Gift CardsGift Card Display

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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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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Blackhawk Network

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

Blackhawk Network Recognized for Best Prepaid Innovation at Innovation Project™ 2014 Conference Awards

PLEASANTON, CALIF. — April 11, 2014 — Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment company, today announced its receipt of the Gold award for the Best Prepaid Innovation category at the Innovation Project™ 2014 conference. The Innovation Project, a prestigious annual conference focused on the reinvention of the payments industry, took place on March 19-20, 2014. “We […]

Blackhawk Network Campaign Named Winner in Eighth Annual Paybefore Awards

PLEASANTON, CA — MARCH 10, 2014 — Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment network, announced today that it has won the prestigious Paybefore Award for its innovative “BEFORE YOU” marketing campaign and has been selected as Best-In-Category for the Up with Prepaid marketing category. This ongoing program is a multi-media campaign, which is communicated […]

Blackhawk Comments on Parent Company Safeway’s Spin-off Announcement

Pleasanton, Calif., March 7, 2014 — Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK) parent company Safeway Inc. affirmed in a press release on March 6, 2014 its intention to distribute its 37.8 million shares of Blackhawk common stock to Safeway shareholders and further indicated that it expects to complete the distribution by mid-April.  In addition, in a […]

Blackhawk Network Powers Mobile Money by T-Mobile®

PLEASANTON, CA — January  27, 2014 — Blackhawk Network today announced that its affiliate Blackhawk Network California, Inc. is the technology and service provider of the T-Mobile® Visa® Prepaid Card, issued by The Bancorp Bank and launched by T-Mobile USA, Inc. The card is designed to be used with Mobile Money, a smartphone app from T-Mobile, powered […]

Give the Right Gift! New Data Shows 89 per cent of Millennials Want Gift Cards this Holiday

PLEASANTON, CA — December 18, 2013 – A new survey released by Blackhawk Network, a leading global prepaid payment network, uncovers new insights about millennials’ preferences for giving and receiving gift cards this holiday season. New data shows that there is a solution for those hard-to-buy-for millennials on your list. The following data comes from a December […]

Blackhawk Extra

Your resource for prepaid news, current trends, relevant research, consumer updates and influencer insights.

Livermore Half Marathon is a Runaway Success

A big congratulations to our Blackhawk team of runners who completed the Livermore Half Marathon last weekend. And an extra big thank you to our employee volunteers who brought their fun energy to cheer on all the runners. We had a blast at the Mile 11 Blackhawk Network Cheer Zone with our fellow sponsors at […]

Blackhawk Provides Support for the Livermore Half-marathon

Blackhawk Network is excited to be a participating sponsor of the upcoming Livermore Half Marathon. Taking place in picturesque Livermore — which is adjacent to our Pleasanton, California headquarters and home to a number of our employees — this inaugural race will be held on March 29th. We at Blackhawk are looking forward to supporting […]

Blackhawk Network Heads to the 2014 Innovation Project

The Innovation Project – a prestigious annual conference focused on payments and commerce – takes place on March 19-20, at Harvard University. This year’s theme is, “Rethink. Reset. Reinvent.” Top industry leaders will come together to discuss the future of retail and commerce, including its transformation by mobile devices, cloud technology and big data. Blackhawk’s […]

Digital Commerce

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

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Blackhawk extended its distribution agreement with Safeway Inc. to be its exclusive provider of prepaid products in all its grocery stores through 2019 (presently 1,335 stores).

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Blackhawk Network California, Inc. is the technology and service provider of the T-Mobile™ Visa™ Prepaid Card, issued by The Bancorp Bank and launched by T-Mobile USA, Inc.

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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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Find out how every decision we make – from product development to brand partnerships to display layouts – is influenced by our proprietary research.


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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
  • TMobile
  • TocaTel
  • Tom Thumb
  • Tops
  • Toys R Us
  • Tracfone
  • Univision
  • Verizon
  • Virgin
  • Visa
  • Vons
  • Wawa
  • Wegmans
  • Weis
  • WinnDixie
  • Woolworths
  • Zwinky