Shopkick press releases

"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

Press releases

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

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

Touchdown in Lockdown: How Americans Plan to Celebrate the Super Bowl

1/27/2021

Surging COVID Cases Means Stocked Pantries: Consumers Stockpiling More Now Than in March

12/14/2020

Former Warner Bros. Entertainment Chief of Consumer Products Division Joins Shopkick as Advisor

12/1/2020

2021 Shopping Outlook: Most Consumers Say the Pandemic has Changed Their Shopping Habits Forever

11/12/2020

Department Stores Make a Comeback this Holiday Season

10/21/2020

Coresight Research, Shopkick and Fashwire Announce Participating Retailers and Brands In 10.10 Shopp..

10/6/2020

Halloween Lives On: Americans Hit the Stores this Spooky Season

10/1/2020

Inaugural 10.10 Shopping Festival to Deliver the Holidays to American Consumers

9/25/2020

Iced, Please! Survey Uncovers Gen Z's Coffee Cravings

9/22/2020

Shopkick Announces New Executive Vice President of Data and Analytics

9/14/2020

'Tis the Season: Consumers Will Turn Online to Holiday Shop During the Pandemic

8/11/2020

America's Mew Shopping Routine: Stocking Up and Spending Less

8/4/2020

Parents, the Pandemic and Preparing for Back-to-School

6/25/2020

Americans' Shopping Concerns Around COVID-19 Are Subsiding

6/17/2020

Consumers Are Looking Forward to Non-Essential Retailers Reopening, as Long as There Are Safety Precautions

5/13/2020

American Shopping Behavior Evolving Weekly Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

4/29/2020

Americans Turn to Amazon to Celebrate Mom this Mother’s Day

4/22/2020

Majority of Americans Still Braving Physical Retailers Amidst COVID-19 Crisis

4/13/2020

Majority of Americans Changing How They Shop Due to COVID-19 Concerns

Shopkick and Joy of Mom Partner to Give Modern Moms What They Really Want

Touchdown for Ranch! Shopkick and Hidden Valley’s Big Game Survey Reveals Savory Data

2020 Shopping Outlook

Shopkick Launches National Mall Walking Day

Shopkick Names David Fisch as General Manager

50 Percent of Americans Report They Will Change Their Shopping Habits Due To the Impending Tariffs

Merrily Mobile: 84 Percent of Savvy Shoppers Will Turn to Mobile Devices in Aisle this Holiday

Trax Acquires Shopkick to Bridge the Gap Between Mobile and Physical worlds of Retail

Shopkick and Auntie Anne’s Tear Into America’s Pretzel Preferences

Cereal Killers: Shopkick’s National Cereal Day Survey Reveals Delicious Data

Shopkick survey finds Gen Z most likely to use voice assistants when holiday shopping

Gen Z and Millennials More Likely to Pull All-Nighter to Shop Black Friday

Shopkick Launches Image Recognition Capabilities in New Campaign with Suave

SuaveTreats Before Tricks: Early Candy Consumers Have to Restock Before Fright Night

Big Box Wins Back-To-School

Shopkick Announces New Chief Technology Officer

Mother's Day: What's Keeping Mom Up At Night?

Shopkick Tax Season

Shopkick Valentine's Day Trends

Shopkick Holiday Insights

Shopkick announces entry into Travel

Shopkick Thanksgiving Insights

Tens of Thousands of Shopkickers Shop to Fight Breast Cancer

If the Shoe Fits: Shopkick and Shoe Carnival Partner to Propel Engagement and Sales

Shopkick Bolsters Leadership Team with New Head of Product

Shopkick Gives First-Ever Kicks for Mobile Shopping

Shopkick Launches Kicking for a Cause

Seasoned Ad Exec Joins Shopkick as Senior Vice President of Sales

America’s Mattress Gets in Bed with Shopkick

Shopkick Grocery Turns Chores into Rewarding Experiences

Micro Center Joins Shopkick Ecosystem

Shopkick Grocery Will Drive Discovery and Sales

Shopkick’s Highest Company Revenue Ever Capped with Stellar C-Suite Hire

Rewards for Sampling Scents; Fragrance Outlet Joins Shopkick Alliance

Shopkick Grows Product Portfolio with Mobile Video and Pushes into Greater Shopper Personalization

Shopkick Grows Product Portfolio with Mobile Video and Pushes into Greater Shopper Personalization

Rapid shopBeacon Adoption Is the Latest Shopkick Success Signal

American Eagle Outfitters and Shopkick Announce 100-Store Trial of New shopBeacon Technology

Shopkick Extends Partnership with Sports Authority Nationwide

Macy’s Flagships on the East and West Coasts to be the First Stores to Deploy Enhanced iBeacon/BLE...

Shopkick Adds Direct In-App Purchasing & More to Become the Ultimate Shopping Companion Across the Physical...

From Browsing to Buying, shopkick's New iPad App Makes Shopping More Interactive from the Couch to the...

Shopkick No. 1 Most Frequently Used Shopping App and Now No. 34 of All Mobile Apps in the U.S.

Shopkick, Inc. Reaches Profitability In Q4 2012 And Drives More Than $200M In Revenue For Its Partners in 2012

Shopkick's New User Interface Takes Catalogs and Sunday Circulars Mobile; Reminds Shoppers of Items 'Liked' at...

Disney Store Joins Shopkick Mobile App to Reward Guests with In-Store Rewards for Product Interactions...

World Economic Forum Names Shopkick Technology Pioneer for 2013

CVS/pharmacy Joins Shopkick as Inaugural Retail Pharmacy Partner, Offering Exclusive Rewards and More...

Shopkick Accelerates Partner Growth, Hires Google, LinkedIn, Federated Media Vet as Vice President...

Macy’s and Shopkick Instantly Launch Mobile Rewards Nationwide

MasterCard and Shopkick Join Forces to Provide Consumers a More Rewarding Shopping Experience

American Eagle Outfitters and Shopkick go National with Rewards Program

Target Brings Shopkick to Stores Nationwide

Shopkick and ExxonMobil Partner to Pump Out Rewards to Consumers

Marketing Maestro Behind Disney Princesses And Nike Cmo From Its 'just Do It' Era Joins Shopkick Board...

Black Friday Behavior In February - Shopkick Users Show Record Shopping Behavior At National Retail Partners On..

Retail Holy Grail And The 'Showrooming' Antidote - shopkick Drives More Than $110 Million In Revenue For Retail...

Shopkick Kicked A$$ in 2011 - More Than 3 Million Shoppers Now Use The App To Walk-In, Scan, Browse And Swipe...

Shopkick Rewards Visa Cardholders When And Where They Shop

Old Navy Joins Shopkick To Bring Mobile Rewards, Deals And Offers To Shoppers At All Its Nearly 1,000 Stores

Shopkick Announces First Supermarket Partnership and Mobile Rewards for Buying Specific Brands And Products

A Year Of Retail Revolution - Shopkick Celebrates Its First Birthday By Adding Partners And Rewards...

Shopkick Brings Editorial Expertise From InStyle To Over Two Million Users In Its First Collaboration With A Fashion Magazine

Shopkick Announces Major Brand Partners, As Shopkick Users Pass Six And A Half Million Product Scans

Chief Revenue Officer 'Walks In' To Shopkick - Veteran Of Shutterfly, eBay and E-LOAN Joins Company Behind...

Big News for Small Businesses- shopkick and Citi Onboard First 1,000 Local Stores In 10 Cities For Free

Best Buy Expands Use of Location-Based Mobile Commerce App Shopkick Nationwide

Walk-In Rewards Go Nationwide

It's Love! Shopkick Users Check In 100 Million Times in Six Months

Shopkick Users Surpass 3 Million Product Scans With Their Smartphones

San Francisco Shopper Wins 4 Million Kickbucks for Shopping Spree in Shopkick's 12 Days of Kickmas

It Works! Shopkick Delivers on its Promise of Driving Foot Traffic to Stores

Crate and Barrel Joins Shopkick Alliance as 8th Strategic Retail Partner

Simply Walk In and Win - Shopkick Is Your True Love With '12 Days of Kickmas

Shopkick 'Mobile Meets Retail' App Goes Android

The Wet Seal, Inc. Partners With Shopkick To Bring Rewards

Miami Turns Up the Heat- Shopkick Launches Rewards

Shopkick's CauseWorld Users

Shopkick App Now Available on the App Store

Mobile Retail Firm Shopkick Announces $15 Million in Series B Funding

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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.