Exclusive Connection$ prides itself as an innovative marketing and promotions company specializing in best practice initiatives for the convenience store loyalty industry. Our devoted staff works diligently to provide clients with modern streamlined products and services to enhance their business and to drive increased overall revenue and profits. Our core focus areas include overall program consulting relating to platform strategies, supplier engagement to drive loyalty program rebates, training services to ensure quality execution at store level, and social media implementation strategies to increase overall reach in target areas. Please click below for more information and let's get connected.

Loyalty Programs Loyalty Programs
Exclusive Connection$ offers an array of cutting edge solutions to the Convenience Store Industry that are designed to assist Distributors and Retailers in the creation of a customized Loyalty Program based on the needs and sales goals of the Client.

Supplier Incentives Supplier Incentives

From Core Promotions on everyday products to Secondary Promotions that allow Retailers to choose their vendor, EC$ ensures vendor sponsorship and leverages advertising budgets to limit retailer program expense and drive program results.

Social Media Social Media
Exclusive Connection$ opens your business door to the world with social media.  We have created an innovative, specialized approach that we use to power social media marketing for some of the strongest brands in the country.


Promo Marketplace
  • Program Agnostic
  • Guaranteed Core Offerings
  • Unlimited Secondary Offerings
  • Secure Settlement of Rebates
  • Promotional Signage Creation
  • Offer Setup and Testing
  • Unlimited Support
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Loyalty Accelerator Program
  • Project Assessment and Consulting
  • Platform Recommendation and Roll-out Strategy
  • Program Design and POP Management
  • Supplier Funding and Offer Setup
  • Social Media Development and Strategy
  • Mobile App and Website Creation and Support
  • Training Sessions and Services
  • Budgeting, Reporting & Cost Analysis
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Social Connection$
  • Facebook Page Setup and Mgmt– Per Site
  • Twitter Page Setup and Mgmt– Per Site
  • Social Media Calendar and Strategy
  • Social Coupon and Offer Setup
  • Text Club Setup/Mgmt
  • Social Web/App Linking
  • Unlimited Support
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Relationship Management Relationship Management

Program Consulting Concepts Program Consulting Concepts

Customized Reporting Customized Reporting

Quality Customer Service Quality Customer Service

Budgeting & Cost Analysis Budgeting & Cost Analysis

Supplier Engagement Supplier Engagement


Exclusive Connection$ service packages vary from client to client based on program requirements and responsibilities. EC$ can become a complete extension of your company handling the majority of loyalty program roles creating a hands free solution for your business. Clients main role is focused on execution of program at the customer service level which is integral to the overall success. Inquire for additional details and services.

Platform Recommendation and Rollout Plans
We have worked with almost every loyalty platform in the industry and can recommend which platform will best suit your needs and sales goals.

Program Design Management
We assist you in every step of program design including; loyalty card design, in store pop kit design, and program message.

Promotion Enlistment and Offer Setup
We will work directly with the vendors to secure quarterly offers, and then setup the upc’s and offers to make sure they scan correctly.

Training Services
We provide ongoing training and support for managers and cashiers to ensure your loyalty program launches and continues to run smoothly.

Reporting and Analytics
We provide monthly transactional reports showing all reward activity and analyze how your program is performing in an easy to read report.

Social Media Services
We create your social media presence, design content strategy, run promotions to boost engagement, and monitor activity 24/7.


Industry Experience
We have been around since 2008 and consider ourselves as industry experts in the convenience store loyalty space.

Quality Service
Our quality support team is always on stand by and ready to assist you with any questions or problems as they arrive.

Cross Platform Knowledge
We have the knowledge and ability to work with any loyalty platform you decide to utilize for your program.

Best Practice Initiatives
We practice industry leading Best Practice Initiatives at all times and maintain a high standard for ethics, integrity, and trust.

Supplier Engagement
We know how to effectively communicate with your suppliers and get them to engage with your program on an ongoing basis.

Key Relationships
Over the years we have built solid relationships with many of the leading brands you will find inside almost every convenience store.


Exclusive Connection$ is an extension of our company. If we did not have their service, we would have to hire a person to do the work they are doing for us and charging a monthly fee to each site. We are getting a better result for less money than adding a full time person to our staff. I feel this is a vital service that is needed to make the loyalty program work for Wagner Oil and any other wholesaler that is running the program. We have tripled our loyalty program since June (2013), and Exclusive Connection$ is an essential part of our success to date.
John Wagner, Wagner Oil
John Wagner, Wagner Oil,
Exclusive Connection$ has assisted our company in expanding reach of the Fuel Rewards Network program by working with suppliers to drive funded C-Store based offers into our locations limiting our workload on these initiatives as well as providing creative marketing pieces to aid in reaching consumers to inform of offers available. In addition, EC$ has supported our locations on driving marketing awareness of these offers and otehr store initiatives through social media service management that has increased our reach.
Ashley Pamperin, Titletown Oil
Ashley Pamperin, Titletown Oil,
I have worked with Exclusive Connection$ for over a year now. I have seen Great Growth and Progress in my FRN program since they started working with me on it. They do a great job at making sure deals are known and seen by the customer and they work with my vendors for participation in running FRN offers. I would highly recommend them to any business that runs a rewards program.
Brent Walker, Pennfield Shell Food Mart
Brent Walker, Pennfield Shell Food Mart,
Exclusive Connection$ experience in the loyalty industry and C-Store space in general assisted our company in creating a successful loyalty program not only for our company owned locations but also for our dealer locations.
Bill McCloskey, World Fuels – Texor Division
Bill McCloskey, World Fuels – Texor Division,
Exclusive Connection$ has provided excellent customer service throughout the set-up process. The EC$ team hosted weekly conference calls, provided an organized implementation process and assisted in securing vendor partners to support the program…CN Brown is pleased with their choice for loyalty and would recommend Exclusive Connection$ to other C-Store chains.
Jeffrey Jones, CN Brown
Jeffrey Jones, CN Brown,
Exclusive Connection$ has been integral to the success of our loyalty program. This customer friendly program has increased inside sales and improved store traffic. The EC$ staff has walked us through every step of the process, from program selection to POP creation to working with our Vendors to fund promotions. We could not be happier with the experienced, customer-focused EC$ staff and its loyalty program offerings. We would recommend their services to other Marketer/Retailers.
Ben McNeill, Major Oil – United Food & Fuel
Ben McNeill, Major Oil – United Food & Fuel,


Corporate Office
50 W. Douglas St.

Suite 701

Freeport, IL 61032

(800) 467-8073