Keeping up with Blackhawk Network and the prepaid industry


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 […]

Blackhawk Network Announces New E-Commerce Platform for Reloadit

PLEASANTON, CALIF. — April 22, 2014 – Blackhawk Network, Inc., a leading prepaid payment network, today announced a new platform that allows customers to use various services using their Reloadit packs. The new Reloadit platform offers a secure online service called the Reloadit Safe.  The Safe allows customers to digitally store their Reloadit packs, add money […]

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 […]

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2014 American Business Awards

  • Silver Stevie Winner: Blackhawk Network for Company of the Year – Banking, Financial Services and Insurance
  • Bronze Steve Winner: Talbott Roche for Executive of the Year – Financial Services and Insurance
  • Bronze Steve Winner: “Before You” for Marketing Campaign of the Year – Financial Cards, Products & Services