We would like to take this opportunity to thank you, our panel members, for your dedication to the panel. Your opinions really do make a difference. We wish everyone all the best in the new year!

A new year offers the opportunity to start fresh and do all you can to get the most out of your NCP membership…and earn the most reward points!

Here are some tips:

  • Scan all purchases from all types of stores.
  • Send NCP your shopping information every week.
  • Scan UPC-barcoded items and report non-barcoded items using the Non-Barcoded Items list in the app or the Barcode Reference Booklet if you use a handheld scanner (NOTE: If you switched from using the scanner to using the app, please don’t use the booklet anymore).
  • Participate in special NCP promotions and games.
  • Answer all the surveys you receive.

By doing these on a consistent, weekly basis, your reward points will add up quickly!

NCP’s Sweepstakes Program

Who’s ready to win some great prizes? With NCP’s Sweepstakes, you could win $100, $500 — even $5,000, simply for submitting your weekly shopping data*.


Monthly Sweepstakes:
$100 Monthly Sweepstakes: Every month, 20 panel members win a $100 Vanilla Visa eReward! For each week that NCP receives your shopping data in an NCP Month, you will earn an entry. That’s up to four or five entries depending on the number of weeks in the NCP Month.


Quarterly Sweepstakes:
$500 Super Scanner Sweepstakes: Every quarter, 5 panel members win a $500 Vanilla Visa eReward! If NCP receives your shopping data every week of the month, you will earn 350 Super Scanner points. For each month you receive Super Scanner points, you will earn one entry into this sweepstakes. That’s up to three entries each quarter!


$5,000 Cash Giveaway Sweepstakes: Every quarter, one panel member wins $5,000! If NCP receives your shopping data every week in a qualifying quarter (every week in all months of the quarter), you earn one entry into this sweepstakes!


The NCP Calendar Year does not follow a typical calendar year. The calendar dates are noted in NCP’s Sweepstakes Official Rules, as well as on NCP’s Sweepstakes Entry Tracker. Both can be found on the panel member website in the “Rewards” section.

*To earn entries, NCP must receive data from you at least once during an NCP week, which runs Sunday 12:01 a.m. ET through Saturday 12:00 midnight ET. Go to the “Rewards” section of the website for the NCP Sweepstakes Official Rules and to print the NCP Sweepstakes Entry Tracking Calendar to keep track of your entries. Sweepstakes winners will also be posted on the website.

What is NCP Panel Membership

NCP panel members receive access to our exclusive NCPMobile app to scan barcodes on items they purchase and provide additional shopping information. This data is both valuable and crucial to product manufacturers and retailers looking to ensure the products you want and love are readily available.

For example, companies want to know what flavors are sold in certain areas of the country so they can better manage inventory. They want to know which items sell only when they’re on sale, vs. which items are purchased regardless of the price. It’s also helpful to know which items typically sell together, such as hot dogs and buns, so retailers can create promotions.

Each week you participate, you earn reward points that can be redeemed for gift cards and a wide variety of merchandise. You’ll also receive additional rewards and incentives for taking part in surveys, special programs, and in-app games. The more you participate the more you earn!

If you’re not a NCP panel member and you’re interested in joining us to share your shopping experiences, earn great rewards, and influence what you see on store shelves, click here or go to the Join NCP section of the blog!

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