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Top 5 Tips for Collecting Email Subscribers for Retailers

Posted by on May 19, 2017 in E-mail, flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

We all know email is the most successful marketing channel. But in order for it to be your most successful, you have to have subscribers to email. As a retailer, you face unique challenges to your list building, especially if you have a brick and mortar location (or are brick and mortar only). Unlike a B2B business, you can’t really offer a gated white paper download and call it a day. So how do you build that list? Keep reading for inspiration. 1. Ask at checkout. You probably knew this because we’ve all been there. You’re checking out at a...

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How to Ensure a Top-Notch Customer Experience: A Guide for Brick & Mortars

Posted by on May 16, 2017 in Customer Engagement, flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

If you know anything about retail these days, you know that customer experience is arguably the most important thing for brick & mortar retailers. A phenomenal customer experience leads to customer loyalty and sales. Customers live in a world where they have hundreds of options when it comes to buying a product, many of those options online and super cheap. Given that knowledge, as a brick and mortar store, you know you need to be able to set yourself apart. How do you ensure your customer has a great customer experience? I would argue...

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Customer Loyalty: What is it and How do You Get it?

Posted by on May 4, 2017 in flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

Alec Baldwin’s mom refuses to leave the East Coast to live closer to her children for one reason: Wegmans, an admittedly pretty incredible grocery store. She can’t imagine not having Wegmans in her life, so she’d rather continue to live alone in Rochester, NY, than move to sunny California to be with her sons. That’s some customer loyalty. As a retailer, you want every single one of your customers to be like that, to value you above even great weather and their children. You want to inspire that level of customer loyalty in everyone. Briefly,...

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Why Digital Receipts are Key to a Flawless Retail Marketing Strategy

Posted by on Apr 26, 2017 in Digital Receipts, flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

You may have heard of digital receipts, also known as e-receipts. They’re a fast growing trend for brick-and-mortar retailers and for good reason. (eCommerce retailers have, obviously, long been employing digital receipts.) If you’re not using e-receipts at your brick-and-mortar locations, it’s time to make the change. Digital receipts are crucial to providing a flawless customer experience and creating a robust retail marketing strategy. But why digital receipts? Why does it matter if you give the customer a record of their purchases via...

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What are Transactional Emails?

Posted by on Apr 20, 2017 in E-mail, flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

If you’re new to email marketing, you may find yourself confused by all the vocabulary. Which is normal – there are certainly a lot of new words and phrases you’ll have to pick up. One of those new phrases is ‘transactional emails.’ What are those? Are they different from regular emails? Should I have a third question about transactional emails? Don’t worry, I’m here to answer all of your questions. First things first: The Definition of ‘Transactional Emails’ Transactional emails are, quite simply, one-off emails to a single customer in...

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7 Transactional Email Marketing Strategies to Increase Retail Sales

Posted by on Apr 19, 2017 in E-mail, flexReceipts Blog | Comments Off

As email marketers, we are constantly trying to get the highest open and engagement rates to drive high quality traffic to our sites. It’s our mission in life, and we fight the good fight to often get returns of less than 20% open rates and 10% click through rates. Which means even less impressive traffic to your site. But what if I told you that you are already sending out the perfect traffic driving opportunity? It’s your transactional emails. Transactional emails are a truly underrated gift to email marketers. They’re the only emails that...

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flexReceipts named Most Popular App during Verifone’s Appathon

Posted by on Oct 25, 2016 in In the News | Comments Off

flexReceipts named Most Popular App during Verifone’s Appathon

In early August this year, Verifone hosted its inaugural Appathon where developers participated to build applications on the Verifone Commerce Platform. The two-day Appathon was sponsored by Intel and developers were given early access to Verifone’s new developer tools for non-payment commerce applications, and hands-on training with a detailed look at how the Commerce Platform and App Marketplace is transforming the point of sale. At the end of the two-day Appathon, 22 teams were invited to develop their proof-of-concepts into apps for...

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flexReceipts one of 18 startups poised to disrupt and drive the future of retail

Posted by on Aug 17, 2016 in In the News | Comments Off

flexReceipts one of 18 startups poised to disrupt and drive the future of retail

From drones and bots to social shopping and smart e-receipts: NRF’s Artemis Berry gives us a rundown of the most thought-provoking pitches at NRFtech. Amazon, Apple, Google and Facebook are just a few of the companies that are the pace cars in today’s innovation race. But there are thousands of other businesses just waiting to be discovered, ready to disrupt consumer behavior and retail as we know it. For the second year in a row, attendees at NRFtech heard from 18 startups as a part of the “Tour of the Possible” program, curated by our great...

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Synchrony Financial Invests in flexReceipts, Inc.

Posted by on Jul 2, 2016 in News Releases, Newsroom | Comments Off

Strategic Investments Group Makes Investment in Emerging Technology Provider of Digital Receipts and Customer Engagement Solutions STAMFORD, Conn.–Synchrony Financial (NYSE:SYF) today announced a strategic investment in flexReceipts, Inc., a provider of enriched digital receipts, data analytics and customer engagement solutions. The investment was made through Synchrony Financial’s Strategic Investments Group, which focuses on investments in early stage companies with potentially game-changing financial technology that enhances...

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flexReceipts Completes YCombinator, Secures $2.5M in Funding

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in News Releases, Newsroom | Comments Off

Orlando— flexReceipts, the leading enhanced digital receipts solution, today announced it raised $2.5M in additional funding. This round, which brings the total funding raised to date to $5 million, was led by Point Judith Capital, a Boston-based VC firm that focuses on consumer and enterprise technology investments. Synchrony Financial also joined as a strategic investor alongside YCombinator, Altair Venture Capital, Struck Capital and reinvestments from venVelo, Angel Round Table; and other angel investors. flexReceipts’ smart email...

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