Shoppers Optimum Points and PC Plus Points Merger Starts Today, February 1st

Starting today, your old Shoppers Optimum and PC Plus cards will no longer be valid as the two loyalty reward programs will be merging to rebrand as PC Optimum.

PC Optimum will largely still function the same way that the other two rewards programs ran, but you will need to download the new app and trade-in for new cards in order to begin collecting points.

You will also need to register your card online at PC Optimum. After you’ve completed all of these steps, you’re well on your way to take advantage of exclusive offers and events.

The collection of the points in this new program will run the same, but the way that those points can be redeemed will be a bit different.

For those of you who were part the PC Plus program, the redemption of 20,000 points will still be equal to $20, however the minimum threshold for redeeming those points has been dropped to just 10,000 (before it was 20,000).

Within the Shoppers Optimum program, the online calculator for converting from Shoppers Optimum points to the new program shows that if you have 95,000 Shoppers points that will now equal 170,000 new points. And in the new program, 170,000 works out to be $170 worth of rewards.

When you are collecting points in the new program, every dollar you spend will provide you with 15 PC Optimum points, which is much better than the old Shoppers Optimum program as $1 only provided 10 points.

Are you excited about the new changes that Loblaws is making to their rewards program?

Click here to learn more about the PC Optimum rewards program.

9 responses to “Shoppers Optimum Points and PC Plus Points Merger Starts Today, February 1st”

  1. Anne says:

    Do I receive a new card or do I need to apply for a new one ?

    • Eya says:

      You will get a new card the next time you go to a SDM/PC Store. You can register your old cards online or on the app and add your new card info later!

  2. David says:

    Site has crashed already

  3. Tina says:

    I went to Superstore today not realizing my old card would no longer work. I went through self-serve and the system still took the card. Does this mean I wont get points on my purchase tonight? I then went to Shoppers for items where the cashier gave me a new card and kept my old Optimum card. Can I use the same card at both stores or do I now need to go back to Superstore and get another new card?

    • Bree says:

      Use your pc optimum at both shoppers and loblaws stores. The next time you are at a loblaws store, tell them you already have pc optimum and they will link the points from your pc plus card.

  4. Sue says:

    Had a heckuva time trying to navigate this today! Out of five accounts, three are now linked to a new account. Two couldn’t be done by app, internet or phone; I loved all the error message, and ultimately, busy signal that I received. Let’s hope the bumps get smoothed out, and soon!

  5. Mike says:

    Actually the new points system is slightly worse. On the old system 10 Optimum points per dollar based on ($170/95000pts) x 10 = $0.017 per dollar (1.7%). The new system is 15 points per dollar and $1 = 1000pts (15/1000pts) = $0.015 (1.5%).

  6. kerry says:

    I got my new card today from Shopper’s and didn’t need an App{as i don’t own a smart phone}to link all three accts{Shoppers,PC Pts and PC Mastercard]together.They linked up easily and my offers are their too.

  7. Linda ascott says:

    Hi I have a Financial world credit card and a shoppers optimum do I have to get a new credit card to get my points.


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