Posted by Gary Toyn on Aug 17, 2021 9:27:00 AM

For decades, the conventional wisdom has touted this stat: 80% of consumer spending occurs within 20 miles of home. We've cited that stat before, as have countless other respected sources like Forbes, Ebay, and MediaPost. All of which have quoted this statistic without attribution. The problem is, the stat is a myth. A...

Posted by Kendra Lusty on Jul 19, 2021 1:15:27 PM

It's 2021 and if you're anything like us, you probably feel like you're having to learn how to engage members all over again.   The past year may have thrown the industry for a collective loop, but statistics are showing a promising future for businesses willing to learn what their customers and members want right now....

Posted by Kendra Lusty on Feb 10, 2021 8:00:00 AM

Love at first sight can happen. Just ask Hollywood. Or if you want scientific proof, this study shows it takes about 1/5 of a second for the brain to make all the numerous judgments it takes to fall in love. And for even more evidence, ask my husband. He loves to remind me just how quickly he fell in love with me, espe...

Posted by Gary Toyn on Apr 29, 2020 7:00:00 AM

Now more than ever, staying abreast of the most effective loyalty and engagement practices is critical to surviving in a turbulent business environment.   Companies across the world have studied what makes their constituents tick. Through their varied studies, patterns emerge. The best corporate discount programs, asso...

Posted by Ashley Autry on Aug 1, 2019 10:49:21 AM

With summer winding down, back-to-school season is in full swing. Many parents have started the annual, costly ritual of shopping for another school year.

Posted by Kendra Lusty on May 16, 2019 8:00:00 AM

You’ve probably heard it called customer success – after all, that’s what it’s known by in most of the business world. Here at Access, we call it client success and we have an entire department dedicated to it. Or you could call it member success. While not a buzz word, this would be just as relevant a term. What am I ...