Ackroo adds a North American restaurant franchise to their growing list of customers
OTTAWA, Dec. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - Ackroo Inc. (TSXV: AKR) (OTC: AKRFF), a gift card, loyalty and rewards technology and services provider, announced today that Perkins Canada has selected Ackroo to provide a gift card and loyalty solution for 9 of the 17 franchised restaurants across Canada.
Founded in 1958 and now with over 440 locations across the United States and Canada, Perkins Restaurants is a leader in the family restaurant dining segment. The company offers high quality, flavorful and affordable menu options for breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks.
"We are thrilled to be working with a great North American brand like Perkins" said Steve Levely, chief executive officer at Ackroo. "Hospitality is a key vertical that we are focusing on as merchants in this segment touch large amounts of consumers and have a clear need for gift card and loyalty solutions like ours. Perkins plans to utilize our full product suite in order to retain and grow their business and so we look forward to helping them achieve their goals and to further develop our product through their growing needs. We are very excited about supporting Perkins and we look forward to a long successful partnership together. "
Ackroo provides gift card and loyalty solutions into the $160 billion North American gift card and loyalty market. Their solutions enable businesses, merchants and business networks to increase profitability and build long-term customer relationships through customized gift card and loyalty programs. Ackroo's 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 gift card and loyalty programs that deliver immediate return on investment. Ackroo is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada. For more information, visit: www.ackroo.com.
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For further information: Steve Levely, Chief Executive Officer, Ackroo, Tel: 613-599-2396 x730, Email: [email protected]