SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Uber Technologies, Inc. and Shop Your Way, a business unit of Sears Holdings (NASDAQ: SHLD), announced a strategic relationship that allows drivers and riders to earn Shop Your Way points on trips they make with Uber. The new program leverages the scale of Shop Your Way, its tens of millions of members, and the footprint of Sears Auto Centers to provide unique benefits for drivers and riders with the world's leading rideshare service.
"We're always looking for new, innovative ways to make the Uber experience more rewarding for drivers and riders," said David Richter, vice president of Business Development at Uber. "This agreement with Shop Your Way makes saving up for a needed household appliance or a shopping spree as easy as giving or taking a ride with Uber."
Launching today, Uber riders and Driver Partners can now earn Shop Your Way points in multiple ways, including:
- Uber Rider Rewards: Riders who link their Uber account to Shop Your Way at shopyourway.com/uber will have potential to receive unlimited Shop Your Way points, up to $2 in points for every trip with Uber. The Rider Rewards program is currently available in Chicago and New York City with a nationwide rollout to follow. As a special nationwide incentive, Shop Your Way members who sign up to ride with Uber for the first time will receive their first trip free, up to $15, and $5 in points.
- Uber Driver Partner Rewards: New Driver Partners who sign up to drive with Uber at shopyourway.com/uber can earn up to $1,000 in Shop Your Way points*. Additionally, Uber and Shop Your Way will issue hundreds of thousands of dollars in Shop Your Way points to thousands of current Uber Driver Partners in Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, New York City and San Francisco who simply enroll in the program.
- An Uber Preferred Maintenance Provider: Sears Auto Centers, with hundreds of locations nationwide, will serve as one of Uber's Preferred Maintenance Providers for its fleet of drivers, offering exclusive discounts and points. Uber Driver Partners will receive 50 percent off all oil changes and 30 percent back in points on all labor at Sears Auto Centers.
"At Shop Your Way, we are relentless in our pursuit to work with top-tier brands to bring more meaningful benefits to our members and this agreement with Uber is a perfect example," said Leena Munjal, senior vice president, customer experience and Integrated Retail, Sears Holdings. "Just as Uber uses technology to connect riders and drivers and revolutionized an industry, we're using technology to surround our members with more opportunities to earn points and add value to their membership, whether they're in a store, online or on-the-go."
To celebrate this collaboration, Uber and Shop Your Way have launched a special promotion. Now through the end of the year, Uber and Shop Your Way are awarding $10,000 in points every month to Uber Riders who have linked their Uber account to Shop Your Way. Every time they ride, members will be automatically registered for the chance to be one of 1,000 winners.**
Uber joins thousands of businesses on the Shop Your Way rewards and loyalty platform where members can earn and redeem points on everyday purchases. To learn more and read terms and conditions, visit shopyourway.com/uber.
Uber's mission is to make transportation as reliable as running water—everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and over two billion trips later, we've started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars. Follow us on Twitter: @Uber and find us on Facebook: Uber.
About Shop Your Way
Shop Your Way® is a free social shopping destination and rewards program offering millions of products, personalized services, and advice. The program rewards members for buying the products and services they want every day. Through an extensive network, members can shop thousands of top brands and earn points to use on future purchases. Members also have access to special pricing, sales and digital coupons that can be loaded directly into their account.
It's free and easy to become a Shop Your Way member and begin enjoying benefits immediately when you visit shopyourway.com. Download the free Shop Your Way app on iTunes or Google Play.
*Up to $1,000 in New York City and San Francisco; up to $425 elsewhere.
**Ends December 31, 2016. No purchase necessary to enter. A purchase does not improve your chances of winning. To enter the Sweepstakes for free, see complete official rules available at http://s.syw.net/rules/sywsweeps.
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SOURCE Shop Your Way; Uber