Points Named to Branham300 List for Fifth Consecutive Year
Loyalty management company recognized as one of Canada's top technology companies
Global leader in loyalty currency management Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM) is honored to announce their recognition as one of Canada's top Information and Communication Technology (ICT) companies for 2016. Branham300 is recognized as the definitive listing of Canada's top public and private ICT companies featuring the 250 organizations leading the technology sector.
Points has consistently ranked among the top 50 companies on the Branham300 since 2011, and was named the 8th largest Canadian software company and the 27th largest Canadian technology company by the 2016 Branham300 list.
"We are thrilled to once again be recognized as a leader in the tech sector here in Canada," said Rob MacLean, CEO of Points. "Points' presence on this listing reflects our continued dedication to innovating within the loyalty space through our Loyalty Commerce Platform, pursuing new partnerships and opportunities and fostering the growth of our dedicated team year after year."
Points achieved several significant milestones in 2015 as it forged strategic partnerships across countries and industries. Points expanded the reach of its products in the growing Asian loyalty market, announcing partnerships with Hainan Airlines and Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts to bolster the capability and value of their programs. Points launched Points Travel, the first private label travel eCommerce platform designed specifically for the loyalty industry, and recently partnered with La Quinta Inns & Suites to introduce a luxury hotel redemption program that allows La Quinta Returns members to redeem points for luxury hotel bookings. Points also left its footprint in the FinTech space announcing the Points Loyalty Wallet, a set of platform capabilities accessible via storefront or APIs, that allow loyalty programs, merchants and other interested business to easily integrate balance tracking and earn and burn loyalty commerce transactions into their product offerings.
Each year, the Branham Group conducts extensive research to evaluate the earnings and financial performance of Canada's ICT sector. A complete listing of the 2016 Branham300 can be found on their website. April's issue of The Branham Report will also exclusively focus on the results and include a video analysis. For more information on Branham300 research and Branham300, Inc., visit www.branhamgroup.com/index.
Points, publicly traded as Points International Ltd. (TSX:PTS)(Nasdaq:PCOM), provides loyalty eCommerce and technology solutions to the world's top brands to power innovative services that drive increased loyalty program revenue and member engagement. With a growing network of over 50 global loyalty programs integrated into its unique Loyalty Commerce Platform, Points offers three core private or co-branded services: its Buy Gift and Transfer service retails loyalty points and miles directly to consumers; its Points Loyalty Wallet service offers any developer transactional access to dozens of loyalty programs and their hundreds of millions of members via a package of APIs; and its Points Travel service helps loyalty programs increase program revenue from hotel bookings, and provides more opportunities for members to earn and redeem loyalty rewards more quickly. Points is headquartered in Toronto with offices in San Francisco and London.