MasterCard Easy Savings Program Continues to Expand with Even More New Merchant Partners
Addition of a new Microsoft offer and McCormick & Schmick’s provides small businesses with automatic savings on customer relationship management solutions and dining
Purchase, NY. - MasterCard Worldwide today announced the addition of two new merchant offers to the MasterCard Easy SavingsTM Program, giving small business cardholders even more ways to automatically save on everyday purchases. All MasterCard Small Business credit and signature debit cardholders enrolled in the MasterCard Easy Savings Program now receive automatic savings on purchases for customer relationship management (CRM) solutions from Microsoft Corp., and on dining from McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant.
“We know that in today’s difficult economic environment, small businesses are keeping an even closer eye on their finances while looking for innovative and simple ways to maximize every dollar they spend,” said Bruno Perreault, Senior Vice President, Small and Mid-Sized Enterprises, MasterCard Worldwide. “With the addition of a new Microsoft offering and McCormick & Schmick’s, the MasterCard Easy Savings Program further enables small businesses to save on things that can help them find and retain customers in order to help them grow their business.”
Spend and Save on Microsoft Business Services
MasterCard Small Business cardholders enrolled in the MasterCard Easy Savings Program can now enjoy a 10% rebate on Microsoft CRM Online Pro monthly fees. This service, from the Microsoft CRM Dynamics division, helps small business owners improve their customer marketing efforts, boost sales and bolster customer service interactions. The offer expands Microsoft’s participation in the MasterCard Easy Savings Program, which currently includes a Microsoft adCenter offering that enables small businesses to advertise and better market themselves on the internet.
“We’re excited to extend our partnership with MasterCard by bringing CRM Online into the MasterCard Easy Savings Program,” said Cindy Bates, VP, US Partner, Strategy, Marketing and Programs at Microsoft. “We have already seen success by offering adCenter as part of the program. The addition of customer management software is just one more important way we are addressing the needs of small businesses"
Save Automatically on Dining at McCormick & Schmick’s
MasterCard small business cardholders can also enjoy 5% savings on total dining charges at McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant. The savings is valid at all 78 U.S. locations as well as for purchases of McCormick & Schmick’s gift cards for cardholders enrolled in the MasterCard Easy Savings Program.
“Since the early 1970s, McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood Restaurant has focused on creating a relaxed and inviting experience for our guests and we understand that many small businesses bring their clients to our restaurant for that very same reason,” said Gregg LeBlanc, Director of Marketing, McCormick & Schmick’s. “We’re excited to join the MasterCard Easy Savings Program to reward our important small business guests with savings on dining and entertainment. Offering savings through the MasterCard Easy Savings Program will allow us to reach more small business customers and build loyalty among existing guests.”
In addition to savings from Microsoft and McCormick & Schmick’s, the MasterCard Easy Savings Program provides MasterCard Small Business cardholders automatic savings through a statement rebate at a wide-range of business-relevant companies, including fuel and maintenance, business services, travel and entertainment, printing and shipping. Automatic, ongoing savings are available from leading merchants, such as the Fuelman Network, with over 16,000 fuel and maintenance locations, Avis, Budget, DHL, Microsoft adCenter, Monster, Administaff, Inc., HRTools.com, Midwest Airlines, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Mimeo.com, SurePayroll, Web.com, and Wyndham Hotels and Resorts.
For small businesses with an eligible MasterCard Small Business Card from participating issuers, enrollment in the program is free and easy at www.easysavings.com. After enrollment, small businesses can see and track their savings either on their cardholder statements or on the Easy Savings website. A full listing of participating merchants and offers can be found at www.easysavings.com. Cardholder must be enrolled at time of purchase. Certain terms and conditions apply, see www.easysavings.com for more details.
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