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Company Overview of Blackhawk Network, Inc.

Company Overview

Blackhawk Network, Inc. provides prepaid and payments products in the United States and Canada. It offers card-based financial solutions and third-party prepaid cards. Its products include the gift card mall with premium-branded retail gift cards, general-purpose gift cards, ticket and sports cards, telecommunications cards and phones, and prepayment reloadable debit cards. The company offers automated and kiosk-based services, such as DVDPlay, CoinMaster, ATMs, and in-store banks, as well as ACH payment network called Fast Forward. It also offers its digital content through gift card malls. The company markets its products through retail network of grocery, mass, drug, convenience, and spec...

5918 Stoneridge Mall Road

Pleasanton, CA 94558

United States

Founded in 2001





Key Executives for Blackhawk Network, Inc.

Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 64
Age: 47
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Administrative Officer
Age: 59
President of International
Age: 50
Senior Vice President
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Blackhawk Network, Inc. Key Developments

Blackhawk Network, Inc. Presents at AGC Partner's 10th Annual West Coast InfoSec and Emerging Growth Conference, Feb-25-2014 11:15 AM

Blackhawk Network, Inc. Presents at AGC Partner's 10th Annual West Coast InfoSec and Emerging Growth Conference, Feb-25-2014 11:15 AM. Venue: Westin San Francisco Market Street, Metropolitan III - 2(nd) Floor, 50 Third Street, San Francisco, CA 94103, United States. Speakers: L. Talbott Hoskins Roche, President.

Blackhawk Network, Inc. Announces Individual Commercial Agreements with Ifeelgoods, Boomerang and Treater

Blackhawk Network, Inc. announced individual commercial agreements with Ifeelgoods, Boomerang and Treater, three leading digital loyalty and social reward platforms. These new partners will be able to leverage Blackhawk's digital platform to deliver e-gift and incentives to consumers - as they want them - creating strong promotions and brand engagement opportunities for Blackhawk's network of retail content partners. Ifeelgoods uses its proprietary algorithms and data to deliver targeted content and relevant offers to consumers based on their personal preferences. Through this new arrangement with Blackhawk, Ifeelgoods can extend offers by leveraging Blackhawk's digital network and deliver rewards and deals to customers which can be easily accessed by consumers in their preferred channels. The gifting and rewards platform, Boomerang, works with retailers to help them acquire high-quality customers using free and paid gift card incentives. The company distributes promotional gift cards to target audiences through a network of leading online and mobile publishers. Through Blackhawk, Boomerang can now access an extensive network of preferred brands and deliver incentives to consumers throughout the various points of engagement. Treater is a mobile, social marketing platform for merchants and brands both to acquire new and to engage existing customers. By enabling merchants and brands to send promotions, rewards and gifts, Treater's platform inspires sharing over social networks and drives ecommerce and in-store traffic.

Blackhawk Network, Inc. and Monitise plc Announces an Agreement to Make Mobile Gift Card Purchasing Available to Consumers through Certain Banks and Financial Institutions in the United States

Blackhawk Network, Inc. and Monitise plc announced an agreement to make mobile gift card purchasing available to consumers through certain banks and financial institutions in the United States. In addition, the companies intend to expand their relationship into additional markets. Prepaid gift cards from Blackhawk Network's popular GiftCardMall™ will be available to consumers for purchase from participating banks and payment companies' mobile wallets, powered by Monitise. With this new relationship, Blackhawk's extensive network will integrate into Monitise's mobile banking ecosystem, making it easier for consumers to purchase Blackhawk gift cards from popular retail brands via mobile. Easier consumer access to Blackhawk's network of content providers is expected to increase engagement with popular retailers and create new opportunities for customers to purchase directly from their participating financial institution's mobile banking platform. The new partnership provides customers with access to gift cards on the go, making these purchases convenient, building loyalty with their preferred financial institutions, and opening the door to more innovative mobile offerings.

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