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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

How to Start Preparing for the 2021 Holiday Season Now

AdWeek

10/08/2021

Delta Variant Quells Consumer Confidence

WWD

8/26/2021

Research Reveals Impact of Pandemic, Delta Outbreak on Consumer Behavior

Yahoo!

8/20/2021

Survey: Shoppers still headed to stores — but taking precautions

Chain Store Age

8/20/2021

More Proof the Consumer Is Back: Survey Suggests Increases in Early, In-Person Holiday Shopping

Yahoo!

8/11/2021

Ready Or Not, COVID-19 Variants Create Hybrid Early Holiday Shopping Model

Media Post

8/06/2021

Six in 10 consumers say pandemic permanently changed their shopping habits

Biz Journals

8/05/2021

Study: Consumers will shop early this holiday season

Chain Store Age

8/05/2021

Survey: Customers want to return to stores, safely

Chain Store Age

7/29/2021

Press releases

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

After More Than a Year of Zoom Holidays, Americans Will Finally Gather to Celebrate Mother's Day

4/20/2021

Most Americans Say Pandemic Has Made Them More Conscious Consumers

3/15/2021

Despite Vaccinations, Americans Continue to Expect Safety Precautions When Shopping In-Store

2/1/2021

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Apu Battan

Head of User Growth

Apu Battan is the Head 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.