Retail

IGCC Analyzes Gift Card Legislation in California

by Deanna Ting | February 27, 2013
California’s law “has created a great deal of extra work and potential problems for merchants,” writes George B. Delta.

CashStar Adds Retailers

February 13, 2013
CashStar adds new retailers to its more than 250 in-network partners.

Smartphone Apps Can Make Any Gift Card Virtual

by Kate Mulcrone | January 14, 2013
The difference between pixel and plastic is almost negligible, thanks to smartphone apps.

CVS Offers In-Store Gift Card Exchange

by Kate Mulcrone | January 03, 2013
CVS's partnership with Plastic Jungle allows users to trade in gift cards for CVS-branded cards.

New App Manages Gift Cards and Loyalty Cards

by Deanna Ting | January 03, 2013
Clutch app manages daily deals, coupons, offer searches, shopping comparisons, and social gifting as well as cards

New App Lets Consumers Use Plastic Gift Cards From Mobile Phones

by Deanna Ting | December 13, 2012
Gyft app lets shoppers manage all of their gift cards — both plastic and digital — all from their mobile phones.

Digital Gifts Cards Ideal for Holiday Gifting, Says Transaction Wireless

by Deanna Ting | December 05, 2012
Recent report says that gift cards are set to be the season’s most popular gift, with 59.8 percent of consumers putting it at the top of their wish lists.

Help the IGCC Help the Wounded Warrior Project

by Leo Jakobson | November 12, 2012
The Incentive Gift Card Council's annual holiday fundraiser supports an organization assisting wounded service members transition to civilian life.

A Virtual Reality: New Trends in Mobile Gift Card Delivery

by Kate Mulcrone | November 12, 2012
New technology makes mobile gift cards more attractive than ever.

First Data Reports That Closed Loop Cards Top Open Loop Cards

by Alex Palmer | November 08, 2012
Closed loop cards make up a larger portion of incentive budgets than open loop cards, new research finds.

Target Unveils New Gift Card Offerings

by Kate Mulcrone | November 07, 2012
Target introduces cards with sound, lights, and motion as well as new digital options.

National Gift Card Partners With InComm

by Kate Mulcrone | November 07, 2012
Partnership adds digital games, music, and more available to National Gift Card's B2B incentive rewards marketplace.
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