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.

Designing a Consumer Incentive Program in a Fast-Changing Retail World

by Theresa McEndree | September 26, 2017

As retail shifts, incentive strategies must too.

New Partnership Expands Fuel Gift Card Options

by Alex Palmer | September 19, 2017

Integration between InComm OLS and National Bankcard Services simplifies gas card authorization for retailers and consumers.

Hawk Incentives Announces Refer-a-Friend Rebate Program

by Alex Palmer | August 22, 2017

Partnership with Extole enhances social potential of rebate promotions.