31 DEC 2015
ICYMI December: First Data in the News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in December, featuring issues important to First Data clients and interested parties from the industry including stories about the growth of ecommerce, several stories that cited our mid-season SpendTrend update, tips on how to boost post-holiday sales, and more.
18 DEC 2015
The 2015 Prepaid Consumer Insights Study
For the past 14 years, First Data has conducted this revealing study of U.S. consumers that provides national retailers with a comprehensive view into the latest consumer attitudes and behaviors toward plastic and virtual prepaid gift cards.
29 OCT 2015
ICYMI October: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in October, featuring issues important to First Data clients and investors including extensive coverage of the big news around First Data’s historic IPO (the largest of 2015), plus some news about the convenience First Data’s gift card solution Gyft gives retailers during the holiday season.
08 OCT 2015
Selling Gift Cards has Never Been Easier with Gyft for Business
What if there was a gift card program that was as simple as it was powerful?
Now imagine if that same gift card program simplified all the things that you and your customers love about gift cards, yet was as robust as the mobile gift card programs ran by national chains AND was available to you and your small business at a fraction of the cost.
24 SEP 2015
The EMV Liability Shift is Here—Is Your Small Business Ready?
There are important dates in the life of a business that every small business owner remembers: the day you made your first dollar, the day you served your hundredth customer, or the day you opened your storefront for the first time.
24 SEP 2015
ICYMI September: First Data in The News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in September, featuring issues important to First Data clients including the financial habits of Millennials, the prevalence of beacon technology, the growth of Apple Pay, and more:
10 SEP 2015
5 Reasons You Should Incorporate a Digital Gift Card Strategy this Holiday Season
With Americans spending more time on their mobile phones than on desktop computers, it’s never been a better time to incorporate a digital gift card strategy into your business’ holiday plans.
27 AUG 2015
ICYMI August: First Data in the News
In case you missed it (ICYMI), below, we’ve compiled the biggest stories from around the web in August, featuring issues important to First Data clients including the upcoming EMV technology changeover, exciting developments from the world of alternative currencies, coverage of the upcoming Money 20/20 event, and more:
25 JUN 2015
How to Make Instant Recognition an Employee Benefit
Most of us who work for a living know that being valued by an employer is one of the keys to happiness while at work. There is nothing worse than trudging into your job each morning to a well-meaning, but over-worked manager who, for whatever reason, neglects to value your hard work or effort.
04 JUN 2015
How to Use Virtual Incentives to Drive Brand Loyalty
By now, as a small business owner, you’ve assuredly seen many articles, blog posts, and social media shares on the benefits of loyalty programs for your small business.
21 MAY 2015
Are Digital Loyalty Incentives Right for My Organization: 5 Questions You Should Ask Yourself
If you’re tasked with running your company’s loyalty incentives program, you most likely know that choosing the right rewards catalog offerings can be a real task. The right mix of rewards creates “stickiness” to your brand and drives revenue; the wrong mix creates a lackluster program.
23 APR 2015
5 Ways Today's Gift Cards Can Help Grow Your Small Business
One important advantage that online businesses have over traditional brick-and-mortar stores is the ability to collect detailed information about what customers do when they visit the Web site.