Neiman’s Family Market Launches New Rewards Program Powered By AppCard

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We’re excited to announce that Neiman’s Family Market, a Michigan-based grocer, has partnered with us to launch the Neiman’s Family Perks loyalty program!

The program has launched in all 4 Neiman’s Family Market locations across Michigan. “We have looked at loyalty programs on and off for our stores over the last 8 years. We saw a lot of programs that provided a lot of data about what our customers were buying, but we didn’t have the staff to analyze the data across all our locations. AppCard has changed that for us,” says Nate Neiman, Chief Marketing Officer and EVP Data Integrity at Neiman’s Family Market.

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Set-it-and-forget-it: 4 Automated SMS/Text Marketing Campaigns

sms-text-message-marketing-campaigns.pngOnce you have the ability to monitor your customer purchase behavior (down to the SKU-level), there are unlimited opportunities to use that information to improve your marketing communications. Delivering marketing messages based on real-time behavior ensures that you’re reaching customers at at exactly the right moment. If you’re new to the automated marketing game, you might not know where to start. These are 4 automated marketing campaigns that we nearly always recommend to AppCard businesses when they’re first setting up thier marketing and rewards programs:

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What Does it Mean to Personalize the Grocery Shopping Experience?

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Here’s what you’re probably thinking: How can I possibly customize the shopping experience for each and every one of my shoppers? Is that even a reasonable ask? Think about the square footage, SKU count, manpower, and marketing I need to manage day to day … I can’t adjust that for each shopper who visits my store.

You’re right … sort of … let me explain.

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Fewer Coupons, More Retail Sales with Artificial Intelligence & Personalized Marketing

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This blog post contains excerpts from the whitepaper Using Artificial Intelligence for Effective Customer Retention, by Retail Pro® and AppCard. Download the whitepaper to learn more about how retailers can leverage artificial intelligence to deliver personalized marketing communications.

In order to leverage data effectively, retailers must be able to derive actionable insights that fuel marketing campaigns or operational decisions.

Enter Artificial Intelligence for Retail Businesses

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Amazon Goes All In On Grocery With Whole Foods Acquisition

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Quick, hit the panic button, the Online Giant Amazon, your biggest competitor whether you acknowledged that yet or not, just took a formidable seat at the brick and mortar table.

Now, take a deep breath, exhale, it’s going to be OK, they’ve just confirmed that brick and mortar is here to stay.

Consolidation of the marketplace was inevitable and we’re seeing it all around us and all throughout the supply chain, with CPGs, wholesalers, technology providers, and of course retailers.

The game has changed, officially, and there’s no turning back.

So what does this mean for you, the independent retailer? How should you react and respond to this shock wave that was just sent through your system?

We’ve got some thoughts on this.

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Retail Technology Trends in the Era of Customer Experience

download-whitepaper-3This blog post contains excerpts from the whitepaper Using Artificial Intelligence for Effective Customer Retention, by Retail Pro® and AppCard. Download the whitepaper to learn more about how artificial intelligence can help retailers improve customer experience and retention.

In the era of customer experience, retailers are challenged to use technology to understand their customers, and meet their growing expectations.

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