RGCA Announces 2019 Forum Dates, Details

by Alex Palmer | April 29, 2019
Event will include sessions on gift card program best practices and regulatory challenges facing gift cards.

Study: Consumers Spend Beyond Gift Card Value

by Alex Palmer | March 12, 2019
First Data's research also revealed gift cards drive recipients to stores they normally wouldn't visit.

National Gift Card Acquires Benefit Mobile

by Alex Palmer | February 28, 2019
The digital payments platform is expected to enhance the gift-card fulfillment provider's mobile solutions and more.

Research Finds Loyalty Members Want More Redemption Opportunities

by Alex Palmer | February 04, 2019
A Blackhawk Network study shows consumers want to redeem before they hit $100 in rewards.

Buyatab Announces Rebrand, Details of Annual Event

by Alex Palmer | January 25, 2019
"Buyatab Beyond" will be held in Montreal, June 17–19.

Flourish Conference to Focus on Customer Experience With Branded Currency

by Alex Palmer | January 08, 2019
Third annual event brings together experts in gift cards and beyond.

Trends Report: Gift Card Merchants Embracing Omnichannel, Aggressive Fraud Protection

by Alex Palmer | December 31, 2018
NAPCO Research findings point to opportunities for tapping into self-use purchases and improving ADA compliance.

New Study Finds Merchant Gift-Card Offerings Improving

by Alex Palmer | December 18, 2018

 Retail, health/beauty, home goods and apparel show highest increases in recipient approval.


Study: Consumers Overspend When Using Gift Cards

by Alex Palmer | December 11, 2018
First Data finds shoppers spend an average of $59 above the original value of the cards they receive.

Report: Gift Cards for Dining and Movies Are Most Favored

by Alex Palmer | November 13, 2018
Blackhawk Network report also finds strong preference for physical gift cards.

New Travel Gift Card Launches

by Alex Palmer | November 05, 2018
Context Travel's gift cards offer a new option for those looking to offer individual travel awards.

FTC: Gift Cards Growing Choice for Scammers

by Alex Palmer | October 23, 2018
Gift cards used in more than one-quarter of frauds reported to the government agency.