Food sales drove two points of comp growth in the U.S., and the breakfast sandwich platform surged 40 percent.
Heavy users of a brand do respond to rewards, but most customers prefer nuanced benefits, like special status as a VIP who gets access to private promotions.
Loyalty app is the centerpiece of Schlotzsky's effort to connect with Millennials.
Even the most loyal customer evaluates every touch point and interaction with a business.
Provide your customers with the option to select which program they prefer.
Now, consumers want on-demand apps that can allow them to receive faster service and more accurate orders.
Without mobile ordering, customers only seem to care about mobile payment if you give them free coffee.
Mobile payments provide the ability to more personally interact with your guests, and gain more data about their habits.
Loyalty gaming must be fun and simple, with rewards that link back to genuine in-restaurant experiences.
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Rewards Network's Megan Flynn discusses how important it is for restaurants to utilize a loyalty program that not only goes after new customers but also keeps old ones coming back. The company uses email, mobile apps, texts and one-to-one communication to attract and retain customers.
Jamba Juice's consumer loyalty program surpassed its 1 million member mark on July 17.
The Jamba Insider Rewards loyalty program, which launched five months ago, was developed in partnership with Spendgo. Consumers take advantage of the loyalty program by entering their phone number into a terminal at the register.
Agilysys Inc., a provider of IT and hospitality software and services, announced it has expanded its rGuest product offering to include solutions for online dining reservations, table management, loyalty and a Point-to-Point Encryption payment gateway. According to a news release,...
Dickey's Barbecue Pit at 11416 North FM 620 in Austin, Texas, will host Customer Appreciation Day on July 12. Customers will be offered a 10-percent discount and $2 pulled pork barbecue sandwiches will be offered all day, along with merchandise...
Pollo Tropical announced this week it is launching a new "Beach Break Happy Hour" promotion. Now through Sept.
Schlotzsky’s has launched its Lotz4Me Guest Rewards mobile app nationwide. The company said in a news release that it is the first platform in the fast casual segment to feature digital loyalty that allows users to refer friends and earn rewards when those friends download the app and make a purchase.
Paytronix Systems Inc. has introduced its new EXPRESS Pilots program designed specifically to help restaurant and retail chains create and deploy a new rewards program. According to a news release, EXPRESS Pilots leverages Paytronix’s out-of-the box features so chains can...
Schlotzsky’s has launched a new campaign to encourage fans to download its new Lotz4Me Guest Rewards mobile app. The campaign follows John S.
Wahoo’s Fish Taco announced that its guest count has increased since the rollout of its CircleShout-built mobile loyalty app. According to a news release, since instituting the mobile app at all of its company-owned locations, the company has seen more...
New research from Mintel shows that posting food pictures has gone beyond a few fringe foodies and is infiltrating the mainstream: 13 percent of those who have dined out in the past month and use social media have posted a...
Digital loyalty startup Spendgo has signed an agreement with Dickey’s Barbecue Restaurants to scale its loyalty program across the brands’ 400-plus franchise locations. The program is scheduled to begin rolling out by the middle of this summer.
Caribou Coffee is one of five companies that received a COLLOQUY Recognizes award, honoring programs and companies that “exemplify the most innovative advancements and forward-thinking strategies in loyalty marketing,” according to a news release. Caribou was joined by Air Canada,...
The San Francisco Soup Company has selected Punchh to create a customized mobile-based guest rewards program. According to a news release, by using Punchh’s Mobile CRM platform, which includes an iBeacon-enabled solution, the chain’s customers can earn loyalty points, redeem...
Boston-based boloco has officially rolled out its new loyalty program, called "the boloco passport." The boloco passport is app-based and can be downloaded in the iTunes Store or Google Play. For guests who don't have a smartphone or prefer not...
From now through June 30, bd's Mongolian Grill will host its new campaign that rewards "adventurous eating." The company will offer adventurous eaters a chance to win discounts whenever they try one of the designated new menu items or have...
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From May 1-10, Starbucks guests who visit a store from 3-5 p.m. can receive a half-priced Frappuccino of any flavor or size.