No Frills No Frills Stores are Now in the PC Plus Points Program! PC Plus Now Available at No Frills

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Loblaws launched the PC Plus points program in 2013 but up until now, you could not collect or redeem PC Points at No Frills stores. After a short test on the east coast, Loblaws has finally expanded PC Points to all No Frills stores! No Frills is considered to be the Loblaws chain with the lowest prices and the addition of PC Points is certainly welcome!

There are more than 200 No Frills locations across Canada, although they're heavily concentrated in the province of Ontario.

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    • LOL, someone has to bump this up every year.
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    • What I have been getting points on my PC Mastercard for a long time now from No frills, not sure if this is just for the points card?
      This thread was started in 2014...
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    • What I have been getting points on my PC Mastercard for a long time now from No frills, not sure if this is just for the points card?
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    • Just make sure you do your downloads from the pc points app and you will get your points your offers are based on your previous shopping trips.
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    • l have exclusively shopped at no frills since it came to the Alberni Valley, about a year ago the weekly promotions stopped appearing on my computer, however, l still only shop there because of the prices.
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    • or waiting an hour cause bloks like to bring a stack of flyers to pm everything during check out...
      Hmmmm... Maybe folks from Redflagdeals?!?!? ;)
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    • Pc points now accepted at no frills
      just received a letter in the mail
      I saw a post on RFD last week
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    • - PC Plus went though Superstore/Lowblaws first and as introduction to the program. There were TWO reasons it never made it to NoFrills... Until now.

      1) They WANTED you to go to the SuperStore. It was their plan all along to get more people to checkout at RCSS. The RCSS is Lowblaws baby.
      2) PC Plus was originally going to hit NoFrills MONTHS ago, but Loblaws had to research to find a way to not lose too much money on the deal.
      The end result is, you won't find any points offers in the flyer like you do RCSS. You only gain points off offers loaded on your PCPlus card.

      PCPlus exists for 2 reasons. After looking into the Shoppers Optimum card program, they released it actually draws a TON of people to the store.
      The money they make, far exceeds the money they give away in points.
      The other reason is that Loblaws started the whole grocery price matching thing to combat Walmart. Once EVERYONE started price matching, it was
      no longer an exclusive loblaws promotion. So how do you get people to shop at your store and not the other guys? Price matching? Nope. That didn't
      work... A loyalty rewards card. BINGO!

      However, I think you'll find now that NoFrills is on PCPlus, you won't see any "Spend $50 and get 10,000 points" offers anymore. Chances are it will be
      for things that Nofrills doesn't have. Like electonics and housewares.

      Remember to wave at your Walmart/Food Basics while you drive past it on your way to Nofrills.
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    • I think the machines at all NF can accept visa, they just choose not to. The cashiers get in trouble if someone uses a VISA, at least at my local NF.
      Considering that PCF partners with MC as their CC provider, they probably get lower merchant fees than Visa or Amex. Since NF is considered a discount brand, it makes total sense to lower expenses within their banner.

      I have wondered why I get digital points offerings for products that I have never bought at Loblaws or Fortinos but may have from NoFrills. It makes me to worry just how much information they get regarding all transactions on their branded PCF CC at their stores regardless of whether you are a PC Plus member or not.

      As a side note, I remember chatting with a cashier at Loblaws a few months ago and he mentioned that PC Plus will eventually make it to NoFrills. Part of the delay was that they had to roll out the proximity card readers and led barcode scanners before being able to bring the program to the banner. Loblaws appeared to be the first, followed by Fortinos, and now NoFrills.
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    • found the thread redeeming-pc-points-tnt-gift-card-1006784/

      Maybe she insisted on calling the shots? ANYHOW, there is a new chinese grocer in my area that's stealing customers away from tnt. Eventually they'll have to cave in and go back to the pc points program. Seems to me they are trying to avoid joining pc points no matter what. Recently they launched their own loyalty program. hAHAHA. It's more like spend x amount get x item free which is at the rest of the loblaws banners. USed to be spend x amount and buy this item for x price otherwise they charge you x more. Only changed it to free item with min purchase amount reduced to $20 and can accumulate over multiple shopping trips to exchange for x item for free.

      IMO, shoppers will probably release pc plus or integrate it somehow with their optimum card before tnt joins the fray hahaha.
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    • It would be great if T&T was part of the PC plus point program too.
      tnt CEO is too cheap to do so. give people free groceries? NO WAY. according to a thread in rfd they pulled out of the original pc points program beginning of 2013
      It shouldn't be her call since Loblaws owns T&T, not her.
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    • It would be great if T&T was part of the PC plus point program too.
      tnt CEO is too cheap to do so. give people free groceries? NO WAY. according to a thread in rfd they pulled out of the original pc points program beginning of 2013
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    • but if you do load the offers and follow the weekly deals you can make serious coin. for a family, you can rack up the points when those $10 for $100 or $25 for $250 offers pop up (along with the regular points), and in about a year and a half, we have over $380 on our account. I am planning on buying an xbox one during a no-tax weekend real soon.
      I really liked the spend $80 and get 20,000/$20 in PC Plus points on a no tax weekend, last summer.
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    • I really don't get excited about this. I personally don't like how the PC+ point loyalty program works. You only get point on very limited stuff and you have "load" the offer before you go shopping, if you don't use the PC debit card or credit card. Personally, I like the Shopper's optimum card much better. Hope Loblaw's can learn from the Shoppers
      PC Plus also works at the gas stations:
      Independent Gas Bar
      Loblaws Gas
      No Frills Gas
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    • I would consider this a "Frill"?
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    • I think the machines at all NF can accept visa, they just choose not to. The cashiers get in trouble if someone uses a VISA, at least at my local NF.
      visa usually costs more for the store to accept than mastercard as visa has more points programs I believe( I could be wrong)
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    • In Quebec it is Maxi - apparently they too have quietly implemented the PCPLUS program . . . going to have to start bringing my card with me when I do the groceries.
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    • I went to a nofrills in Hamilton recently and they accepted Visa.
      I think the machines at all NF can accept visa, they just choose not to. The cashiers get in trouble if someone uses a VISA, at least at my local NF.
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    • I don't mind signing up using the app, but I am tired of getting cards. Is there any additional points given for having the PC plus card?
      If you already have a PC Financial debit card, you don't need the PC Plus card, but you do have to present your card twice each time you pay. First it has to be swiped to get the points, and then again to pay for the order. This is a pain and I think it's ridiculous, but they tell me that's just the way it works.
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    • I hope this won't cause prices to increase in the long run
      you are always able to vote with your $$
      if they raise the price, go elsewhere or price match -- they'll catch on eventually :idea:
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    • I checked the link and the FAQ says there are 3 ways of joining. I don't mind signing up using the app, but I am tired of getting cards. Is there any additional points given for having the PC plus card?
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    • So we can redeem points balance at No-frills now? nice!
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    • Hope these marketing tracking cards(aka PC points card) don't become as widespread in the east as they seem to be in the West. Soon you won't be able to get the sale price without producing your card.
      if no frills out east has sales like safeway out west, I'll gladly carry 10 cards with me
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    • My store is getting the points system on Friday. Yey, and I can confirm that VIsa works at NoFrills, just tell them you are paying via MasterCard and quietly tap your visa :D
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    • Hope these marketing tracking cards(aka PC points card) don't become as widespread in the east as they seem to be in the West. Soon you won't be able to get the sale price without producing your card.
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    • I really don't get excited about this. I personally don't like how the PC+ point loyalty program works. You only get point on very limited stuff and you have "load" the offer before you go shopping, if you don't use the PC debit card or credit card. Personally, I like the Shopper's optimum card much better. Hope Loblaw's can learn from the Shoppers
      Loblaws would be bankrupt if they charged Whole Food prices on low/mid end groceries...that's one of the way Shoppers can fund the Optimum program (the other way is cosmetics have huge markups)

      you can buy most items from Shoppers at no frill / loblaws at a fraction of the price.
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    • I knew it was coming to Ontario soon as my last few PC plus emails have had the nofrills banner instead of the usual superstore one.
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    • For those who are closer to Superstore - they price match NO Frills and also you get pts on your PC card. I too avoid shopping at NO Frills if I can help it - the stores and service at Superstore is much better AND they also match other stores incl Loblaws, Shoppers, Food Basics etc.
      That's true but not everyone live near a Superstore. They are few and far between. No Frills are smaller and have less inventory, services, etc. They are more like neighbourhood grocery stores.
      There's 10 locations in BC now, and growing.
      There is a brand new one in Vancouver, in the East Hastings/Clark Drive area, in the former Canadian Tire Store location.
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    • Finally,thanks OP.
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    • but if you do load the offers and follow the weekly deals you can make serious coin. for a family, you can rack up the points when those $10 for $100 or $25 for $250 offers pop up (along with the regular points), and in about a year and a half, we have over $380 on our account. I am planning on buying an xbox one during a no-tax weekend real soon.
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    • I really don't get excited about this. I personally don't like how the PC+ point loyalty program works. You only get point on very limited stuff and you have "load" the offer before you go shopping, if you don't use the PC debit card or credit card. Personally, I like the Shopper's optimum card much better. Hope Loblaw's can learn from the Shoppers
      If that really how it works for the point card, that sucks.
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    • I really don't get excited about this. I personally don't like how the PC+ point loyalty program works. You only get point on very limited stuff and you have "load" the offer before you go shopping, if you don't use the PC debit card or credit card. Personally, I like the Shopper's optimum card much better. Hope Loblaw's can learn from the Shoppers
      I agree, and have told them such. The extra step of "loading" is just that, an extra step serving no purpose.
      -- may need to call to get your points awarded.
      Or just submit it through the app.
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    • I really don't get excited about this. I personally don't like how the PC+ point loyalty program works. You only get point on very limited stuff and you have "load" the offer before you go shopping, if you don't use the PC debit card or credit card. Personally, I like the Shopper's optimum card much better. Hope Loblaw's can learn from the Shoppers
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    • Really? Source? This would be AWESOME if true :)
      It will be in the next No Frills Ontario flyer.

      Be prepared for some hiccups -- may need to call to get your points awarded.
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    • I hope this won't cause prices to increase in the long run
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    • great news once in ontario
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    • Ontario stores will be on board at the end of the week.
      Really? Source? This would be AWESOME if true :)
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    • No Frills does NOT offer the PC Plus program in Ontario. Which really sucks, since it's the only PC store that I'm close to now.
      Ontario stores will be on board at the end of the week.
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