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Flourish in a Flash: The Gift Card and Branded Currency Podcast

Jul 9, 2020

In this episode we welcome Dan Farrell, VP at Loop Commerce to discuss how the gift card industry has changed and what additional opportunities exist to maximize the gifting experience. Kristen and Dan will review ho gift cards have changed over the years, what new technologies are helping merchants make them...


Jul 9, 2020

We are thrilled to welcome an esteemed panel of industry leaders including:
  • Pete Kledaras, CEO of Paylitix
  • Deb Merkin, CEO of GiftCard Partners
  • Cameron Krost, Gift Card Manager with Topgolf
  • Laura Parker with Best Buy
for an important conversation about the need for data transparency and...


Jun 25, 2020

This week, Kristen welcomes Mo Chaar, Chief Commercial Officer with Givex, to learn about their new COVID-19 assistance programs available to clients and how these programs continue support the industry's needs during these challenging times.


Jun 18, 2020

This week Kristen welcomes Eric Thiegs and Ashley Harris from NGC about their unique experience in shifting operations during COVID-19 and how NGC continued to support the industry's needs. Throughout the conversation Eric and Ashley address shifting trends since COVID, changes to business that needed to be considered,...


Jun 11, 2020

This week Kristen welcomes Jay Klauminzer, CEO of Raise, to discuss how the company has evolved from solely a secondary marketplace to a new loyalty and payments platform. Kristen and Jay also address national trends of shopping local during COVID-19 and what that means for branded payments as well as...