Ackroo Launches Online eGift Card Solution

eGift Card solution allows businesses to extend their gift card programs online

OTTAWA, Nov. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR), a loyalty and rewards technology and services provider, announced the launch of its online eGift Card solution; an eCommerce solution that enables businesses to offer the purchasing, gifting and reloading of eGift Cards through their own website to consumers. Ackroo eGift Cards can be deployed as an independent online solution or integrate with a business' existing Ackroo Gift Card and Loyalty Program.

"As more and more consumer commerce moves online, eGift Card purchases have skyrocketed," said Eamonn Garry, chief executive officer at Ackroo. "Not only have eGift Cards become more popular with online consumers, but by adding an eGift Card option, businesses can see as much as a 90% increase in gift card sales growth."

"Consumer and business expectations are dictating the changing landscape of online eGift Cards; consumers demand a consistent experience between the online and 'bricks and mortar' worlds while businesses expect immediate access to their funds and seamless integration with their existing payment infrastructure," said Garry. "Ackroo solves these challenges with an affordable online solution that is easy to use for both businesses and consumers."

Ackroo's eGift Card platform is currently active in a variety of merchants and businesses across Canada.

About Ackroo
Ackroo enables businesses, merchants and business networks to increase profitability and build long-term customer relationships through gift card and loyalty 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 to launch their own customized programs that deliver immediate return on investment. Ackroo is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit: www.ackroo.com.

The TSX Venture Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the contents of this press release. Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release. This press release contains statements that constitute forward looking statements. These statements include, among others, statements about commercial deployment following pilot deployment.. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward looking statements. Such statements are based on current expectations and assumptions and involve a number of risks and uncertainties which could cause actual results to differ materially from those anticipated by Ackroo Inc.

 

SOURCE: Ackroo Inc.

For further information:

John Chapman
Chief Financial Officer | Ackroo
Tel: 613-599-2396 x714
Email: jchapman@ackroo.com

Jennifer Nelson
Vice President, Marketing | Ackroo
Tel: 613‐599‐2396 x705
Email: jnelson@ackroo.com

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