New Membership Program Available on PEOPLE.com/JoinPerks Beginning Today
(NEW YORK, NY, September 27, 2017)—Time Inc. [NYSE: TIME] is bolstering its consumer product offerings with the launch of PEOPLE Perks, now available on PEOPLE.com/JoinPerks, a membership program for PEOPLE’s audience that provides unique discounts on a wide range of products and experiences across entertainment, style, food, beauty, pets, home, shopping and more.
Leslie Dukker Doty, Executive Vice President of Consumer Marketing and Revenue, commented, “PEOPLE Perks, like PetHero, a new paid membership program designed for the millions of pet owners nationwide, reinforces Time Inc.’s commitment to creating new, relevant and provocative product offerings for our large direct customer base that includes 30 million subscribers and a digital footprint of more than 127 million uniques every month.”
Memberships are available for $60/year or $5.99/month. PEOPLE Perks provides members with exclusive invitations and offerings from participating partners, including national deals, local discounts from independent retail outlets nationwide, instant savings on shopping, fine and casual dining, local attractions, travel and more.
In addition, PEOPLE Perks members are given the opportunity to earn cash back for shopping online at favorite retail outlets and to enter sweepstakes to win VIP access to unique celebrity and red carpet experiences only PEOPLE can offer, such as the Oscar Fan Experience, rehearsals for the Tony Awards, the Entertainment Weekly/PEOPLE Upfront Party and more.“The PEOPLE Perks membership program provides access to a very wide variety of savings,” said Jess Cagle, Editor in Chief, PEOPLE. “It also enables our retail partners an opportunity to connect and engage with the PEOPLE audience in new ways.”
PEOPLE’s October 9, 2017 issue, available on newsstands nationwide on Friday, September 29 with “The Pioneer Woman” Ree Drummond gracing the cover, is a special food edition. PEOPLE Perks members can get discounts and exclusive deals at several of the fast casual restaurants featured in this issue.
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