New Infographic Provides Guide to Employee Recognition

by Alex Palmer | October 04, 2016
Presentation from RPG Card Services lays out basics of an effective incentive program.

New White Paper Offers 11 Prepaid Gift Card Tips

by Alex Palmer | September 20, 2016

Planners looking to make the case for using prepaid gift cards in their programs now have a handy new white paper they can point to. 

Blackhawk Network to Acquire Grass Roots Group

by Alex Palmer | September 13, 2016
The UK-based employee engagement firm will expand Blackhawk's incentive offerings and global footprint.

Personalization Key in Gift Cards

by Alex Palmer | July 26, 2016
Three-quarters of CashStar survey respondents seek some kind of customization.

Report: Consumers Open to Digital Gift Cards But Prefer Plastic

by Alex Palmer | June 13, 2016
A new study finds that all else being equal, more consumers will opt for a plastic gift card over a digital one.

Virtual Incentives Launches MasterCard Offering

by Alex Palmer | May 30, 2016
New reward and incentive offering showcases user experience and engagement.

Blackhawk Unveils Personalized Rebate Offerings

by Alex Palmer | April 12, 2016
Enrolling new loyalty program members and driving repeat business are among the goals.

Retailers Tighten Gift Card Purchase Rules

by Alex Palmer | March 15, 2016

Buying gift cards through incentive channel suppliers bypasses new difficulties like cash-only sales policies.

Virtual Incentives Unveils Global eGiftCards

by Alex Palmer | February 23, 2016
The new offering aims to provide global solution with enhanced customization and ordering options.

Blackhawk Network Acquires Digital Commerce Platform

by Alex Palmer | February 08, 2016
The purchase adds thousands of local and regional merchants' gift cards to Blackhawk's offerings.

InComm Launches Digital Visa Gift Cards

by Alex Palmer | January 26, 2016
Prepaid payment firm InComm has launched a new digital version of its prepaid Visa gift and reward cards.

Digital Gift Card Popularity Grows

by Alex Palmer | December 15, 2015
Millennials in particular want to store digital gift cards on their phones, a study by InComm finds.

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