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“If receiving free gift cards to your favorite store sounds like your preferred form of payment, check out Shopkick! All you’ll need to do is download the app, input your location, and you’ll receive points just by walking into a store.”

- Maryn Liles, Parade Magazine

Recent media coverage

8 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Holiday Spending

Yahoo!

12/07/2021

Inflation is coming for Thanksgiving dinner, making it more expensive than ever this year

CNBC

11/05/2021

Study: Supply chain, shipping issues could boost in-store holiday shopping

Chain Store Age

10/21/2021

Santa tell me, when will my order arrive? Shoppers run into shortages

Bizwomen

10/20/2021

A Cash Back Credit Card Welcome Bonus Can Help Maximize Your Holiday Savings...

TIME

10/15/2021

Press releases

8 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About Holiday Spending

12/7/2021

2022 Shopping Outlook: Consumers Tightening Their Budget and Spending Less Overall

12/2/2021

Supply Chain Disruptions: Holiday Shoppers Already Experiencing Product Shortages and Delays

10/18/2021

Surging Delta Variant Continues to Impact the Way Consumers Shop

8/19/2021

Ho, Ho, Holiday Already?

8/5/2021

Big Box and Bigger Budgets: Americans Prepare for a Return to the Classroom this Fall

6/28/2021

Non-Essential Spending on the Rise as Americans Feel More Financially Secure

6/14/2021

83 Percent of Americans are Tightening Budgets Due to Threat of Continued Inflation

5/19/2021

Shopkick Announces Nationwide Scavenger Hunt, Rewarding Consumers with Millions of 'Kicks'

5/12/2021

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Apu Battan

VP of User Growth

Apu Battan is the VP of User Growth at Shopkick.

Apu is first and foremost an analytics leader, with close to 15 years of experience in helping to make decisions through the objective lens of data. Apu has always been a strong advocate for Shopkick’s most valuable customer — the user. He is passionate about acquiring the right users for our business, delighting them with the best product experience, and growing them into loyal, high-value users in the long term. Prior to Shopkick, Apu served as an Analytics Leader at Intuit for close to six years, and at Netflix, Electronic Arts, and Microsoft before that. 

Apu holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science,  and a master’s degree in integrated manufacturing and systems engineering from North Carolina State University, Raleigh.