Signing up for Altria Scan Data Reporting

Altria Scan Data Enrollment and Setup Configuration for Automatic Submission

Written by Alvin Prasla
Updated over a week ago

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.

  1. Call scan data help desk 8442303454 and select option 1

  2. 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.

  3. 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.


While filling the "Scan Data Account Set Up Questionnaire", you may required to fill

*Click above button to view a sample pre-filled Application

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.

  1. Login to your PDI CStore Essentials Account

  2. On the left-side menu, click on Scan Data Loyalty & Offers > Dashboard

  3. On this screen, enable reporting by clicking 'Setup' on appropriate Data Program and Data Program Settings screen will appear.

  4. Confirm or Enter your Store Name and Address

  5. Enter your Email Address *for ScanData Notifications

  6. Enter Retail Account Number *from Data Provider, Altria

  7. Enter Submission File Name *your Store Name without space or special character

  8. Enter your store's Secure FTP username / password,

  9. Click Setup to complete

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.


*The cigarette data becomes available from the moment you enable this feature.

*And the submissions will start once a full week of data has been collected as per Altria's requirements.

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