New Orleans Pelicans Debut Branded Credit Card with Cardless
The New Orleans Pelicans have partnered with financial technology firm Cardless to create the team's first branded credit card. Cardless has previously made branded credit cards for the Miami Marlins, Cleveland Cavaliers, and Manchester United.
Users who pay for items with the Pelicans' card can earn points towards statement credits, game tickets, player-signed jerseys, and other exclusive experiences. Fans will receive a 4x points bonus when using the card to buy Pelicans tickets, as well as 10% off from concession stands at the Smoothie King Center and 10% off items in the Pelicans Team Store. The 4x points bonus also applies to bars, restaurants, and gas stations.
American Express Launches its First Digital-Checking Account for Rewards-Hungry Consumers
American Express is jumping into the highly competitive arena of digital-checking accounts. The company has launched Amex Rewards Checking to its U.S. customers. Any non-business card member in good standing is eligible for the no-fee, no minimum balance account.
The accounts will be integrated into the Amex app and provide perks, including purchase protection on debit purchases and round-the-clock customer service. Of particular interest for the card company is luring millennial and Gen Z users to adopt the account.
AMC Theatres' Offers Moviegoers Limited-Edition NFT with THE BATMAN Promotion
AMC Theatres announced a special promotion for its next big movie release. The brand shared that all AMC guests who purchase or reserve an advance ticket by end of day EST on February 14, for a showtime of the DC and Warner Bros. upcoming film THE BATMAN through March 6, and scan their ticket in theatre can receive a limited-edition THE BATMAN NFT. To qualify for the complimentary NFT, guests must purchase their advance ticket or reserve it through AMC Stubs A-List by end of day EST on February 14. The ticket must be purchased or reserved for a THE BATMAN showtime through March 6, at any AMC location in the United States, and the ticket must be scanned in theatre.