OTTAWA, Feb. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR), a loyalty and rewards technology provider, announced the
expansion of their customer base into Southwestern Ontario with the
addition of 25 new local merchant locations.
Ackroo's web-based loyalty and rewards software platform enables small-
to medium-sized merchants to launch their own gift card and loyalty
program, allowing them to compete with their bigger retail competitors'
programs at a fraction of the cost.
"One of our stated objectives is to increase the footprint of our client
base into new markets," said Steve Levely, vice president of sales at
Ackroo, "The response to our program by local merchants in Southwestern
Ontario has been strong with many merchants eager to implement an
affordable turn-key gift card and loyalty solution to help drive
consumer engagement and retention."
Ackroo enables small to medium sized businesses, independent merchants and business networks to increase profitability
and build long-term customer relationships through customized loyalty
and rewards programs. Their web-based solutions provide the power of a
massively scalable software platform in a lightweight online tool that
works with existing point-of-sale equipment, making it easy and
affordable for businesses of any size to design and launch their own
five-star loyalty program.Ackroo is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada.
For more information, visit: www.ackroo.com.
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involve a number of risks, which could cause actual results to vary and
in some instances to differ materially from those anticipated by Ackroo
Inc. and described in the forward-looking statements contained in this
press release. No assurance can be given that any of the events
anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur
or, if any of them do so, what benefits Ackroo will derive there-from.
SOURCE: Ackroo Inc.
For further information:
Chief Financial Officer | Ackroo
Tel: 613-599-2396 x714
Vice President, Marketing | Ackroo
Tel: 613‐599‐2396 x705