Next Jump

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NextJump
Full Logo Large.png
Type Private
Founded 1994
Headquarters New York City, New York, United States
Area served USA and UK
Founder(s) Charlie Kim
Key people Charlie Kim, founder
Employees 200
Website www.NextJump.com
Type of site eCommerce

Next Jump is an e-commerce company.[1] The company handles loyalty programs for Dell, AARP, Intel, and Hilton Hotel.[1][2]

Headquartered in New York City, the company has over 28,000 merchant partners, both retailers and manufacturers. The firm has offices in New York City, Boston, San Francisco and London.

Partnerships[edit]

Partnership with LivingSocial[edit]

In April 2011, LivingSocial announced a partnership with Next Jump. The new alliance will allow LivingSocial to present its daily offers to the 100 million consumers in the Next Jump network.[3]

On June 9, 2011, Next Jump introduced OO.com as the first product from this partnership. One this site, people enter their zipcode and are presented with a map showing with LivingSocial deals, and get rewarded with points every time they buy something.[4]

Acquisitions[edit]

In Jan 2011, the firm acquired a start-up called FlightCaster that looks to help people predict flight delays.[5]

Borders lawsuit[edit]

The firm used to handle the loyalty program for customers of Borders. Following the collapse of Borders into Chapter 7 bankruptcy [6] in July 2011, Borders filed a suit against the firm alleging misuse of customer data.[7] Next Jump agreed to stop emailing customers[8] and then counter-sued accusing Borders of fraud and breach of contract.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lohr, Steve (December 5, 2009). "The Data That Turns Browsing to Buying". New York Times. Retrieved 2010-01-15. "Next Jump also runs rewards and loyalty programs that offer deals to customers and associates of companies like MasterCard, Dell and Hilton Hotels, AARP and the American Federation of Teachers" 
  2. ^ "Everything You Want To Know About The Most Secretive Startup In The World (Next Jump)". TechCrunch. January 14, 2010. Retrieved 2010-01-15. "In addition to Fortune 500 companies, it also runs rewards programs for the AARP, NEA, Dell, Borders, Hilton, and Mastercard, and reaches consumers directly through a program called Overwhelming Offers (which is also an iPhone app) and small businesses through its program Corporate Perks" 
  3. ^ Kris Ashton, Daily Deal Media. "LivingSocial Partners with Next Jump to Turn Up the Volume on Sales." April 13, 2011. Retrieved June 9, 2011.
  4. ^ Erick Schonfeld, TechCrunch. "Next Jump Introduces OO.com: Local Deals Powered By LivingSocial, Plus Points." Jun 9, 2011. Retrieved Jun 9, 2011.
  5. ^ Jason Kincaid, TechCrunch. "Next Jump Acquires FlightCaster, The Flight Delay Prediction Engine." Jan 10, 2011. Retrieved Jun 9, 2011.
  6. ^ Ovide, Shira (July 18, 2011). "Bookstore Chain Borders Is Dead". The Wall Street Journal. Retrieved July 28, 2011. 
  7. ^ Borders sues Next Jump
  8. ^ Next Jump to stop emailing Borders customers
  9. ^ Next Jump hits back at Borders

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