August 10, 2015
Portland, ME-based CashStar, a provider of prepaid commerce solutions, and St. Louis-based Maritz Motivation Solutions, a leader in designing employee recognition, consumer loyalty, global rewards and sales force incentive programs, have announced a strategic partnership. Together, both companies are teaming up to provide digital gift card offerings. 

With CashStar's Commerce platform, Maritz Motivation Solutions can offer personalized digital gift cards from leading retailers and restaurants to its program participants as a reward option.
"CashStar is an impressive partner in digital gifting," said Chip Schafer, vice president of rewards and fulfillment for Maritz Motivation Solutions. "Their best-in-class platform, large merchant network, and high levels of service make them the ideal partner to power our digital gift rewards offerings."
By partnering with CashStar, Maritz Motivation Solutions has increased the variety of digital gift card options available to its clients. "CashStar's market-leading platform provides the capabilities and scalability our business requires," said Stephanie Ramos, product manager of rewards & fulfillment for Maritz Motivation Solutions. "CashStar allows us to deliver greater innovation to our customers while offering a seamless user experience from program check out to consumer redemption."
"Maritz has established themselves as a clear leader in the loyalty and incentives market," said Ben Kaplan, CashStar president and CEO. "The strategic partnership with Maritz Motivation Solutions is a major proof point of CashStar's increasing leadership in B2B gift card distribution."