I also help with our Smartcard team and their promotions. I get to sit in meetings and give input on upcoming promotions. Just a couple of weeks ago we sat down and had a meeting about our Christmas promotions. I suggested a couple of ideas such as promotions on toys. They had never done any promotions on toys before, but after looking at the data from last year it seemed that there was some opportunity to do something. The Smartcard is a loyalty card for customers in which they earn points and can earn money back on their card. I suggested that we give them four times the points we usually do on toys. This will drive sales for toys.
I also help out with our Making Strides committee. Just the other day I spent of couple hours trying to sell items to donate money. We raised over $300 in one day. The walk is on October 19th and we are trying to sell as many items as possible to people to earn money for the victims of breast cancer.
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