Distributors that are embracing customer loyalty programs are increasing mindshare and growing revenue with existing customers. In this episode Ian Heller and Jonathan Bein speak with Lincoln Smith, Chief Strategy Officer for HMI Performance Incentives, about why loyalty is a powerful emotion and how to leverage it in B2B, best practices in designing loyalty and incentive programs, and how to manage program success.
Ian Heller is the Founder and Chief Strategist for Distribution Strategy Group. He has more than 30 years of experience executing marketing and e-business strategy in the wholesale distribution industry, starting as a truck unloader at a Grainger branch while in college. He’s since held executive roles at GE Capital, Corporate Express, Newark Electronics and HD Supply. Ian has written and spoken extensively on the impact of digital disruption on distributors, and would love to start that conversation with you, your team or group. Reach out today at firstname.lastname@example.org.