MONTREAL--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 3, 2018--DataCandy, a North American leader in gift card and loyalty solutions for retailers, restaurants and petroleum companies, concludes the first half of 2018 by adding 643 new merchant locations to its proven technology platform.

DataCandy welcomed 130 new customers including Continental, a U.S.-based food service provider, and Crevier, a leading petroleum company and service station in Canada. Normandin, Mia Pasta and Boustan are among the restaurant chains to have recently joined the DataCandy client roster. DataCandy’s ability to support both the gift card and loyalty program needs of any size business or marketing budget has resulted in a consistent customer base increase on a quarterly basis.

“The company’s strong mid-year performance is a reflection of two things: our absolute commitment to customer service and the continuous efforts made to expand our platform to meet the evolving business needs of our customers,” says Lorne Schwartz, President and CEO of DataCandy. “We have a strong pipeline in place and a lot of positive momentum surrounding new projects and partnerships that have DataCandy poised to close the year with record numbers.”

About DataCandy

DataCandy is a North American leader in loyalty and gift card software solutions for retailers and restaurants of all sizes. The company’s simple, scalable, secure, and affordable platform is used at over 10,000 locations across Canada and the United States by over 700 companies, including the ALDO Group, Familiprix pharmacies, St-Hubert restaurants and 40 brands that are part of the MTY Food Group. To learn how unwrapping customer insights can drive customer relationships, visit www.datacandy.com.

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KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: TECHNOLOGY SOFTWARE OTHER TECHNOLOGY RESTAURANT/BAR RETAIL FOOD/BEVERAGE

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