of Keeping it Simple with Its Selection of Rewards-Packed Mastercard Offerings

Banner Bank Sticks to Its Philosophy of Keeping it Simple with Its Selection of Rewards-Packed Mastercard Offerings

In a Nutshell: Most financial experts still agree that cash as king. But in the world of credit cards, convenience and simplicity reign supreme. While many cards boast tremendous rewards offerings, they also feature rotating categories, blackout dates, and a host of other hurdles that can be hard for cardholders to overcome. Banner Bank stuck to its philosophy of keeping things simple and straightforward when designing its Mastercard offerings. The two most popular, the TruRewards®... read more »

Donating Credit Card Rewards to Worldreader Helps Provide E-Readers and Reading Materials to Schools in Need Around the Globe

Donating Credit Card Rewards to Worldreader Helps Provide E-Readers and Reading Materials to Schools in Need Around the Globe

In a Nutshell: Reading is a luxury that many people take for granted. Books, whether printed or electronic, are readily available to most Americans through libraries, schools, and retail shops. But for many people in developing countries, books are a luxury that are not a part of everyday life. Worldreader is a nonprofit that works to electronic bring books via existing devices such as mobile phones and e-readers to parts of the world that lack regular access to them. Donations to... read more »

Huntington Bancshares Voice Credit Card™ Recognized with Our Editor’s Choice Award for 2018’s Most Flexible Rewards Offer

Huntington Bancshares Voice Credit Card™ Recognized with Our Editor’s Choice Award for 2018’s Most Flexible Rewards Offer

In a Nutshell: With so many credit cards now offering rewards, a low APR, or no annual fee, you’d think consumers would have no problem finding a card that suits their needs. But look closer and you’ll see that most of these cards offer just one or two of these benefits and very little flexibility. Huntington Bank’s Voice Credit Card™ is different. With the Voice Card, consumers can choose 3X reward points in one of 10 categories they select quarterly. Cardholders can also... read more »

Two New IHG® Credit Cards Bring the Company’s Reputation for Big Rewards to Kimpton Hotels

Two New IHG® Credit Cards Bring the Company’s Reputation for Big Rewards to Kimpton Hotels

In a Nutshell: Most consumers never leave home without their favorite rewards credit cards. Whether the card gives cash back, points, or miles, today’s plastic makes it easier than ever to save money and make every purchase a slightly better deal. Few hotel brands have mastered the art of the loyalty program like IHG. After a 2014 acquisition of the Kimpton Group, IHG finally merged the pair’s loyalty programs in 2018. The move came around the same time IHG unveiled a pair of new... read more »