8 Secrets to Maximizing Quality Foods’ Points Program

Shoppers can earn points instantly while purchasing everyday grocery items, and redeem them to receive a special reward

Quality Foods customers are encouraged to keep tabs of their current points and redeem them for items out of the catalogue

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With so many shopping options on the local landscape, it can be overwhelming deciding where to go.

Let’s face it, the majority of us shoppers want to find the best bang for our buck – and if there’s an extra incentive or reward for our patronage, even better.

Nowadays, some retailers are offering enticing perks to encourage shopper loyalty, including Quality Foods and its popular Q-Card Reward program.

Fun fact: Did you know Quality Foods was the very first grocer in Canada to offer a reward points program?

At QF, one can earn points instantly while purchasing everyday grocery items and redeem them to receive special reward, discounts and unique offers. This includes items out of the store’s seasonally released Q-Card Catalogue, community activities, such as Royal British Columbia Museum passes or selected food staples like milk and chicken breasts.

What many don’t realize is that in addition to the points, there are numerous perks to carrying a card.

Here are eight of the stores coveted secrets to maximize the points program and reap the rewards faster.

 

Ready, set, shop!

 

1-The “My Daily Special” Program – Customers who have signed up for the Q-Card Reward program can choose a grocery item that is not on special, scan it at the special kiosk and put it on special just for them. The item will scan at the new, lower price at the checkout.

2-QF App – Simply download the QF App from the App Store or Google Play. There are new offers each day for the customer to choose from. Once a deal has been selected, the cardholder instantly receives the discount at the checkout.  Also, on occasion, they have a chance to receive the selected item for free.

3- Keep Tabs – Customers are encouraged to keep tabs of their current points and redeem them for items out of the catalogue, which is constantly being updated. The Q-point total is displayed at the bottom of one’s till receipt, the QF App or online in the ‘My Accounts’ section of the QF website.

4- ‘Appy Hour’ – View what’s on the daily ‘Appy Hour’ program each day between 4-6 p.m., where an items will be on for half-price, automatically, and is discounted at the till.

5- A Win-Win – When using the Q-Card at the till, it automatically enters the customer into any draws with no time-consuming forms or annoying ballots to fill out.

6- Online Shopping – Available to card holders in Langford and View Royal for pickup and/or delivery.

7- Building Community – Community Sponsorship and Donation/Fundraiser Opportunities with Q-Points.

8Shopping Perks – For Q-Card holders who wish to redeem Q-Points for something especially unique or hard to find, there is an entire second floor upstairs inside some QF stores, including the new View Royal location, featuring home decor and giftware. Here shoppers can convert Q-Points to ‘A Step Above’ gift certificates and choose whatever their tastes desire.

With these eight points in mind, it’s no wonder QF’s Points Program has been an influence on major grocers throughout the country.

To date, well over 100,000 Q-Card holders enjoy instant Q-Combo discounts and Bonus Q-Points simply by shopping for everyday items.

For more information, or to apply for a card today, visit http://www.qualityfoods.com.

 

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