MONTREAL--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--DataCandy, a North American leader in gift card and loyalty solutions for retailers, restaurants, and petroleum companies, concludes its fiscal year with nearly 7,500 business locations now utilizing its platform, a 39 percent increase over 2015. The company milestone resulted from 80 new clients signed in Q3 and Q4, including Global Pet Foods, Kubota and an iconic Canadian petroleum company.
“We will continue to build on our achievements in 2016 to bring out new features and functionality to once again elevate the DataCandy platform, better our support services, and increase the level of insights our customers can leverage from implementing a loyalty solution.”
In addition to large and mid-sized deals, DataCandy’s diverse product offering afforded the company steady growth among independent retailers and restaurants. In 2016, over 100 small business owners seeking a professional, turn-key gift card and loyalty solution forged partnerships with DataCandy. A 20 percent revenue growth was reported for FY2016 due to DataCandy’s ability to deliver gift card and loyalty program solutions to retailers and restaurants of all sizes.
“Our incredible year-end performance clearly reflects our ability to provide businesses of any size with an effective and affordable approach to engage and retain customers,” says Lorne Schwartz, President and CEO of DataCandy. “More companies are choosing us over the competition because we have a steadfast commitment to every single customer who relies on our platform – regardless of size.”
To further support and service its diverse customer base, DataCandy continued expanding its partner ecosystem among the leading POS and technology providers in 2016. DataCandy’s ongoing commitment to align itself with strong industry vendors has enabled the company to offer more value to its customers, while simultaneously expanding its footprint across the gift card and loyalty marketplace.
“The company is well positioned for continued growth in the coming year and will use this momentum to raise the bar in 2017,” says Schwartz. “We will continue to build on our achievements in 2016 to bring out new features and functionality to once again elevate the DataCandy platform, better our support services, and increase the level of insights our customers can leverage from implementing a loyalty solution.”
DataCandy is a North American leader in loyalty and gift card software solutions for the retail and hospitality sectors. The company’s platform is utilized in nearly 7,500 locations across Canada and the United States, including the Familiprix retail pharmacy chain, St. Hubert restaurants and the 40 brands that encompass the MTY Food Group. DataCandy is simple to interface, scalable for growth, secure for financial transactions and provides multichannel capabilities. To learn how unwrapping customer insights can drive customer relationships, email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 514-903-DATA or visit www.datacandy.com.