Shoppers set to bag bigger savings as Lidl Northern Ireland launches new Lidl Plus rewards app
Announcement comes as new research finds that more than half of shoppers in the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area are spending more on groceries now than they did pre-lockdown
The region’s fastest-growing supermarket retailer, Lidl Northern Ireland, has confirmed the launch of its brand new instant customer rewards app Lidl Plus which will deliver even more savings and benefits to shoppers across the retailer’s network of 41 stores.
The announcement comes after a successful trial and roll out of the Lidl Plus App in the UK and Republic of Ireland last summer and in response to changing consumer habits and a greater interest from shoppers on using instore grocery discounts.
Lidl Plus is designed to deliver customers with instant rewards and instant savings each week through a phenomenal range of discounts and freebies across Lidl Northern Ireland’s selection of 2,500 permanently listed items.
New research* published today by Lidl Northern Ireland also reveals that more than half of shoppers (59%) in the Mid & East Antrim Borough Council area are spending more on groceries now than they did pre-lockdown. Overall, almost a quarter of shoppers (23%) say they are spending a lot more.
More than two thirds of local shoppers (68%) say they actively seek out supermarket loyalty discounts to save on their regular shop whilst 7 out of 10 people say that low prices influence their grocery purchases more so now than pre-lockdown.
Gordon Cruikshanks, Head of Sales Operations Lidl Northern Ireland, said:
“We’re delighted to roll out the Lidl Plus app across Northern Ireland. As the region’s fastest-growing supermarket, we welcome more than 350,000 customers through our doors each week who visit us for our great quality, low price produce.
Value is an incredibly important factor for customers which our own research confirms, with half of all consumers heavily guided by low prices, particularly given the financial pressures placed on families over the last 12 months.
We’re thrilled to now offer our customers even more value and bring additional savings and incredible discounts across our wide range of quality products with Lidl Plus. The app is so easy to use and customers can register their profile in just 90 seconds to instantly access rewards and begin saving at the checkout.”
The Lidl Plus app also features additional functionality further benefitting customers, including a nifty store locator so shoppers can find their closest Lidl while off on staycation this summer, information on opening hours, weekly leaflets, an in-app shopping list and a digital receipt library for quick and easy viewing.
Customers can also scan their Lidl Plus app at the check out to receive a ‘Scratch & Win’, digital scratch card, revealing further instant savings which can be redeemed in-store against Lidl Northern Ireland’s quality products.
Lidl Plus is now available to download on the iOS and Android app stores. Customers simply download the app to their phone and register their details to begin receiving weekly coupons which can be scanned and redeemed at the checkout every time they shop with Lidl Northern Ireland.
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The Lidl Plus app is available to download now from the iOS, Android and Huawei app stores. Registration is quick and easy, taking around 90 seconds to complete.
The app then generates a unique digital Lidl Plus card for each customer which can be scanned at the checkout to redeem savings. Customers will receive a new ‘Scratch & Win, digital scratch card after every transaction (maximum 1 per day).
There is a prize behind every scratch card from free products to money off your next shop. Once downloaded, Lidl Plus can be used in all Lidl Plus enabled countries, enabling customers to continue availing of Lidl Plus savings when they can travel abroad again post lockdown.