Strategic Alliance offers unique member benefits
MONTREAL, May 1, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeroplan today announced it has entered into a multi-year agreement with SHOP.CA, Canada's largest online marketplace shopping destination. This
strategic alliance between the companies will enable Aeroplan Members
to earn Aeroplan Miles on every purchase they make, with free shipping
and returns across 27 product categories including electronics,
sporting equipment, home furnishings and more. Members will be able to
shop online and earn 1 Aeroplan Mile for every $1 spent and Distinction
members will earn 2 Aeroplan Miles for every $1 spent on all purchases
made at SHOP.CA.
In celebration of the partnership launch, Aeroplan Members will earn 15
miles for every $1 spent and Distinction members will earn 16 miles for
every $1 spent for their first purchase on SHOP.CA until May 16th, 2014.
"We are thrilled to join forces with SHOP.CA to bring unique and exclusive benefits to our members. The team at SHOP.CA has proven that they are here for the long-term and are the perfect
partner for us to further strengthen our presence in an online
marketplace space in Canada," said Kevin O'Brien, Chief Commercial
Officer, Aeroplan. "Our desire to give optimal value to Aeroplan
Members aligns perfectly with SHOP.CA's ability to provide a world class shopping experience for their
customers. Through SHOP.CA, Aeroplan Members will have access to 1000's of brands that they can
now earn miles on, including TAGHeuer, Samsung, TUMI, Bosch, Calloway,
Steve Madden and Bugaboo."
This alliance ushers in a new era of customer loyalty for the Canadian
shopper. "Never before have so many Canadians had the opportunity to
take advantage of Canada's most valuable loyalty program through an
online shopping experience with as much product selection as SHOP.CA. Aeroplan Members will be able to have one source for all their online
shopping needs and will receive exclusive benefits few other programs
can match. When we founded SHOP.CA, we wanted to make shopping better for Canada and we think this
relationship is a massive step in our journey," said Drew Green, Chief
Executive Officer and Founder of SHOP.CA.
SHOP.CA is a proud Canadian company and will regularly announce special bonus
incentives to earn greater miles with purchases as well as special
offers on products available at SHOP.CA. "We knew Canadians would love free shipping and free returns, we are
positive they will love earning Aeroplan Miles every time they shop on SHOP.CA," added Green.
In addition, Aeroplan Members will be able to redeem Aeroplan Miles for SHOP.CA gift cards on www.aeroplan.com.
For more information, please visit: www.aeroplan.com or www.SHOP.CA.
Aeroplan, Canada's premier coalition loyalty program, is owned by Aimia
Inc., a global leader in loyalty management. Aeroplan's millions of
members earn Aeroplan Miles with its growing network of over 75
world-class partners, representing more than 150 brands in the
financial, retail, and travel sectors.
In 2013, approximately 2.3 million rewards were issued to members
including more than 1.5 million flights on Air Canada and Star Alliance
carriers which offer travel to more than 1,300 destinations worldwide.
In addition to flights, members also have access to over 1,000 exciting
specialty, merchandise, hotel, car rental and experiential rewards.
For more information about Aeroplan, please visit www.aeroplan.com or www.aimia.com.
SHOP.CA is proud to be Canada's largest store and fastest growing e-Commerce
destination. Anchored by an all-star customer loyalty team, over 3
million products, thousands of popular and new brands, free shipping
and a 365 day return policy, SHOP.CA is Canada's most comprehensive online shopping experience. Launched in
July 2012, SHOP.CA offers Canadian online shoppers a truly compelling and convenient
For more information about SHOP.CA, please visit www.SHOP.CA.
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