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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 […]

Gamestop Announces New Gift Card Exchange Powered By Cardpool

SAN FRANCISCO — July 21, 2014 – GameStop Corp. (NYSE: GME), a family of specialty retail brands that makes popular gaming technologies affordable and simple, today announced that GameStop customers can now conveniently exchange gift cards online for a GameStop e-gift card. The new offering is part of a partnership with Cardpool, a leading gift card […]

Blackhawk Network Launches Virtual Gift Cards on Smartphones in Canada

PLEASANTON, CALIF. – May 1, 2014 – Blackhawk Network (Canada) Ltd. (Blackhawk Canada), a leading prepaid payment network, today announced  it has launched its digital platform in the Canadian market, by offering Blackhawk’s gift card products to Rogers’ customers in the new suretap wallet application. The application allows customers to safely store eligible payment and […]