By MARK TURNER and DAVID BECKMAN, Associated Press staffWASHINGTON (AP) — Sam’s Club has a great loyalty program.
The chain’s owners are offering free drinks and gift cards to club members who make a purchase at Sam’s, and it also offers a loyalty bonus for paying a full membership fee.
The loyalty bonuses start with $100 and go up to $500 a year.
Sam’s club says the program is designed to keep people coming back to the club.
Sams Club says its $100 loyalty bonus will be extended to all of its U.S. stores, including Sams in New York City, Sams at the Four Seasons Resort & Casino, Sam’s Barbecue in Atlanta and Sam’s Grill in Dallas.
Sam has more than 4,500 stores nationwide and has an annual revenue of $6 billion.
The company also has plans to expand to more states.
Sam’s Club President Mike Lacy says he’s excited to see the loyalty program go national.
“The loyalty program is something we think is a good way to bring in new members and attract new customers,” Lacy said in a statement.
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