Extraco Bank, Temple, Texas, extended its Signing Bonus marketing campaign by creating a merchant funded rewards program called ExtraRewards. ExtraRewards is just one more boost to the strategic effort to raise bank revenue by encouraging customers to make signature-based debit-card transactions.
Under ExtraRewards, debit-card customers who make a signature-based transaction at participating local merchants receive a cash-back reward. Participating merchants are Extraco Banks' business customers.
Extraco provides marketing tools to participating merchants to advertise the program, incenting the bank's customers to use their debit cards as a credit transaction at the retail outlet. Thus, the merchants fund the extra rewards provided to bank customers.
Extraco showcases each merchant on a microsite, www.extracobanks.com/rewards, highlighting their participation and the specific rewards available from...