Blackhawk Network named as exclusive third party content partner for 

Today Blackhawk Network announces it’s status as the exclusive third party gift card content partner for is a new service launched by Tesco allowing consumers to purchase personalised digital gift cards from major third-party brands online to celebrate a special occasion, to say thank you, or simply to treat someone.   

In addition to a Tesco gift card, the service offers a growing range of top fashion, entertainment, and lifestyle brands including:  

  • Google 
  • Apple 
  • John Lewis 
  • Costa 
  • Spotify 
  • M&B 
  • Primark 
  • H&M 
  • River Island 

As a leader in global branded payments, Blackhawk Network is the third-party broker delivering the digital gift card programme solution that meets current consumer demands. 

Matt Howe, Managing Director EMEA at Blackhawk Network, said “Consumers want and need seamless, digital gifting solutions to connect with their loved ones during these challenging times. We are delighted to have partnered with Tesco Bank on an exclusive partnership that solves this challenge in the market. We value the opportunity to connect our gift card brand relationships with Tesco Bank, and we’ll be adding new brands in the coming months”. 

Mark Loch, Group Payments and Money Services Director at Tesco Bank added “We are pleased to be working with Blackhawk Network to launch our new third party digital gift card service.  

“With many of our customers unable to get to the shops or visit loved ones, our new service combines personalisation and flexibility with some of the biggest brands in retail and entertainment. Blackhawk share our passion to deliver the right solutions to our customers helping us deliver even more ways for our customers to celebrate the little moments." 

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About Blackhawk Network 

Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet our partners’ business objectives. We collaborate with our partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. With a presence in over 26 countries, we reliably execute branded payment programs in over 100 countries worldwide. Join us as we shape the future of global branded payments.  

Blackhawk is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, please visit  


About Tesco Bank  

Tesco Bank’s goal is to make banking and insurance easier and better value for people who shop at Tesco. We’ve been around since 1997 and today we help more than 5 million customers manage their money every day. Our 4,000 colleagues serve our customers seven days a week from our three main centres in Edinburgh, Glasgow and Newcastle, and we are also available through online and mobile banking 24/7. Tesco Bank participates in the Chartered Banker Professional Standards Board.