Discover Financial Services, Inc., a business unit of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co., and Penny Wise Office Products announced a new merchant initiative, offering Discover/Novus Network’s merchants office supplies at special discounts.
The partnership allows Discover/Novus Network merchants to receive discounts off the retail price of office supplies, furniture and other related products by purchasing through Penny Wise. The program also offers Discover/Novus Network merchants free shipping through UPS with next-day delivery to almost every location in the United States, a no-hassle return policy, and a lowest price guarantee. Merchants can access the Penny Wise inventory through a variety of toll-free channels, including the Penny Wise Web site where customers receive an additional 3% discount.
“This program is the latest in a series of initiatives to provide merchants with direct benefits for being part of the Discover/Novus Network,” said Tom Dailey, senior vice president, Discover/Novus Network, Discover Financial Services, Inc. “The partnership with Penny Wise is another example of Discover Card’s overall commitment to providing smart, simple solutions to our merchants.”
Penny Wise, a leader in the office products industry, specializes in working with national membership organizations. Through its exclusive arrangements with nearly 300 trade associations, membership clubs and other organizations, Penny Wise offers special discounts and services to participants in its Partner Marketing program as an added benefit of membership.
“Everyone at Penny Wise is very excited to begin working with the Discover/Novus Network. We feel that our experience and business philosophy will truly benefit their merchants, and help them reduce cost and save time on this critical business function,” said Gary Luiza, Penny Wise’s President.
Discover Financial Services, a business unit of Morgan Stanley Dean Witter & Co., operates the Discover Card brands with more than 48 million Cardmembers and the Discover/Novus Network. The Network is the largest independent credit card network in the United States with more than 3.5 million merchant and cash access locations.
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