OTTAWA, Dec. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSX-V: AKR), a loyalty and rewards technology and services provider,
today announced the execution of a definitive sales agent agreement
with Balanced Life Enterprises, a consulting firm specializing in
merchant services. Under the terms of the non-exclusive agreement,
Balanced Life's sales agents will assist with the marketing and sale of
Ackroo loyalty solutions to its base of existing and prospective
Ackroo's turn-key loyalty marketing platform and services empower small
to medium sized merchants and automotive dealerships to deliver highly
effective customer retention programs and marketing campaigns that
increase profit margins, boost customer retention and create new
Balanced Life is a professional consulting firm that links the needs of
their business clients to innovative software solutions. Balanced Life
has sales agents in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario.
"We are excited to be introducing Ackroo's loyalty and rewards program
to our customers as we've seen firsthand the benefit that this easy,
affordable solution can make to their businesses," said Mary-Ellen
Mason, president at Balanced Life Enterprises. "We are always on the
search for new solutions for our customers and Ackroo is a perfect fit
for our market."
Tyler Nelson, chief executive officer at Ackroo commented, "We look
forward to working with Balanced Life Enterprises to leverage the
relationships its agents have built with local businesses across
Canada. This partnership further validates our value proposition and
will accelerate Ackroo's penetration of the local merchant and
automotive dealership market."
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:
Director, Investor Relations | Ackroo
Tel: 877-255-8483 | Mobile: 403-470-8384
Vice President, Marketing | Ackroo
Tel: 613‐599‐2396 x705