To setup your Scan Data reporting with CStoreEssentials, follow the steps below.
Step 1: Check Eligibility with Altria and Get SFTP credentials
To Sign up for a Scan Data Account, you will need to first contact the Altria Sales Rep, to ensure your site is eligible for the program.
Call scan data help desk 8442303454 and select option 1
Give them the Altria Retailer site ID and if the site is eligible, they will request an email address to send a Enrollment Survey which needs to be completed.
Upon survey completion, you will receive an email (typically in 1 week) with your SFTP Credentials (username and password) which will be required when configuring scan data submission via CStoreEssentials.
Step 2: Configure your scan data submission in CStoreEssentials
Prior to configuring your scan data submission in CStoreEssentials, you must first sign up for a CStore Essentials Account if you don’t already have one and make sure the utility has been installed and Configured with your POS-Register.
Login to your PDI CStore Essentials Account
On the left-side menu, click on Scan Data Loyalty & Offers > Dashboard
On this screen, enable reporting by clicking 'Setup' on appropriate Data Program and Data Program Settings screen will appear.
Confirm or Enter your Store Name and Address
Enter your Email Address *for ScanData Notifications
Enter Retail Account Number *from Data Provider, Altria
Enter Submission File Name *your Store Name without space or special character
Enter your store's Secure FTP username / password,
Your scan data provider requires your store's information to be accurate. This information is solely used by your scan data provider, and will NOT affect your store profile.