ST. JACOBS, ON, September 23, 2022 /CNW/ – Home Hardware Stores Limited, from Canada largest retailer of dealer-owned hardware, lumber, building materials and furniture, is pleased to announce that it is joining scene+one of from Canada larger and more flexible loyalty programs. The new partnership, scheduled to be launched in the summer of 2023, will allow scene+ members to earn and redeem points at approximately 1,100 Canadian retailer stores across the country.
“Proudly Canadian, Home Hardware and our independent dealers work hard to provide the best shopping experience for our customers in communities from coast to coast and this strategic partnership with scene+ reinforces this commitment”, said Kevin McNab, President and CEO of Home Hardware Stores Limited. “Whether it’s a small home repair or a complete kitchen overhaul, the rewards offered by our new loyalty program will provide Canadians with even more reasons to choose Home Hardware for all their home improvement needs.”
Home Hardware’s announcement comes shortly after Empire Company Limited announced co-ownership of scene+ and revealed plans to roll out the program regionally across the country for brands such as Sobeys, IGA, Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Foodland, FreshCo, Lawtons and others by early 2023.
Along with that, scene+ offers a large number of rewards across a wide spectrum of partners. Members can enjoy an evening at the Cineplex theaters and entertainment venues; dine at over 700 Recipe Unlimited restaurants across Canada, including Swiss Chalet, Harvey’s and Montana’s; earn points when shopping at hundreds of popular online retailers through scene+ Rakuten, or spend your points on gift cards at over 60 retailers or through Apple and Best Buy catalogs; and enjoy extraordinary experiences like travel planning with scene+ Travel, Powered by Expedia. scene+ is also the official loyalty partner of NBA Canada, giving members access to incredible rewards and experiences.
With Home Hardware and Empire’s combined 2,200+ retail locations joining other premier brands, scene+ The program will be present in more than 7,000 locations by the summer of 2023. This broad spectrum of partners means that members can earn and redeem on travel, movies, entertainment, shopping, dining, banking, grocery and summer 2023 – improving House! About that, scene+ members can spend their points on Home Hardware gift cards at Sceneplus.ca.
“We are thrilled that Home Hardware, a beloved Canadian brand, is the next partner to join the scene+ family in 2023,” said Tracey Pearce, president, scene+. “Today, scene+ has over 10 million members and is quickly becoming from Canada leading lifestyle loyalty program. From home improvement projects and shopping to entertainment and travel, we reward members for experiencing more of what they want with those who matter most.”
As the exclusive home improvement retail partner of Scene+, Home Hardware will also provide Canadians with the opportunity to increase their purchasing power and earning on everyday purchases through a suite of new credit offerings in partnership with Scotiabank.
“We launched scene+ with the intention of creating a leading loyalty rewards program that offers members more flexibility and value and the ability to earn points on a wide variety of daily purchases,” said Clinton Bragança, SVP Customer Loyalty and Partnerships at Scotiabank. “Adding revered Canadian brands like Home Hardware to the growing list of partners will further improve the program for the millions of members who enjoy it today.”
Since it was relaunched in December 2021, scene+ provides members with an intuitive mobile app at the heart of the customer experience. With the power of Home Hardware offering even more opportunities to earn and redeem on purchases, scene+ is about to take the lead wallet position for millions of Canadians.
Specific details about the scene+ partnership and Scotiabank credit offers and products will be made available prior to the summer 2023 launch. FAQs are available here.
For more information on the Scene+ program, visit Sceneplus.ca.
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About Home Hardware Stores Limited
Home Hardware Stores Limited is from Canada largest retailer of Dealer-owned hardware, wood, building materials and furniture, with nearly 1,100 stores under the Home Hardware, Home Construction Center, Home Hardware and Home Furniture Construction Center. Founded in 1964 in the countryside St. Jacobs, Ontario, Home Hardware remains 100% Canadian owned and operated. Through the Home Hardware network, Dealers have extensive distribution and marketing capabilities, as well as access to thousands of quality, branded and private label products. Home Hardware Stores Limited received designation as one of the from Canada Best Brands and Best Managed Companies and is committed to helping Canadians with all their project needs. More information about the company is available at homehardware.ca.
Scene+™ is Canada’s favorite lifestyle loyalty program that gives members something new to look forward to. Scene+ offers members rewards their way – allowing them to earn and redeem Scene+ points for grocery entertainment, travel, shopping, dining and banking. Members can also accelerate their earning power with seven Scotiabank credit and debit cards. Scene+ is the NBA’s National Loyalty Partner®In Canada.
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SOURCE Home Hardware Stores Limited
For more information: Home Hardware Public Relations: Meghan Furman, Public Relations Manager, [email protected], 226-750-0437; Scene+ Public Relations: Meredith Montgomery, 647-830-5338, [email protected]; Scotiabank: Alen Sadeh, Global Communications, [email protected]437-234-1137