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Blackhawk Network Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Parago, Inc.

Strengthening our leadership position in prepaid solutions for the global incentives and rewards marketplace.

Parago is a leader in providing global incentive and engagement solutions that drive customer acquisition, employee retention and enable and engage channel sales partners. The acquisition will add significant capabilities to Blackhawk’s already extensive incentive solutions business.

We welcome Parago to the Blackhawk family!

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See how Blackhawk Network brings together all the best brands and showcases them in over 180,000 retail locations and on leading etailer sites.

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Our leading prepaid solution and payment network supports the distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecom products and financial service products across a global network.

In the News

Datacandy Partners With Blackhawk Network (Canada) To Power Digital Gift Cards

MONTREAL – October 9, 2014 – DataCandy, a Canadian leader in loyalty and gift card software solutions, and Blackhawk Network (Canada) Ltd., a leading prepaid and payments network, announced today that DataCandy has accessed Blackhawk Canada’s digital platform to fuel growth in the digital distribution of gift cards processed by DataCandy in Canada. Through this […]

Blackhawk Network Announces Definitive Agreement to Acquire Parago, Inc.

PLEASANTON, CALIF – September 25, 2014 – Blackhawk Network, a leading prepaid and payments network announced today a definitive agreement under which Blackhawk will acquire all outstanding shares of Parago, Inc. for approximately $290 million.  Parago is a leader in providing global incentive and engagement solutions that drive customer acquisition, employee retention and enable and engage channel […]

Blackhawk Network Acquires CardLab as Part of Incentives Expansion Strategy

PLEASANTON, CALIF. — September 15, 2014 – Blackhawk Network announced that it has completed the acquisition of Dallas, Texas-based CardLab, Inc., a leading online provider of customizable prepaid incentive and rewards cards. The deal is part of Blackhawk’s strategy to extend its prepaid card solutions from physical and online retail channels into the B2B channels that issue […]

Blackhawk Network Continues New Mobile Wallet Capabilities with Google Wallet

PLEASANTON, CALIF. — September 3, 2014 – Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid and payments network, today announced an integration with Google Wallet that allows customers the opportunity to better manage and spend their gift cards through the ease of their mobile devices. Blackhawk Network provides expanded capabilities including verifying the gift card is active and […]

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Spooktakular Fun During Blackhawk
Hallo-week

Blackhawk is celebrating Halloween this year with a week full of activities and décor. If you visit our corporate office this week, you can’t miss the decorations everywhere you look as each department tries to outdo the others. It is an annual tradition at Blackhawk to make the most of this exciting and fun holiday. […]

Blackhawk Employees Enjoy a Diwali Celebration

One of the great things about having an ethnically diverse group of employees is that we get to enjoy the fun traditions and delicious delicacies offered by different cultures. With today’s Diwali celebration, the office was full of great energy for this Hindu festival of lights — which is one of the happiest holidays in […]

Gift Card EVOLUTION, Not Revolution

Despite what some have feared, digital gift cards aren’t disrupting the plastic gift card market by cannibalizing sales – they’re expanding opportunities. By appealing to a new group of buyers, more often males with higher incomes, who value convenience and last-minute shopping opportunities, digital gift cards are helping retailers sell more gift cards not fewer. […]

Prepaid Financial Products

Learn about the prepaid GPR cards and reload services that consumers are flocking to as an alternative to traditional banking.

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Prepaid Telecom

Discover how placing prepaid plans and handsets in one convenient location benefits both retailers and consumers seeking contract-free communications.

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Incentives

Learn how we are tapping into a large growing opportunity by building a leading, end-to-end incentives platform.

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Digital Commerce

Marketing & Promotions

See how we boost sales and drive traffic through multiple channels using strategies that get the right brands into the right hands.

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Technology & Innovations

Take a look at our proprietary systems that enable seamless processing, real-time transactions, fraud prevention, and more.

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Digital Commerce

Discover how Blackhawk Network is ushering in a new era of prepaid solutions with digital purchase, usage, distribution and marketing.

Digital Commerce

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Valued Partners

Check out some of the popular brands, retailers and partners in our global prepaid network.

  • AP
  • AccountNow
  • Aeropostale
  • Ahold
  • Albert-Heijn
  • Albertsons
  • AMC
  • American Eagle
  • American Express
  • Applebees
  • AustraliaPost
  • Barnes & Noble
  • Bass Pro
  • Bath Body Works
  • Bed Bath Beyond
  • Bell
  • Best Buy
  • BiLo
  • BiLo
  • Bonefish
  • Boost
  • BP
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • Canadian Tire
  • Cara
  • Carrs
  • Cheesecake Factory
  • Cineplex
  • Coinstar
  • ColdStone
  • Coles
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Cricket
  • Dillons
  • Disneyland
  • Event
  • Facebook
  • Fandango
  • FoodLion
  • Food4Less
  • Forever21
  • Fred Meyer
  • Frys
  • Game Stop
  • Gap
  • Giant
  • Giant Eagle
  • Giant Foods
  • Gift Card Mall1
  • Go Phone
  • Green Dot
  • Hannaford
  • Harris Teeter
  • Home Depot
  • HyVee
  • iHop
  • Immix
  • iTunes
  • JayC
  • JCPenney
  • Karma Koin
  • King Soopers
  • KMart
  • Kohl
  • Kroger
  • Kroger C
  • Loblaw
  • Lowes
  • Lowes Foods
  • Macys
  • Marianos
  • Marshalls
  • Martins
  • Mastercard
  • McDonalds
  • Meijer
  • Metro
  • Metro Market
  • Michaels
  • Microsoft
  • Money Network
  • Morrisons
  • NET10
  • NetSpend
  • Nordstrom
  • OCharleys
  • OfficeMax
  • Olive Garden
  • Outback
  • PF Changs
  • Panera
  • Pavilions
  • Paylo
  • PayPal
  • PicknSave
  • PlayStation
  • Price Chopper
  • QFX
  • Rainbow
  • Ralphs
  • Randalls
  • Red Lobster
  • Red Robin
  • Regal
  • Katz Rexall
  • Roundys
  • Ruby Tuesday
  • Safeway
  • Sears
  • Sephora
  • Skype
  • Smiths
  • Southwest
  • Spotify
  • Staples
  • StarDoll
  • Stater-Bros
  • StopShop
  • Subway
  • Super Valu
  • T-Gaia
  • Target
  • TelCel
  • Tesco
  • TJMAXX
  • TMobile
  • TocaTel
  • Tom Thumb
  • Tops
  • Toys R Us
  • Tracfone
  • Univision
  • Verizon
  • Virgin
  • Visa
  • Vons
  • Wawa
  • Wegmans
  • Weis
  • WinnDixie
  • Woolworths
  • Zwinky