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Update on the Shopper Optimum Program

I recently tweeted Shoppers Drug Mart to see if they could provide me with an update on the Shoppers Optimum program. Below is our interaction: This gives me some hope, though they did side-track my question....

Rundown of VIA Preference

I thought I’d do a proper rundown of my favourite loyalty program in Canada. The main reason why it is my top pick is because travelling by train is my most preferred mode of transportation. The...

Marriott Interview Questions Answered

We did our best to arrange a time, but due to Michelle Bozoki‘s (Vice President of Marketing at Marriott International, Canada) busy schedule, we were unable to interview her over the phone. Instead,...

Shoppers Optimum Program Discontinuing?

One of my readers helped me point out that potential termination of the Shoppers Optimum program. Is the program going to terminate? I really hope not. Below is the official wording under the Terms and...

List of Airline Alliances (updated September 18, 2016)

It has been 6 months since my last update, so I think that I am due for one, especially since one reader reminded me that there is a new airline alliance to include. Personal Airline Alliance Portfolio First...

Class-action Lawsuit Launched Against Air Miles

A class action lawsuit has been filed against Air Miles. CBC wrote up an article on the matter. But here is a quick summary. The claim is against LoyaltyOne (owner of Air Miles) to “remedy harm...

Air Miles Taking a Beating

This Air Miles expiry policy coming into effect on December 31, 2016 is really damaging their reputation. Basically, effective December 31, 2016, Air Miles reward miles that are more than 5 years old...

Don’t Underestimate Shopping Portals

I have been guilty lately of buying items online and completely forgetting about going through a shopping portal, so please don’t make the same mistake as I did! Basically, major airlines, hotel...

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