Belly

Belly was an alternative rock band formed in 1991 by former Throwing Muses members Tanya Donelly (who was also in The Breeders) and Fred Abong. The band was based in Boston, Massachusetts, though all of the original members grew up in Newport, Rhode Island. The band consisted of Donelly on lead vocals and guitar, Abong on bass, Tom Gorman on guitar, and Chris Gorman on drums. Tom and Chris, who were brothers, were childhood friends of Donelly's; they had previously played in the hardcore punk band Verbal Assault.On at least one tour date (in February, 1993) in Albany, NY, former Throwing Muses member, Leslie Langston, lent a hand on bass.
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  • Street Fight Daily: Snap Files for IPO, Belly CEO Steps Down

    … that focuses less on SMBs, which are tough to scale, towards analytics for national-to- local retail (like 7-Eleven, an investor). CFO Dan Gloede is taking over the top spot. Unacast, JUICE Mobile Partner to Provide Proximity Data at Scale (Street Fight) JUICE Mobile will license Unacast’s beacon and proximity data for advertisers to use…

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  • Belly Launches Loyalty Platform for Enterprise Retailers

    … Looking for new ways to differentiate itself in the increasingly-crowded loyalty space, Belly is launching an omni-channel platform today that’s designed specifically for enterprise retailers. According to the company, BLUE by Belly will be considerably more flexible than Belly’s original loyalty rewards program for small businesses, giving…

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  • What Local Consumers Really Want From a Loyalty Program

    … to understand what they can give to consumers to increase visit frequency, drive greater spend and ultimately increase long-term loyalty.” (Jake Kiser, Belly) 4. Discounts on future purchases “Price-sensitive consumers really appreciate saving money and want discounts on future purchases or credit toward the service. They also love free…

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  • 7 Retention Marketing Platforms for SMBs

    … and then uses it to generate marketing insights reports focused on engaging customers and recapturing lost revenue. Using customer profiles, merchants can learn what keeps their customers coming back and how their most loyal customers prefer to engage. They can then target those customers through email, text, and social media. 3. flok: Check…

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  • #SFSW16: Loyalty is Back, and It’s Big, But It’s Not Cutting-Edge

    … at Street Fight Summit West. “Our goal is to help these business owners treat every single [customer] as a unique individual. Not long from now it’s either going to be like Minority Report or like Cheers. We want it to be like Cheers.” Belly CEO Logan LaHive noted that his company had invested heavily in innovative technologies early on in its history…

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  • Belly’s LaHive: Beacon Tech ‘A Little Bit Overhyped’

    … As digital convenience at the cash register has become standard, loyalty platforms have gone digital as well — with a number of companies working to replace the punchcards many merchants have long issued to reward regulars. Belly, whose service revolves around an in-store iPad, has grown into a major player in this space over the past half…

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