OTTAWA, Jan. 24, 2013 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR), a loyalty and rewards technology provider, announced it
has launched its 250th customer location - John's Deli, a local independent grocer in
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 big box competitors'
programs at a fraction of the cost.
John's Deli is a local independent grocer with a focus on providing
local and organic produce from suppliers in and around the Kingston
area. This is the first gift card and loyalty program for the small
"I like that it's flexible and it works with my business," said Gib
Grant, owner of John's Deli. "We initially launched it as a gift card
program and we have the ability to turn on the loyalty program feature
when we're ready. It works on all our payment terminals, so we didn't
have to install anything new. It's a simple system that's easy for our
cashiers and our customers. That's key."
Eamonn Garry, chief operations officer at Ackroo commented, "We're glad
to welcome John's Deli into the Ackroo family and we're excited to have
reached this 250th customer location milestone so early in the new year. It's great to be
able to offer independent merchants like John's Deli the opportunity to
launch an affordable loyalty program. It's what Ackroo is all about."
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.
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