Beth Schultz

We Know Better, But Still We Love Loyalty Cards

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Pierre DeBois
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Re: Hate them
Pierre DeBois   9/28/2013 8:26:10 PM
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Beth, that kind of selectivity may be standard practices with some discount programs. There's a BP near me that is part of a truck stop - The Standard BP discount card I have can not be used at the pump dispite being BP gas. 

tinym
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Re: Hate them
tinym   9/27/2013 11:01:52 PM
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@beth it does apply! I was sent to checkout at Starbucks when many lines were full. My receipt said Target and I scanned my card on a target card scanner.

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bulk   9/27/2013 12:51:09 PM
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That is a good question, It works at the snack bar where they have the pretzels, but I never tried at one of the in-store Starbucks. Let me know if it works!!!!

BethSchultz
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BethSchultz   9/27/2013 11:41:14 AM
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There's a Starbuck's in my local Target. But, dang, I don't think the 5% discount applies there. 

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Re: Hate them
BethSchultz   9/27/2013 10:42:38 AM
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I'd finally signed up for one because of the debit option -- since I was always paying with my bank debit card anyways, I figured I might as well get the 5% discount. But oh do I get mad at myself when I forget to pay with the red card!

BethSchultz
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Re: Lithuanian Cheesehound
BethSchultz   9/27/2013 10:40:37 AM
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You would have thought something like this would have originated in Wisconsin, with all those cheeseheads!



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bulk   9/27/2013 1:33:49 AM
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@michaeljackson, 

I just assume that everything a retailer do is to captuer data and use it to sell me more things, so that doesnt bother me. 

tinym
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tinym   9/26/2013 11:22:28 PM
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@Beth I have a red card too but haven't used it for discounts in a long time. I wish Target would get on board with a regular loyalty card. I tend to forget to pay the card on time so it's easier for me just to keep the balance at zero. I know they have a debit card program that tracks purchases through your debit card to give you discounts but I don't want to sign up for that one.

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michaeljackson   9/26/2013 2:51:34 PM
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Just another way of collecting "Big Data" without ever giving the customer a "real incentive" for using it.

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Re: Lithuanian Cheesehound
urbie4   9/26/2013 1:57:05 PM
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It's a Boston-based chain: http://www.cheeseboy.com

There are two particularly convenient locations: South Station (where my train arrives), and 280 Washington St., which is right around the corner from my office!

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