Retail

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.


National Gift Card Expands to Offer More Than 500 Brands

by Alex Palmer | November 07, 2017

Upgraded technology enhances gift card provider's offerings across U.S., Canada, and Europe.


Research: Consumer Deal-Seeking on the Rise

by Alex Palmer | October 06, 2017

Hawk Incentives report finds majority of consumers more likely to look for deals this year compared to last.


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