App Connect

Today’s students are digital natives. Their user journeys are not limited to a single touchpoint – they’re better than anyone else at switching between platforms as they shop, both online and offline.

Retail app usage is up – and it’s growing fastest among Gen Z consumers.


of UK users use apps when shopping online.

Shopping and finance apps saw a


year-on-year jump in usage among Gen Z.

Students like using apps because:


say they are quicker to use.


say the user experience is better.

Student Beans App-Connect is your key to keeping up with them.

App Connect is a conversion optimisation tool for your brand’s app. Available In-App and In- Store, it has all of the speedy verification capabilities of our web version of Connect – but we’ve brought it to your app.


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“Our student program has shown us just how much students love KFC. Now we can measure, track and grow our student sales.”

– Marketing Manager, KFC

Benefits of App Connect verification

  • Seamless student discount redemption for your in-app customers which can be redeemed either in your app, in-store or both.
  • Provides secure instant student verification for your app users.
  • Creates a better purchase journey, minimising the risk of customers dropping off without completing their purchase.
  • Positive brand recognition amongst Gen Z enables you to build brand loyalty with one of your key target audiences.

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See for yourself how your business can benefit from Student Beans verification
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