Fly Buys to push personalised offers with VMob platform

The platform will draw on multiple sources of data, such as customer preferences, location and other factors like the current weather, to serve up targeted content that is meant to grab the attention of the customer.

(LtoR) Steven England-Hall and Scott Bradely
(LtoR) Steven England-Hall and Scott Bradely

Loyalty New Zealand, operators of Fly Buys, are set to roll-out Kiwi mobile marketing firm VMob's platform to provide highly personalised loyalty content, offers and information directly to customer smartphones in real time.

The platform will draw on multiple sources of data, such as customer preferences, location and other factors like the current weather, to serve up targeted content that is meant to grab the attention of the customer.

Loyalty New Zealand CEO Stephen England-Hall said that personalisation has always been a fundamental cornerstone of the Fly Buys programme and VMob’s technology will allow Fly Buys to take this to a new level via mobile devices.

“This mobile-led initiative will allow retailers to create shopping experiences that have a whole new level of relevance. It’s going to add an entirely new and engaging dimension to retail shopping and service provision.”

“We’re on the cusp of the digital wallet era. Mobile devices are going to play a huge part in the future of customer experience, loyalty and payments. We have partnered with VMob to make sure that Fly Buys is as strong in the digital wallet as it has been in the physical wallet for the past 20 years,” he said.

Related: Stephen England-Hall talks about Big data and the big opportunities for loyalty

England-Hall added, “VMob was the obvious choice when we were looking for an innovation partner. Not only are they world-leaders in this space, but as a home grown Kiwi company, they’re a great fit for Fly Buys being New Zealand’s favourite loyalty brand.”

Scott Bradley, founder and CEO of VMob said the partnership provides a real opportunity for local Kiwi retailers to close the gap between the store front and their customers.

“Our experience internationally shows that customers respond to the amplified value provided by a personalised approach on mobile devices. It’s bringing that local corner store experience back to large retail brands.”

“Individual retailers will be able to connect with their most valuable customers at a time they are most likely to purchase - while in close proximity or even inside the store.”

VMob and Loyalty New Zealand have an exclusive relationship in the coalition loyalty space for New Zealand.The commercial terms of the contract were not revealed.

Read More:

Join the CMO newsletter!

Error: Please check your email address.
Show Comments

Supporting Association

Blog Posts

What happens when the 'market' becomes a 'customer'?

One of the insightful things that has been said to me recently came from an independent consultant working at a major FMCG client. He said: “The problem here is that we have some people who are world-class at marketing to the masses, but they haven’t got a clue about how to speak to a customer.”

3 Metrics to measure B2B content marketing ROI

Content marketing has become a key pillar for marketing departments of all sizes across the world. But how do you measure – and ultimately prove – the effectiveness of the time, money and energy spent on content marketing?

How global brands can connect on a local level

The dot-com boom allowed brands to easily access the global market. Thanks to this increased exposure and worldwide awareness, brands can no longer exist in a local bubble.

Dan Ratner

managing director, Uberbrand

Informative comments , I loved the info , Does anyone know if my assistant could get ahold of a blank 2011 IRS 8804 - Schedule A document...


Telstra unveils fresh digital content media services

Read more

So, the one thing I would say is .. the customer already has a voice, whether you wanted them to have one or not .. and they have a platf...

Paul Gilbert

Why digital strategy equals customer experience

Read more

Appliances online are doing a good job online, but they're still not giving customers a truly powerful online experience in my view. Wher...

Graham Howlett

Navigating the future of omni-channel retailing

Read more

For both businesses and marketers alike who want a digital marketing platform that supports data visualization, integrated analytics and ...


Adobe to bolster analytics capabilities of Marketing Cloud with Digital Analytix acquisition

Read more

Good Content is a crucial part in Marketing ROI. No doubt metrics like sharing & engagement, consumption, & lead generation &...


3 Metrics to measure B2B content marketing ROI - B2B marketing - CMO Australia

Read more

Latest Podcast

More podcasts

Sign in