Retail

Research Finds Rebates a Popular Incentive

by Alex Palmer | April 19, 2018
New report from Hawk Incentives finds that rebates are increasingly popular as consumer incentives.

Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Leadership

by Alex Palmer | April 13, 2018
Organization also adds 13 new retail brands to its membership.

Why Gift Cards Should Be Going Mobile

by David Jones | April 05, 2018

Everyone's on their smart phones, so why aren't you offering mobile-enabled rewards?


For Its Second Year, Flourish to Focus on Innovation in Branded Currency

by Alex Palmer | March 30, 2018

The show, taking place April 9–11, will offer networking and education on gift cards and much more.


Treasury Department Warns Against Gift Card Scammers

by Alex Palmer | March 12, 2018
As tax day approaches, government urges consumers to be wary of anyone claiming tax payments can be made via gift cards.

What's New in Closed-Loop Gift Cards

by Alex Palmer | February 27, 2018
A conversation with the Retail Gift Card Association's Colleen Dorwart and Erin Wood.

B2B Gift Card E-Commerce Experience Shows Room for Improvement, New Report Finds

by Alex Palmer | February 06, 2018

Evaluation of e-commerce offerings ranks Amazon as top merchant out of more than 100, followed by L.L. Bean and Macy’s.

 


Why Digital Rewards Connect With Consumers

by Martin Hood | January 22, 2018

New study reveals consumer attitudes toward the future of rewards and incentives.


Consumer Reports Spotlights Gift Card Security

by Alex Palmer | January 02, 2018

Report stresses that consumers must use caution when purchasing cards.


Report Offers Holiday Gift Card Security Tips

by Alex Palmer | December 21, 2017

ValuePenguin outlines ways consumers can protect themselves.

 

NRF: Gift Cards a Top Choice in Holiday Shopping Season

by Alex Palmer | December 05, 2017
Average number of gift cards purchased increased from three to four compared to 2016.

Research: Gift Cards Boost Consumer Spend

by Alex Palmer | November 21, 2017

First Data report finds gift cards encourage overspending and visiting stores they would not have otherwise.


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