Read how it all started and how the iconic loyalty program has evolved today. At a time when the industry was dominated by oil giants selling gas at high profit margins, Canadian Tire co-founder Alfred J. Billes realized the company needed an innovative approach to stand out from the competition without cutting prices. His solution was to charge the same as the big oil companies, but offer customers coupons if they paid in cash, redeemable only in Canadian Tire stores.
The company could now undercut the oil giants, without advertising lower prices, while driving foot traffic to its stores.
The notes were first handed out in the Toronto gas bar in November , expanding to Canadian Tire stores in , quickly becoming the iconic currency Canadians have grown to know and love. While Canadian Tire Money will always have a place in our hearts and wallets, the rise of credit and electronic payments meant the company had to evolve its iconic paper rewards program.
, Series CTC2 - 3¢ coupons were printed with no CTCCC. Redeemable at Canadian Tire. Store or Gas Bar. Redeemable only at Canadian. Tire Store. Earn Canadian Tire Money. every time you fill up at Rate subject to change and could vary by location, see local gas bar for details. Not all Gas+ locations.
It allowed cardholders to collect Canadian Tire Money electronically in Canadian Tire stores and gas stations, as well as everywhere else when they shopped with their Options Mastercard. Shoppers without the credit card continued to collect paper Canadian Tire Money when they paid with cash or debit. This is a consumer rebate only and does not apply to business-to-business or National Account sales.
The participating retailer is solely responsible for determining the selling price of the tires without direction from Goodyear. Visit goodyear. Goodyear reserves the right to substitute a cheque of equal value in lieu of a MasterCard Prepaid Card at its discretion. Fraudulent submissions will not be honoured and may be prosecuted. Goodyear is not responsible for non-complying Rebate Submissions or for lost, late, illegible, postage-due or undeliverable mail.
Non-complying Rebate Submissions will not be honoured, acknowledged or returned. Void where taxed, restricted or prohibited by law.
The revision of included the introduction of four lower values 1 to 4 cents , and 12 higher denominations, including 35 and 60 cents. Del Monte. If an item bought with Canadian Tire money is returned the customer receives either Canadian Tire money back or is given the amount on a gift card. Featured Articles Article Categories. Purina Beneful. As the name suggests, Canadian Tire built their business on selling tires.
All decisions made by Goodyear or its authorized representatives relating to the validity of any submissions are final and binding. This promotion is subject to all federal, provincial, and local laws and regulations. Retain copies of the materials you submit. Goodyear is not affiliated with MasterCard. MasterCard Prepaid Cards will not have cash access but can be used everywhere MasterCard debit cards are accepted. Each time you use the Card, the amount of the transaction will be deducted from the amount of your available balance.
Card will be issued in the name on the redemption coupon only. Card valid for 6 months, subject to applicable law.
Card is non-transferable and non-refundable. Terms and conditions apply to the Prepaid Card.