Monday, December 24, 2012
The program, which launched this month, will give shoppers points from store purchases to use on gas purchases.
Safeway has partnered with ExxonMobil to start rewarding shoppers in Northern Virginia for their purchases at Safeway stores by cutting costs at the pump. This month, Safeway will launch their Reward Points loyalty program which will give shoppers points toward savings on gas at ExxonMobil stations. “Safeway listens to its shoppers, and we understand the importance of stretching grocery dollars,” said Mir Aamir, president of Customer Loyalty and Digital Technologies at Safeway in a press release from the company. “By teaming up with ExxonMobil, we’re able to thank our customers with a loyalty program that makes two frequent and critical purchases lead to real savings.” Shoppers will be able to earn rewards points on certain purchases. The…
Friday, August 24, 2012
Summer voting has ended, and your choices for best in Burke are decided.
All summer you've nominated and voted for your favorites in Burke and across Fairfax County. We've tallied all the votes, and it's time to announce the winners. The Readers' Choice winners in the countywide categories are listed at this link. The winner's in Burke are: Best Chinese Food Carry-Out in Burke Winner: Duk Wo Asian Cuisine Best Gym in Burke Winner: eMotion Best Pedicure in Burke Winner: Five Star Hair, Day Spa and Nails Best Grocery Store in Burke Winner: Giant at 9550 Burke Road Best Place in Burke to Shop for Kid's Clothes Winner: Kohls
Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Woman warns against having a phone number connected to supermarket rewards accounts.
A woman reported someone used her phone number to access her supermarket gas rewards points to purchase discounted gas without her knowledge or permission. Burke resident Jennifer Milton had built up points through the popular local Giant gas rewards program. Through the program, Giant customers can earn points for every dollar they spend on groceries or prescriptions, with bonus points for purchasing certain combinations of items. The points are then redeemable at local participating Shell gasoline stations—100 points earns customers 10-cents off a gallon of gas. Milton noticed her points were missing recently and, through calls to Giant supermarkets, learned someone had used her points at a local Shell station. The person who used her …