DataCandy Lands 2019 Growth 500 Ranking for Second Consecutive Year

Montreal, Quebec (October 21, 2019) – Canadian Business and Maclean’s have ranked DataCandy No. 314 on the 31st annual Growth 500, the definitive ranking of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies.

Produced by Canada’s premier business and current affairs media brands, the Growth 500 ranks Canadian businesses on five-year revenue growth. With 239%, DataCandy has made the Growth 500 list for the second consecutive year.

“To bring greater value to the merchants that count on us to grow their business, we needed to first grow ours by creating a market-leading solution,” says Lorne Schwartz, President and CEO of DataCandy. “Considering all the prominent brands that now rely on DataCandy to power their customer engagement strategies, I think we can safely say that we’ve achieved that goal. What a pleasure it is to see DataCandy recognized as one of Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies once more.”

Over a thousand brands across North America use and trust DataCandy’s customer loyalty and gift card solutions. The easy-to-use platform empowers merchants with advanced capabilities, including generating automated promotions, tracking their customers’ buying habits and analyzing the effectiveness of marketing campaigns.

“The companies on the 2019 Growth 500 are truly remarkable. Demonstrating foresight, innovation and smart management, their stories serve as a primer for how to build a successful entrepreneurial business today,” says Beth Fraser, Growth 500 program manager. “As we celebrate over 30 years of the Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies program, it’s encouraging to see that entrepreneurship is healthier than ever in this country.”

About DataCandy
DataCandy is a leading North American provider of affordable customer loyalty and gift card solutions for businesses of all sizes. The company’s secure, user-friendly platform is used at over 11,000 locations across Canada and the United States by over 1,000 companies, including the ALDO Group, The Source, Ultramar, Familiprix, Kernels Popcorn and 40 of the MTY Food Group’s restaurant brands. To find out how better insight into your customers’ buying behaviour can èéimprove your bottom line, visit

About the Growth 500
For over 30 years, Growth 500 has been Canada’s most respectable and influential ranking of entrepreneurial achievement. Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the Growth 500 profiles the country’s most successful growing businesses. The Growth 500 is produced by Canadian Business. Winners are profiled in a special Growth 500 print issue of Canadian Business (packaged with the October issue of Maclean’s magazine) and online at and

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