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Jul 08, 2014, 09:00 ET
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U.S. shoppers love gift cards, which translates to more revenue for retailers

Americans love giving and receiving gift cards. They are always in demand and present retailers with significant incremental sales opportunities....

May 07, 2014, 08:00 ET

Retail Gift Card Association Announces America's Top Picks for the Spring/Summer Gifting Season

 Spring and summer bring with them an array of gift-giving opportunities, and this season more than two thirds of US shoppers plan to buy gift...

Apr 24, 2014, 08:00 ET

Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Additions to Board of Directors

The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), a trade association of diverse, closed loop gift card retailers committed to promoting and protecting the...

Feb 11, 2014, 09:37 ET

Retail Gift Card Association Announces New Executive Director, Management Firm and Board Members

The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), a trade association of diverse, closed loop gift card retailers committed to promoting and protecting the...

Dec 19, 2013, 09:24 ET

Retail Gift Card Association Releases Tips for Redeeming Holiday Gift Cards

 The holiday shopping season is quickly coming to an end, and to help the millions of American consumers who will be receiving gift cards this...

Nov 21, 2013, 08:00 ET

The Retail Gift Card Association Reveals Holiday Gift Card Trend Tracker Survey

 The holiday shopping season is just around the corner and to kick it off, the Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) has released the results of...

Oct 01, 2013, 09:00 ET

The Retail Gift Card Association Celebrates Five Years

 The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), a trade association of diverse, closed loop gift card retailers committed to promoting the use of...

Jun 18, 2013, 08:00 ET

The Retail Gift Card Association Releases Results of Consumer Gift Card Attitudes Survey

 The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), a trade association of diverse, closed loop gift card retailers committed to promoting the use of...

Mar 19, 2013, 08:00 ET

The Retail Gift Card Association and Members Recognized by Paybefore for Industry Service

 At this month's Prepaid Expo USA, the Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) was recognized by Paybefore for its work in supporting the prepaid...

Apr 11, 2012, 09:58 ET

New Jersey Could Lose $64 to $94 million in Sales Tax Revenue

Analysis shows potential revenue loss due to unclaimed property law The New Jersey Retail Merchants Association (NJRMA) and the Retail...

Dec 22, 2011, 11:44 ET

Socially Delivered: Still Time to Get Personal For The Holidays

     With Digital E-Gift Cards, Last-Minute Shoppers Can Still Get Just-In-Time Gifts There may be only days, or...

Dec 19, 2011, 17:59 ET

Gift Cards Still A Safe Bet

Holidays' #1 Most Requested Gift  The following is being released by the Retail Gift Card Association: Gift Cards remain the most...

Nov 23, 2011, 11:29 ET

Gift Cards Offer New & Traditional Ways for Consumers to Maximize their Gift Card Experience During the Holidays

Retail Gift Card Association Announces Gift Card Weekend January 6th-8th Offering Consumers Special Offers Each year gift cards top everyone's...

Nov 23, 2010, 12:41 ET

Gift Cards Have Greater Value This Holiday, Among Most Requested Presents

The Retail Gift Card Association offers consumer gift card tips: what's new this year, why the cards are better and are certain to please any...

Aug 19, 2010, 15:29 ET

Andrew Rowe Joins the Retail Gift Card Association

Appointment Indicates Continued Focus on the RCGA's Core Objectives The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA) today announced that Andrew Rowe is...

Dec 24, 2009, 12:00 ET

Five Reasons Why Gift Cards Are a Great Last Minute Holiday Choice - Just Know the Rules

Forget the fruit cake. Pass on the popcorn tin. This holiday season, give people what they really want: fun, freedom and flexibility. Gift...

Dec 01, 2008, 14:54 ET

New Retailer Gift Card Group to Protect Consumer Interest

Retail Gift Card Association formed to ensure positive customer experience With increased consumer interest in gift cards, top US retailers led by...