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Referral Programs for Retail Stores

Grow your small, local retail store through word of mouth.


If you’re running a small, local retail store, Pollen can help you bring in new customers, and keep them coming back. Whether you’re a small grocery market, surf shop, jewelry store, or anything in between, Pollen lets you create a referral program that runs itself. Your customers will be able to refer friends to your shop, right from their phones, in seconds. Pollen will automatically reward them, and you can pause or edit your referral program anytime. It’s brick & mortar retail referrals made easy.


Launch a referral program in minutes.

It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3.



Choose a gift

“Give your friends 10% off their first purchase


Then a reward

and gert a $10 gift card


And the number

for every 3 friends who use it.”


How it works.


Share the link to your program.

After you create your program, you just share 1 link. When customers tap or click the link, they’ll be able to join your program in seconds and start referring friends. Share your link anywhere your customers are: your website, social media, and more.


Customers join in seconds, create an account, and can refer friends right from their phone.

Your customers will be able to share your gift with friends in just a few taps, through text message, social, or anywhere else they want.

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Customers redeem rewards, in seconds.

Customers can use our “tap to redeem” feature, so everything is hands-free for you. And redeeming a Friend’s gift just takes a few seconds. From there, Pollen will invite the friend to join your program and start inviting their friends.


How Pollen makes you money.

Pollen lets you create a referral program that makes sense for you and your customers. If you’re a retail store owner, that might a % off of their first purchase, or it might be a free item. Instead of paying for online ads that drive clicks to your website, or for brand impressions, you’re only giving something for free when referred customers actually visit your shop and experience it. If Pollen helps you gain lifetime customers who spend money multiple times a year with you, you’re making a much higher return on investment.

How about an example?

“Give your friends 25% off their first purchase, and earn a $10 gift card for every 3 who come in.” With this program, you have the chance to gain 3 regular customers who shop multiple times each year with you, just for giving a % off, and a gift card.

Calculate your retail store’s potential profit using our ROI calculator.


Examples of what you can build…

Give your friends and earn for every
10% off a $10 gift card 3 who come in
a free [widget] a $10 gift card 5 who come in
25% off your first purchase a $25 gift card 5 who come in


Everything we offer, at one low price…

  • Custom referral program: create a fully customized, two-way referral program.

  • Custom loyalty program: ditch the stamp cards and hole punchers (learn more).

  • Reporting: view how many customers and redemptions you have.

  • Fully-automated: Pollen rewards customers and invites friends, automatically.

  • Manage/edit: change, pause, or cancel your program anytime.

  • And more: we’re always working to add new features & tools. As a Pollen member, you get access to them all.

Learn more about our features.


Why Pollen?

No contract, signup fees or hidden costs.

No extra equipment needed.

One low, monthly cost.

Access to every feature & tool we release.

World-class support that really cares about your success.

Need more reasons? Here you go.


Try it free for 14 days.

Ready to launch your program and give Pollen a spin? Try it free for 2 weeks.