Retail

An Online World for Retailers and Catalog Merchants

by Donna M. Airoldi | April 04, 2012
Smart retailers and catalog merchants are leveraging the synergy among mobile and social gifting and online catalogs.

Are Print Catalogs Still Relevant?

by Donna M. Airoldi | March 30, 2012
In a world that's increasingly going digital, is there still a place for print catalogs? Industry experts  differ on this issue.

Transaction Wireless Launches Online B2B Storefront

March 28, 2012
Transaction Wireless, the San Diego, CA-based provider of digital gift card solutions, has unveiled a new B2B online storefront.

Report: E-Gift Cards Show Continued Strength

by Alex Palmer | March 13, 2012
E-gift cards had a strong showing this holiday season, according to a new report from gift card loyalty firm FuzeBuy.

Giftango Nabs Digital Card Deal with Aimia

by William Ng | March 07, 2012
The virtual gift card platform provider will handle fulfillment in Canada for one of the industry's biggest incentive houses.

Darden Restaurants to Offer E-mail Gift Cards

February 28, 2012
Darden Restaurants, which owns the Olive Garden, Red Lobster, Bahama Breeze, Eddie V's, LongHorn Steakhouse, Seasons 52 and Capital Grille chains, is going high tech.

Survey: CashStar Finds Retailers Shifting to eGift Cards

February 28, 2012
eGift Cards continue to be a source of growth for retailers according to a survey conducted by CashStar.

Macy's to Begin Recycling Gift Cards

by Kate Mulcrone | February 10, 2012
Macy's new partnership with Earthworks System will make it the first department store chain to offer a recyclable gift card program.

Wine Enthusiast Joins CashStar Network

by Kate Mulcrone | February 10, 2012
Wine Enthusiast has joined the CashStar network, putting it in the company of the more than 250 brands available to CashStar recipients.

Spa Week's Gift Cards Offer Endowment of Relaxation

January 20, 2012
The gift cards are good at 4,500 spa and wellness facilities across the U.S. and Toronto.

Gift Card Reloads Were Robust but Activations Slowed During Holidays

January 19, 2012
Reload-dollar volume grew in December, while activation-dollar-volume growth slowed down.

5 Mobile Wallet Apps to Consider

by Donna M. Airoldi | January 19, 2012
Innovative transaction-processing companies are betting on applications that offer many more conveniences: mobile wallets.
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