Posted by Brandon Carter on Oct 5, 2018 1:31:00 PM

Perks, rewards and loyalty programs are becoming increasingly popular these days. It seems like they’re everywhere – coffee shops, restaurants, clothing stores, airports, colleges, theme parks, movie theaters, charities, employers etc.      

Posted by Brandon Carter on Jun 8, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Access was the first discount program in the world to launch a mobile coupon network and app, My Deals Mobile. In the beginning, people were only just coming around to the idea of mobile coupons. We saw it as an early opportunity to earn our clients some brand face time on mobile devices. To this point the mobile coupo...

Posted by Brandon Carter on May 17, 2016 10:00:00 AM

It shouldn’t surprise you that many of us here at Access are coupon junkies. Our primary product is discount programs, after all. It’s not uncommon to see team members here scouring sites like SlickDeals and FatWallet. My particular favorite is WiredDeals, which is like a “trending topics” for deals. What can we say? W...

Posted by Brandon Carter on May 12, 2016 8:00:00 AM

Consider, for a moment, all of the little elements that play a role in customer loyalty. Pricing, branding, peers, performance, experience, whims, proximity, post-transaction service, convenience, emotional engagement, rational engagement, community, marketing... We could keep going. The point is, there are a lot of fa...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Dec 18, 2014 2:30:00 AM

It’s holiday shopping season. People have abandoned their families to shop on Thanksgiving, then stood outside in the wee hours of the morning on Black Friday waiting for doors to open. They’ve dutifully ignored work (on occasion) to browse online retailers. They’ve sharpened their elbows and mobilized through intense ...

Posted by Brandon Carter on Nov 25, 2014 1:04:00 AM

Access is unlike any other place I've ever worked - including startups, massive corporations, agencies, an NBA franchise, among others. I've never seen a place with the unique culture and cohesion that Access has. Maybe it's the hiring process that's as much about learning attitudes as capability, or so many employees ...