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quantilope Collaborates with Blackhawk Network to Incentivize the Consumer Research Experience

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Friday, September 23, 2022

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- quantilope , a leading provider of automated consumer research, has announced a new collaboration with Blackhawk Network, which will enable its clients to leverage incentives to better attract survey respondents and increase survey response rates for their consumer research projects.

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  • NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- quantilope , a leading provider of automated consumer research, has announced a new collaboration with Blackhawk Network, which will enable its clients to leverage incentives to better attract survey respondents and increase survey response rates for their consumer research projects.
  • "quantilope's Insights Automation Platform modernizes the clunkiness of traditional market research for a fast and easy approach to collecting advanced consumer insights," explained Chris Furst, director of partnerships at quantilope.
  • "Like quantilope, BHN Rewards offers innovative automation capabilities that help customers streamline their research," said Jignesh Shah, head of global integrated incentives at Blackhawk Network.
  • quantilope automates consumer research to unlock high quality insights with speed & ease.

Blackhawk Network Partners with H&M to Launch B2B Gift Card Program

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Thursday, September 22, 2022

Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has partnered with lifestyle brand H&M to launch the fashion and home design companys B2B gift card program through Blackhawks B2B gift card platform.

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  • Global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network has partnered with lifestyle brand H&M to launch the fashion and home design companys B2B gift card program through Blackhawks B2B gift card platform.
  • As part of the integrated gift card program, H&M joins other popular brands within Blackhawks vast network of B2B channels to offer physical and digital gift cards for employee rewards, consumer incentives and fundraising.
  • We are expanding on that commitment by providing yet another option for H&M to deliver value for consumers, said Tom Boucher, head of B2B gift card programs, Blackhawk Network.
  • According to the most recent data from Mercator, the B2B gift card market in the U.S. represents nearly a fourth (23%) of the total $125.4 billion gift card industry1.

Indonesia Prepaid Card and Digital Wallet Market Report 2022: Market is Expected to Reach $8.53 Billion by 2026 from $6.00 Billion in 2022, Recording a CAGR of 9.2%

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Wednesday, September 21, 2022

Over the forecast period of 2022 to 2026, the market is expected to record a CAGR of 9.2%, increasing from US$6.00 billion in 2022 to reach US$8.53 billion by 2026.

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  • Over the forecast period of 2022 to 2026, the market is expected to record a CAGR of 9.2%, increasing from US$6.00 billion in 2022 to reach US$8.53 billion by 2026.
  • The prepaid card market (value terms) in Indonesia increased at a CAGR of 13.1% during 2017-2021.
  • Historically, traditional banking players in the country have dominated the digital payment segment by offering prepaid cards to a largely unbanked population in Indonesia.
  • With the growing adoption of digital payments in the country, various fintech companies are either standalone or in partnerships introducing prepaid card solutions in the Indonesian market.

TOTUS Welcomes Hollis Thornton as Vice President of Client Success

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Tuesday, September 20, 2022

TOTUS Gift Card Management, a rapidly growing company chartered to provide gift card issuance and comprehensive program management solutions for brands, has named Hollis Thornton as Vice President of Client Success.

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  • TOTUS Gift Card Management, a rapidly growing company chartered to provide gift card issuance and comprehensive program management solutions for brands, has named Hollis Thornton as Vice President of Client Success.
  • She is currently the Incentive Gift Card Coalition President and sits on the board of the Incentive Marketing Association.
  • Hollis is one of the most talented and well-respected executives in the gift card industry and we are thrilled she is joining the TOTUS team, said Dave Jones, CEO of TOTUS Gift Card Management.
  • Thornton will lead TOTUS Client Success team, the single point of contact for brand clients and the team dedicated to growing the gift card programs for client brands through placement in loyalty, employee incentive, retail, and reward programs.

New Report Assesses Gift Card Programs of Top US Merchants Revealing Improvement Across Omnicommerce Channels

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Thursday, September 1, 2022

The study, in its fifth consecutive year, identifies emerging industry trends, areas of opportunity and offers actionable best practices for merchants looking to optimize their omnicommerce gift card and payment programs.

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  • The study, in its fifth consecutive year, identifies emerging industry trends, areas of opportunity and offers actionable best practices for merchants looking to optimize their omnicommerce gift card and payment programs.
  • The good news is that there are actionable steps merchants can take that will continue to help elevate their programs.
  • For the first time, the 2022 assessment also included a special analysis of 25 small and midsize businesses (SMBs) gift card programs.
  • Trends and insights from all three countries can be found in the 2022 Multinational Merchant Gift Card Omnicommerce Evaluation .

Tops Friendly Markets Expands Gift Card Offerings with Online Gift Card Mall

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Friday, August 26, 2022

Heading into another busy holiday season, Tops Friendly Markets is announcing the launch of its new online gift card mall.

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  • Heading into another busy holiday season, Tops Friendly Markets is announcing the launch of its new online gift card mall.
  • Featuring more than 250 different gift card options in a variety of categories including dining, entertainment, retail and its own proprietary Tops gift card, the Tops Friendly Market gift card mall gives customers a comprehensive shopping experience for gift cards, delivered digitally.
  • The ability to offer a superior online gift card experience for our customers is a key part of Tops growth strategy in online retail, said Diane Colgan, SVP, Tops Friendly Markets.
  • Tops and Blackhawk have partnered to launch Tops first- and third-party gift card programs to expand the brands gift card offerings and reach.

Blackhawk Network Gains Approval to Process Online Sports Betting in New York and Louisiana

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Thursday, August 18, 2022

As sports betting earns state approval in respective states across the U.S., the industry is seeing significant spikes in sports betting dollars spent.

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  • As sports betting earns state approval in respective states across the U.S., the industry is seeing significant spikes in sports betting dollars spent.
  • The Game Oncards from Blackhawk Network, which were introduced in 2020, have seen quick adoption and expansion.
  • Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment solutions through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people.
  • 2 US Sports Betting Revenue Booms in Q2 of 2022, AGA Reports was published on Covers.com on August 15, 2022.

New Report from Blackhawk Network Examines Latest Consumer Gift Card Preferences and Use Cases in the U.S.

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Thursday, August 11, 2022

These are among the findings of the research, which examined overall shopping behaviors in addition to gift card usage and preferences.

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  • These are among the findings of the research, which examined overall shopping behaviors in addition to gift card usage and preferences.
  • Key trends in consumer gift card preferences and shopping behaviors include:
    Todays consumers are equally comfortable buying online to pick up in-storeor buying in-store and shipping it.
  • With the shift in consumer preferences to a hybrid shopping experience, the gap between physical and digital gift cards is also closing.
  • Gift cards also offer retailers the opportunity to meaningfully engage shoppers who tend to spend more than the value of a gift card.

Social Crypto Platform Earnity Adds Legendary Fintech and Retail Executive Don Kingsborough to Advisory Board

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Earnity , a social crypto platform and marketplace, announced today that seasoned fintech and retail entrepreneur, Don Kingsborough, has joined the company's Advisory Board.

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  • SAN MATEO, Calif., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Earnity , a social crypto platform and marketplace, announced today that seasoned fintech and retail entrepreneur, Don Kingsborough, has joined the company's Advisory Board.
  • Kingsborough's 40-year career spans impressive executive and operating roles at the intersection of retail, technology and fintech.
  • Kingsborough was also previously a member of the Board of Directors for the National Retail Federation, the world's largest retail association.
  • "Don is a fintech and retail trailblazer and his experience will be incredibly valuable to Earnity as we seek to be a pioneer in the crypto industry.

Blackhawk Network and Vooks Make Giving the Gift of Reading Easy with Expanded Digital Gifting Program

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Thursday, August 4, 2022

The partnership leverages Blackhawks expansive network to make Vooks digital gift cards available on Giftcards.com, Giftcardmall.com and in select online gift card malls at leading retailers nationwide.

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  • The partnership leverages Blackhawks expansive network to make Vooks digital gift cards available on Giftcards.com, Giftcardmall.com and in select online gift card malls at leading retailers nationwide.
  • Vooks is available worldwide on popular devices including Apples iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV, as well as Android platforms and devices.
  • Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment solutions through the prepaid products, technologies and network that connect brands and people.
  • To learn more about the company and services, visit Vooks.com and join the conversation on Facebook , Instagram , Twitter and Pinterest .