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Profiles of people, companies, associations, and other resources in the rewards and recognition field.

How Hyatt Gift Cards & Certificates Profit From Change

Published: Nov 19, 2015

Sometimes, good news in business comes with some challenges too. When Marriott Corp. decided to drop out of active participation in the corporate gift card market, Hyatt Gift Cards and Certificates experienced a significant increase in demand, while at the same time highlighting the issues it would have to address to profit from that demand.... [ read more ]

Maui Jim: What It Feels Like to Create a Trend

Published: Oct 27, 2015

What's it like to be an innovator and gradually watch as dozens of others pile on? Brett Hatch, Global Senior Director of Corporate Gifts for Maui Jim, is experiencing that now. Maui Jim undoubtedly pioneered the concept of the "experiential" merchandise program 15 years ago for a major insurance company that arranged for... [ read more ]

Power Sales President Dave Roberts on Dealing With Change

Published: Sep 28, 2015

Few people have a better perspective on what's happening in the rewards and recognition business than Dave Roberts, President of Power Sales Inc., one of the leading wholesale fulfillment companies specializing on the incentive, loyalty, promotional and recognition marketplace. We recently asked ... [ read more ]

Procurement International: The Art of 'Glocalization'

Published: Aug 6, 2015

Like many companies in the U.S., Procurement International Ltd., Wickingham, Great Britain, founds its way into the rewards and recognition business by accident. The company was founded in 1979 as an importer of optical and audio products to support the promotional activities of... [ read more ]

CorporateRewards Pivots to Technology with WorkStride

Published: Jul 16, 2015

Search the web for a company called CorporateRewards, a 15-year-old NY-based rewards firm, and you come to WorkStride.com. Gone is the focus on rewards. The welcome message reads: "WorkStride: Enterprise Recognition, Incentive & Reward Software: Increase the engagement ... [ read more ]

AnyPerk Seeks to Profit from Happiness

Published: May 14, 2015

The extensive research upon which the Enterprise Engagement Alliance curriculum and certification is based indicates that fun and positive emotions are critical components of engagement. And that's precisely the niche aimed at by Anyperk.com, a Silcon Valley-funded startup with... [ read more ]

Yiftee Aims to Beat Gift Card Breakage

Published: May 11, 2015

Yiftee, a Menlo Park, CA-based, venture-funded gift card company, is addressing the breakage issue of gift cards while providing businesses of almost any size with a simple-to-deploy gift card option. Originally developed for the consumer market, Yiftee now focuses primarily on... [ read more ]

Saro Hartounian of Harco Incentives

Published: May 4, 2015

Harco's CEO talks about product and program trends, inventory innovation and the trouble with brand exclusivity... Saro Hartounian, founder and CEO of Harco Incentives, has been in the incentive industry for more than 35 years and, unlike most CEOs of $100 million+ distributorships who ... [ read more ]


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