The Secrets Behind Successful Loyalty Programs

CLA Launches New Shopify App That Stirs Customer Excitement with Instantly-Redeemable Loyalty Rewards

Customer Loyalty Accelerator (CLA) proudly announces the launch of a powerful new app for Shopify merchants that quickly increases revenues– while also building customer value – without the costly downsides that come with price discounting.   Customer Loyalty Accelerator is a groundbreaking “instantly-redeemable rewards” loyalty app now available on the Shopify App Store. CLA seamlessly integrates […]

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10 Key E-commerce Trends for 2022

Discover 10 trends that can help you deliver an outstanding online experience in 2022. As ecommerce sales in the US are set to surpass $1 trillion in 2022, businesses are moving rapidly to prioritize the customer experience to gain a competitive edge. In this article, we discuss 10 key ecommerce trends for 2022. 1. Omnichannel Customer Experience Today’s […]

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Seven Ways Gift Cards Can Benefit Your Business in 2022

When it comes to gift cards, there’s something for everyone to love. Whether it’s seamless convenience, purchasing flexibility, choice potential or dependable gift-recipient approval, gift cards are a go-to for consumers. Businesses like yours have even more reason to love gift cards. Merchants use gift cards to raise awareness, grow their sales and improve cash flow. Adding […]

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Retailers Face an Unprecedented Set of Challenges in 2022. Here’s What You Can Do.

Labor shortages, rising costs, supply chain issues, digital disruptions and continued Covid variants are just a few of the hurdles confronting merchants in the new year.  Retailers will also have new opportunities in 2022: consumers shopping from anywhere and anytime on their computers or mobile devices, stores transforming into showrooms or fulfillment social hubs, products being shipped for […]


Loyalty Programs Emerge as a Restaurant Must-Have

In a recent report from Bluedot, 69 percent of restaurant customers said loyalty platforms bring them back to a restaurant. That one statistic is stunning enough, but there’s more – a lot more. According to eMarketer, during the 2020 Covid outbreak: Loyalty members’ checks were 6 percent larger on average than those of non-loyalty members For […]

8 Great Gift Card Marketing Ideas for Restaurants

Part 2 Gift card marketing is a valuable way to diversify your revenue stream, while increasing customer volume – two factors that are essential to business recovery in 2021-22. Gift cards provide restaurants with an immediate source of revenue – cash that can be incredibly valuable in the early months of recovery.   8 Great Restaurant Gift […]

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5 Key Benefits of Gift Cards for Restaurants

Part 1 As COVID-19 slowly begins to recede, many restaurants are turning to gift card marketing as part of their 2021-22 recovery plan. Why? Gift cards provide restaurants with an immediate source of revenue – cash that can be incredibly valuable in the early months of recovery. And when things eventually return to business-as-usual, gift cards help […]


Microsoft Survey of 34,000 Consumers on Loyalty Programs Reveals Surprise Opinions

Microsoft recently conducted a survey of over 34,000 consumers regarding their opinions on loyalty rewards programs.  The results reveal the systemic weaknesses in many of these programs.  Rewards take too long, are too difficult, or not perceived as valuable. Survey Question:   What don’t you like about loyalty or rewards programs you’ve belonged to? •        It takes […]

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CLA Launches New Clover App That Combines Gift Cards with Loyalty Rewards for One Complete Marketing Solution

Customer Loyalty Accelerator (CLA) proudly announces the launch of a powerful new app for Clover merchants that gives them everything needed to easily run their own loyalty, gift card and digital marketing program, right from the Clover POS. Many Clover merchants have discovered gift cards are a terrific way to generate more revenue and create loyal, returning […]

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What makes a good loyalty program?

The best ones are “simple yet powerful,” Klarna marketer Jon Chang told us.In 2020, Forrester Research noticed hundreds of brands across the globe reevaluating loyalty programs to meet pandemic-era demands, so it dug deeper to find out what exactly today’s consumer wants from one: A survey of more than 4,600 US adults found that two-thirds—65%, to […]