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Nov 12, 2019, 11:00 ET The Keg Steakhouse + Bar Partners with Blackhawk Network for Robust Gift Card eCommerce Solutions

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network Canada today announced that it has partnered with the Canadian-owned chain of steakhouse restaurants, The ...


Nov 04, 2019, 10:00 ET Blackhawk Network Study: Ditch the Holiday Party and the Turkey - Employees Want Gift Cards and Bonuses

Ahead of a busy holiday and bonus season, many employers are searching for the right gift to reward employees that strikes the right balance of being ...


Oct 29, 2019, 11:00 ET Earls Restaurant Group Delivers Guest-Focused Digital Gifting Experience with Blackhawk Network eCommerce Solution

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network today announced that it has partnered with Canadian-owned, independent restaurant group, Earls...


Oct 22, 2019, 15:06 ET Blackhawk Network BrandedPay Report Forecasts 7% Increase in Holiday Gift Card Spend; Expects Shoppers to Spend 35% of Holiday Gifting Budget on Gift Cards

Today, global branded payments provider, Blackhawk Network, released its 2019 BrandedPay Holiday Shopping Preview report1. Based on responses from...


Oct 16, 2019, 11:00 ET Blackhawk Network Study: Employee Reward Programs Are a Must for Businesses Looking to Retain Top Talent in Today's Ultra-Competitive Hiring Environment

Employee reward programs are a must for today's businesses competing to retain employees. New research1 revealed successfully-executed employee...


Sep 17, 2019, 11:00 ET The State of Retail: Trends in Consumer, Retail and Payment Preferences

Amid the rapid pace of transformation across the retail industry, new research1 from Blackhawk Network reveals how people want to shop, pay and...


Sep 10, 2019, 11:00 ET Blackhawk Network Names Harel Kodesh Chief Technology Officer

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network today announced that Harel Kodesh has been appointed its chief technology officer, effective August 19,...


Sep 03, 2019, 11:00 ET Blackhawk Network Publishes New Gift Card Consumer Segmentation Report

A new report out today identifies the top consumer segments for gift cards and explores shopper attitudes and trends in the consumer retail...


Aug 14, 2019, 12:30 ET Retail Marketers: Top Shopping Behaviors for Gen X and Boomers

Many businesses are hyper-targeting marketing efforts to millennials and Gen Z, but new research1 released today highlights the shopping patterns of...


Aug 06, 2019, 11:00 ET Recipe Unlimited Corporation Partners with Blackhawk Network to Deliver Enhanced Digital Gifting Experience

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network today announced that Recipe Unlimited Corporation, Canada's leading full-service restaurant company, is...


Jul 18, 2019, 11:00 ET Tesco For Business Selects Blackhawk Network to Lead its UK Corporate Gift Card Sales

Tesco For Business has selected branded payments provider Blackhawk Network to lead its UK corporate gift card program. The agreement marks the...


Jul 16, 2019, 11:05 ET Blackhawk Network Study: Consumer Reward Programs Deepen Engagement and Build Loyalty, But More Than Half of Companies are Missing Out

Reward programs have the largest positive impact on consumer loyalty. New research1 revealed that slightly less than half of U.S. businesses surveyed ...


Jun 25, 2019, 09:05 ET Mark Singer Joins Blackhawk Network as Managing Director, Asia Pacific

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network today announced that Mark Singer has joined the company as managing director, Asia Pacific. In his new...


May 23, 2019, 11:00 ET Branded Payments Leaders and Innovators Recognized at Blackhawk Network's Thirteenth Annual Hawk Awards

Global branded payments leader Blackhawk Network has announced the winners of its 13th annual Hawk Awards, which recognize leaders and innovators in...


Apr 03, 2019, 12:35 ET Gen Z and Millennial Shoppers are Driving Urgency for Gift Card eCommerce Optimization

New research* reveals a generational divide in the way younger consumers shop, pay and engage with gift cards in an evolving shopping landscape....


Mar 05, 2019, 10:58 ET Blackhawk Network Appoints Nick Samurkas as Chief Operating Officer

Branded payments provider Blackhawk Network today announced that Nick Samurkas has been appointed as the company's first chief operating officer. In...


Jan 22, 2019, 11:55 ET Blackhawk Network Research: Loyalty Members Want More Redemption Opportunities

According to recent research*, loyalty program members surveyed want more accessible redemption opportunities and prefer to redeem their points at...


Jul 11, 2018, 09:05 ET State of Consumer Gift Card Preferences in 2018

Blackhawk Network, a global financial technology company and a leader in connecting brands and people through branded value solutions, today released ...


Jan 15, 2018, 08:00 ET Blackhawk Network to Expand Alipay Mobile Wallet Acceptance to Select Top Retailers

Blackhawk Network, a global financial technology company, and Alipay, a leading digital payment platform operated by Ant Financial Services Group,...


Oct 23, 2017, 16:24 ET Blackhawk Network Names Charles O. Garner Chief Financial Officer

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a global financial technology company ("Blackhawk"), announced today that Charles O. Garner, CFA, has been...


Jun 26, 2017, 10:00 ET Blackhawk Network Recognized With 2017 Paybefore 'Pay Awards' including Best-in-Category Honor

Blackhawk Network has been named a winner of two 2017 Pay Awards by Paybefore. Following a history of winning in multiple categories in this...


Jun 05, 2017, 12:31 ET Women in Payments® Honors Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, with "Award for Innovation"

Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, has been named the 2017 recipient of the "Award for Innovation" in the second annual Women in...


May 08, 2017, 11:25 ET San Francisco Business Times Names Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, an Inaugural "Inspire Award" Recipient

The San Francisco Business Times has selected Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, as one of three exceptional female CEOs to receive...


May 02, 2017, 12:05 ET Evaluating Branded Value to Determine the Power of Brands: Does Brand Still Matter in the Digital Age?

Technology-dependent lifestyles and consumer preferences for peer-to-peer recommendations are reshaping the ways that marketers can successfully...


Apr 18, 2017, 10:35 ET Albertsons Companies and Blackhawk Network Work Together to Offer Shoppers More Flexible, Personal Gifting Options with Category Gift Cards

Blackhawk Network — a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network — today announced with partner...