Disney Store shoppers can now earn “kicks,” shopkick’s proprietary reward currency, when they link their Visa or MasterCard to shopkick’s Buy and Collect and make qualifying in-store purchases.
PASADENA & PALO ALTO, Calif. (September 19, 2012) – Disney Store has joined shopkick, the largest real-world shopping app, to offer rewards to shoppers for interacting with products or making purchases at Disney Store locations nationwide. Disney Store shoppers can now earn “kicks,” shopkick’s proprietary reward currency, when they link their Visa or MasterCard to shopkick’s Buy and Collect and make qualifying in-store purchases. In addition, to help users discover the best and newest products that Disney Store has to offer, shopkick will feature special rewards for scanning products at Disney Store, starting with Disney Store Halloween costumes and accessories.
Shopkick Buy & Collect rewards are available on all products at participating Disney Store locations. The more a guest purchases at Disney Store, the higher the shopkick reward:
“Our users have been asking us to bring Disney Store products into shopkick, and it’s fantastic to now add one of the leading specialty retailers to our network,” said Doug Galen, shopkick’s chief revenue officer. “We’re able to offer highly valuable rewards to shoppers for doing what they already do: interacting with and buying the Disney products they love.”
Kicks earned can be redeemed, right in the shopkick app, for gift cards, song downloads, movie tickets, Facebook Credits, donations to charity and more
Cardholders interested in maximizing their rewards earning potential will need to opt-in to the Buy & Collect program.
Shopkick is available for free on the iPhone from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/ and for Android from Google Play at https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.shopkick.app.
About shopkick, Inc.
shopkick, Inc. is a Palo Alto-based startup funded by Kleiner Perkins' iFund, Greylock Partners and Reid Hoffman, founder of LinkedIn, and investor in Facebook and Zynga. In August 2010, shopkick launched the first mobile application that hands consumers high-value rewards, offers and exclusive deals at shopkick’s national retail partners simply for walking into stores and malls. Even more rewards can be earned for scanning partner brand products at over 250,000 stores nationwide. In combination with a groundbreaking new location technology called “shopkick Signal”, the app can verify location within feet, and because the detection occurs on the phone, privacy of presence information is completely in the users’ control. Shopkick’s growing partner alliance includes American Eagle Outfitters, Best Buy, Crate and Barrel, ExxonMobil, Macy’s, MasterCard, Old Navy, Simon Property Group, The Sports Authority, Target, Toys“R”Us, west elm, The Wet Seal, Visa, Procter & Gamble, Kraft Foods, Disney, Revlon, Unilever, Levi’s, Intel, HP and more. shopkick is the only 100% performance-based marketing platform in the physical retail world, with measurable foot traffic and transactions at stores. The app grew to 3 million users in its first 18 months. The free shopkick app is available for the iPhone and Android.