DataCandy Continues its Momentum by Adding 265 New Locations to Gift Card & Loyalty Platform

Montreal, Quebec (May 17, 2017) – The DataCandy gift card and loyalty platform welcomed 265 new locations to its SaaS platform demonstrating significant momentum and growth over the past four months.  Year-to-date, the company secured 38 new customers including Kernels, Canada’s iconic retail chain of gourmet popcorn stores, and Hart, one of the largest department store chains in Quebec.  Jusu Bars, Cacao 70 Eatery, and the Crave IT Restaurant Group are also among the restaurants that have joined the DataCandy client roster.

DataCandy, a clear leader in gift card and loyalty solutions for retailers and restaurants, has grown its customer base by 175% over the last two years. The company has more than doubled the number of retail and restaurant locations utilizing its solution since 2014. With a scalable, turn-key platform and affordable pricing packages, businesses of all sizes are turning to DataCandy.

Of the 7,500+ business locations utilizing the DataCandy platform, 90% are top Canadian brands, including Familiprix, St Hubert, Ultramar, The Source, MTY Food Group, Cora’s and Booster Juice. Major brands and up and comers continue to partner with DataCandy due to the company’s forward-thinking customer engagement strategies, user-friendly loyalty and gift card platforms, and seamless POS integration.

“The beginning of the year was highly productive and exciting for DataCandy,” says Lorne Schwartz, CEO of DataCandy. “We signed three highly visible brands in just one week, and we expect to have offers out before the end of the month on at least another 250 locations. The platform seems to be gaining incredible traction in the Canadian gift card and loyalty market and we’re just getting started.”

About DataCandy

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 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, call 514-903-DATA or visit