Change for Big W earn?

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I purchased goods to the value of $413 at Big W and have only received 191 points. I was expecting to receive 383 points.

Has the earn rate changed and I missed it?
 

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I purchased goods to the value of $413 at Big W and have only received 191 points. I was expecting to receive 383 points.

Has the earn rate changed and I missed it?
Yes it has.
 
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http://www.australianfrequentflyer....wards/changes-qff-points-earn-rate-61113.html

I started a thread about it soon after the news was announced but the thread is listed on page 2 now of the forum discussions so it's easy to miss.

I'm not very impressed. Big W also no longer participate in the bonus point scheme so it's barely worth me making the extra effort to get to Big W anymore.
I had initially missed the change too, both in communications to me and on AFF and have since stopped shopping there, when previously I had gone there quite often.

I do hope Woolworths has a large drop in revenue and notices the correlation :p
 

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And yesterday I got a "we've missed you at Big W'email.All it offered were back to school specials.Did they really think that would get me back?
 

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Big W lost all my business since the "enhancement" to $2 per point.
 

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On top of the reduced EDR earn, I've just found out Mrs andye has just done the Back to School shop (x3) at BigW without stopping off to buy WISH cards downstairs at Woolworths first.
 

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And I have just got my second we've missed you email from Big W this week.They are going to miss me for a lot longer.
 

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I haven't received a Big W we miss you offer yet. Some of our family members haven't used their cards at Big W for about a year. I wonder what the pattern will be for these types of offers.
 

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I too used to shop at Big W frequently, but the offers from flybys I've been receiving recently from both Target & Kmart has made the need to shop at Big W less & less warranted.

Wesfarmers are really driving new customers from Woolworths limited & it's amazing that Woolworths limited are standing by losing market share by not embracing their own loyalty program.
 

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I too used to shop at Big W frequently, but the offers from flybys I've been receiving recently from both Target & Kmart has made the need to shop at Big W less & less warranted.

Wesfarmers are really driving new customers from Woolworths limited & it's amazing that Woolworths limited are standing by losing market share by not embracing their own loyalty program.
I think of it the other way around. Coles dropped out of the 5% discounted gift cards from Entertainment Book and Woolworths has been having 5% off and sometimes 7.5% off through Entertainment Book and Groupon. My shopping at Woolworths and Big W has increased due to the availability of 7.5% discounted gift cards, especially paying for the cards with AMEX Plat Edge to get 3 MR/$1.
 

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I think of it the other way around. Coles dropped out of the 5% discounted gift cards from Entertainment Book and Woolworths has been having 5% off and sometimes 7.5% off through Entertainment Book and Groupon. My shopping at Woolworths and Big W has increased due to the availability of 7.5% discounted gift cards, especially paying for the cards with AMEX Plat Edge to get 3 MR/$1.
Fair enough!

But my point on the lack of Qantas Points earning opportunities at Big W v the abundance of fly-by offers at Kmart/Target is quite confound at the moment.
 

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Fair enough!

But my point on the lack of Qantas Points earning opportunities at Big W v the abundance of fly-by offers at Kmart/Target is quite confound at the moment.
You could argue the same for Dans vs FirstChoice.
 

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IIRC Dans only once or twice offered Qff points via Edr. Big W had regular offers previously. I think because Big W profits have slipped is why we have seen a drop in the point earn and the total lack of bonus point offers. Hopefully Big W doesn't try to become another Kmart by stocking no name brands.
 

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IIRC Dans only once or twice offered Qff points via Edr. Big W had regular offers previously. I think because Big W profits have slipped is why we have seen a drop in the point earn and the total lack of bonus point offers. Hopefully Big W doesn't try to become another Kmart by stocking no name brands.
Masters continue to bleed cash for Woolies
 
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