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Branch Insurance Hopes To Grow With Focus on Simplicity

  • October 19 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

Most consumer’s interaction with their insurance company usually comes at a very bad time: an illness, an auto accident, or damage to their home. Suffice to say, it isn’t always a pleasant experience happening when they need to call...Read More

Q&A with Donna Josephson, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Corner Bakery, Part II

  • October 16 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Donna Josephson is a senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Corner Bakery, a fast-casual restaurant, serving kitchen oriented, crafted breakfast, lunch dinners, and catering as well. Corner Bakery started as a small...Read More

TGI Fridays Works to Improve Rewards Program | Q&A with Ana Guzman, Director Of Loyalty And Customer Engagement at TGI Fridays, Part II

  • October 15 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  As many restaurant chains worked to adapt to new food-service standards, the risk of losing loyal and engaged customers becomes even more heightened. Ana Guzman, director of loyalty and customer engagement at TGI Fridays, is working to...Read More

Q&A with Donna Josephson, Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Corner Bakery, Part I

  • October 14 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Donna Josephson is a senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Corner Bakery, a fast-casual restaurant, serving kitchen oriented, crafted breakfast, lunch dinners, and catering as well. Corner Bakery started as a small...Read More

TGI Fridays Works to Improve Rewards Program | Q&A with Ana Guzman, Director Of Loyalty And Customer Engagement at TGI Fridays, Part I

  • October 13 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  As many restaurant chains worked to adapt to new food-service standards, the risk of losing loyal and engaged customers becomes even more heightened. Ana Guzman, director of loyalty and customer engagement at TGI Fridays, is working to...Read More

TGI Fridays Deliver Feelings, Not Just Products

  • October 09 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  When TGI Fridays became a staple of American casual dining more than 55 years ago, it was all about the fun inside the restaurant and at the bar. Their locations provided an opportunity for consumers to meet new people and mix with friends...Read More

Corner Bakery Hopes New Rewards Program Brings in the Dough

  • October 08 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Donna Josephson can remember what a thrill it was to be able to automatically add a customer’s own name at the top of a marketing email. But as Senior Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer of Corner Bakery —  a fast...Read More

Customer Loyalty is Much More Than Rewards for Wawa | Todd Miller, Sr. Director of Brand Strategy and Experience at Wawa, Part II

  • October 07 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Convenience stores are usually only seen as a place to stop for a quick snack and possibly even gas, but for some customers, Wawa is much more. Wawa is a self-described “passion brand” – after all, not all c-stores see...Read More

Shell Adapts its Fuel Rewards | Q&A with Malachi Bennett and Fergie Theriault, Part II

  • October 06 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  Loyalty360’s Mark Johnson spoke with Malachi Bennett, loyalty manager for Shell Retail North America, and Fergie Theriault, general manager marketing for Shell Retail North America, on how the Fuel Rewards program has adapted to the...Read More

Shell Adapts its Fuel Rewards | Q&A with Malachi Bennett and Fergie Theriault, Part I

  • October 02 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  A Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Shell found that 69% of consumers say that a road trip could help them escape the stresses of COVID-19. That’s when the company sprang into action with its “StateEscape,” a safe road...Read More

Customer Loyalty is Much More Than Rewards for Wawa | Todd Miller, Sr. Director of Brand Strategy and Experience at Wawa, Part I

  • October 01 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Convenience stores are usually only seen as a place to stop for a quick snack and possibly even gas, but for some customers, Wawa is much more. Wawa is a self-described “passion brand” – after all, not all c-stores see...Read More

Shell Looks To Ease Consumer’s Travel Stress with StateEscapes and Fuel Rewards

  • September 30 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  The Shell Oil Company is all about relieving stress for its customers, whether it be making the fuel purchasing process for a car more straightforward or offering deals with its Fuel Rewards program. But when a Harris Poll conducted on...Read More

Loyalty360 Q&A: Marina MacDonald and Brenda Eddy, Red Roof, PT. II

  • September 29 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Here is Part II of a recent Q&A we did with Red Roof’s top marketing and loyalty experts; you can read Part I here, and also read a feature article on the Red roof program here.   Red Roof has been a mainstay in the lodging...Read More

KONG Box Becomes King of Dog Toys and Treats | Q&A With Brandon Delgrosso, general manager of KONG Box.

  • September 28 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  For decades, KONG has made toys and training tools that best fit your pet's individuality, personality, and specific needs. In this interview with Loyalty360 CEO Mark Johnson and Brandon Delgrosso, general manager of KONG Box, discuss...Read More

Loyalty360 Q&A: Marina MacDonald and Brenda Eddy, Red Roof, PT. I

  • September 25 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Red Roof has been a mainstay in the lodging industry in the U.S. for about 50 years, and has a full suite of affordable brands to choose from. Mark Johnson from Loyalty360 had the chance to talk with Marina MacDonald, Chief Marketing...Read More

KONG Box Becomes King of Dog Toys and Treats

  • September 24 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  This year, when many consumers found themselves stuck working from home— or maybe not even working at all because of the pandemic —pet care supplier KONG decided to ask people how much their dogs were helping them through the...Read More

Listening to Customers Drives Guests to Red Roof

  • September 22 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Marina MacDonald and Brenda Eddy have spent their careers as top marketers at Red Roof making sure guests of the hotel chain received timely information and updates on their rewards program. But when the pandemic shut down many businesses...Read More

Best Western and SureStay a Sure Success | Dorothy Dowling at Best Western, Part II

  • September 18 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 In Part I of Loyalty360’s Mark Johnson’s interview with Best Western’s Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer, she spoke about the meaning of customer loyalty, how affiliating with Best Western...Read More

Best Western and SureStay a Sure Success | Dorothy Dowling at Best Western, Part I

  • September 14 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Best Western® Hotels and Resorts launched its SureStay Hotel Group® just four years ago, but the brand was named No. 1 in the economy segment in the J.D. Power 2020 North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Study. SureStay achieved the...Read More

SureStay Jumps to No. 1 thanks to Best Western’s Guidance

  • September 09 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 SureStay Hotel Group® (SureStay) is the new kid on the block when it comes to economy stays at just four years since launch, but that didn’t stop the Best Western brand from snagging one of the industry’s top loyalty awards. ...Read More

Sleep Number Putting Loyalty to Bed | Lisa Erickson, Sr. Director CRM and Loyalty at Sleep Number, Part II

  • September 01 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  In Part I of Loyalty360’s Mark Johnson’s interview with Lisa Erickson, Sleep Number’s senior director of customer relationship management, loyalty and creative production services, she spoke of the company’s mission...Read More

Sleep Number Putting Loyalty to Bed | Lisa Erickson, Sr. Director CRM and Loyalty at Sleep Number, Part I

  • August 31 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

 Studies have shown that sleeping is essential to a person’s health, with analysis suggesting that sleeping five or fewer hours per night could increase mortality risk by as much as 15 percent. That is why mattress companies such as...Read More

Air Canada Takes Flight Again | Mats Winter, Director of Product, Air Canada, Part II

  • August 27 2020
  • Resource: In-Depth Exclusives

  In Part I of Loyalty360’s Mark Johnson’s interview with Mats Winter, director of product at Air Canada, he spoke on the opening of the Maple Leaf Lounges and Air Canada’s mobile app. In Part II, Winter discusses what Air...Read More

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