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Retail Gift Card Association Opens Registration for 2019 RGCA Forum

    Three-day event held in last September will exlpore the issues and trends impacting the closed-loop gift card industry. Minneapolis, MN, April 24, 2019 – The Retail Gift Card Association (RGCA), the only nonprofit trade organization representing the closed-loop gift card industry, announced today that registration is open for its annual RGCA Forum this September 30

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    2018 Mobile Payments and Fraud Reports

      The shift towards digital economy is fueling the growth of the mobile payments industry and it’s becoming a beacon for fraudsters to attack traditional brick and mortar merchants. In fact, The Mobile Payments and Fraud: 2018 Report stated that detecting fraudulent orders is one of the top three challenges for merchants in the mobile channel.  You can

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      Top 10 trends that will define retail marketing in 2019

        Fresh off New Year’s sales and celebrations, retail marketers are ready to face 2019 head on with refined marketing tactics and new goals. RetailMeNot is here with new insights to help marketers shift perspectives, capture audiences and raise the bar on shopping experiences because retail is far from failing.  So what’s in and what’s out? In our latest survey, 200 senior retail marketers and 5,000+ consumers weighed in on what’s important to them in the new year. Click here to view the survey results.

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        RGCA Is Taking it on the Road!

          The RGCA Knowledge Committee and Leadership are dedicated to providing opportunities for our members to engage and get the latest insights and information about the closed-loop industry. To support these ongoing efforts, we are coordinating free quarterly learning sessions for RGCA members and prospective members to provide a platform for organic, viral dialogue and discussions

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          2018 Merchant Gift Card E-Commerce Evaluation

            This annual report provides a cross-platform assessment of 100 leading brands’ gift card e-commerce programs. This in-depth evaluation assessed a wide array of criteria, including the online purchase and recipient experiences of digital and physical gift cards. The report reveals that even the top-ranked brands have room for improvement. View the full report and other

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            Gift Solutions Branded Currency Trends – Holiday 2018

              As the 2018 holiday season is well underway, we know retailers are eager for more data. As such, Gift Solutions has created a snapshot of branded currency trends, with a few retail trends, we’ve seen from November 1 through Cyber Monday, November 26.  View the report here.

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