Gift Card Industry News

How COVID Changed Rewards

Posted on 4/5/2021
As an incentives industry leader, Blackhawk continues to invest in research to continually learn how the impacts of the pandemic are changing market behavior, program design/development, and more. This article offers a timely and objective look at th

How the Pandemic Year Changed Employee Recognition

Posted on 4/1/2021
Like everything else in the pandemic year, workplace recognition and managing teams for improved performance have been disrupted. In a virtual world, it’s harder to gauge team members’ needs, celebrate successes and make employees feel valued.

Tango Card Announces RG Integrate to Help Customers More Easily Automate Reward Delivery

Posted on 3/3/2021
Tango Card's customers now benefit from the ability to automate reward delivery without the use of in-house developers.

New Affiliation Agreement Brings Together Industry Leading Incentive and Recognition Associations

Posted on 3/3/2021
Together the Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) and Recognition Professionals International (RPI) Provide a Comprehensive Network of Incentive & Recognition Solutions, and Rewards for Businesses.

27 Industry Leaders Earned IMA Certifications in 2020

Posted on 3/2/2021
The Incentive Marketing Association (IMA) is recognizing 27 industry leaders who earned IMA Certifications in 2020.

Corporate Culture: How to Make It an Asset for Your Company

Posted on 2/11/2021
When talking about working for companies like Google or Apple, corporate culture often comes up. But culture is about more than free food, coffee, or a game system in an employee lounge, and is not an edict from human resources

Reward Preferences: Making a Lasting Impact on Incentive Program Participants

Posted on 1/29/2021
Simple ‘one size fits all’ approaches to reward and recognition may not achieve their full potential in motivating and engaging employees.

Gift Cards A Taxing Problem? Not Necessarily Says Tango Card CCO

Posted on 1/20/2021
There’s an old saying that goes, “no good deed goes unpunished.” And when it comes to rewarding employees with a holiday or other work anniversary reward, the last thing businesses need is to have their generosity become a tax headache.

Pandemic Brings Innovation to Gift Cards

Posted on 11/30/2020
The pandemic has fueled the popularity of contactless and curbside delivery services, and now Outback Steakhouse is taking that to the next level — and with a holiday theme.

Retail Data Shows Online Dominance, Gift Card Momentum For Holiday Spending

Posted on 11/25/2020
While predictions of increased spending are appearing more frequently since news of various COVID-19 vaccines has broken, PYMNTS data shows that consumers are still cautious, conservative and digital-first when it comes to holiday 2020.