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Blackhawk Network Recognized With 2017 Paybefore 'Pay Awards' including Best-in-Category Honor

Jun 26, 2017
- Blackhawk Network's consumer brands recognized for 'Best Marketing Campaign;' Cardpool earns 'Best Mobile App' honors PLEASANTON, Calif., June 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network has been named a winner of two 2017 Pay Awards by Paybefore. Following a history of winning in multiple categories in this prestigious awards competition, Blackhawk's consumer brands GiftCards.com, Gift Card Mall and Cardpool were recognized in the "Best Marketing Campaign" category for their 2016 public rel[...]

Women in Payments® Honors Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, with "Award for Innovation"

Jun 05, 2017
- Awards recognize exemplary female leaders and innovators in the payments industry PLEASANTON, Calif., June 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, has been named the 2017 recipient of the "Award for Innovation" in the second annual Women in Payments® USA Awards. Decided by a committee of women with diverse payments industry expertise, the awards honor female leaders in the U.S. payments ecosystem in six different categories. [...]

San Francisco Business Times Names Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, an Inaugural "Inspire Award" Recipient

May 08, 2017
- Blackhawk CMO, Teri Llach, also honored as "Forever Influential" PLEASANTON, Calif., May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Francisco Business Times has selected Blackhawk Network CEO and President, Talbott Roche, as one of three exceptional female CEOs to receive the publication's inaugural "Inspire Award: Recognizing Breakthrough Women Leaders." The Inspire awards, part of the San Francisco Business Times' annual "Most Influential Women in Business" publ[...]

Evaluating Branded Value to Determine the Power of Brands: Does Brand Still Matter in the Digital Age?

May 02, 2017
- Blackhawk Network survey finds shoppers surveyed report a high level of trust in their favorite brands; powerful influence of branded value PLEASANTON, Calif., May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Technology-dependent lifestyles and consumer preferences for peer-to-peer recommendations are reshaping the ways that marketers can successfully engage with shoppers. New research* from Blackhawk Network examines how branded value motivates shoppers to spend and engage with brands, thereby measuring the va[...]

Blackhawk Network Names Greg Brown, a Veteran Leader of High-Growth Organizations, to Head the Company's International Business

May 01, 2017
- PLEASANTON, Calif., May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, a leading global provider of solutions and technology that helps brands create rewarding experiences, today announced that Greg Brown has been named senior vice president of international. This announcement is part of the previously reported succession planning for Bill Tauscher's responsibilities as head of international. The transition of Tauscher's international responsibilities to Brown will occur over the next few months.  [...]

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. Announces Dates For First Quarter 2017 Earnings Release and Earnings Call

Apr 18, 2017
- PLEASANTON, Calif., April 18, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) will announce its first quarter 2017 earnings results on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. A press release will be sent out at approximately 1:00 p.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) / 4:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). The Company will provide additional details on its first quarter 2017 performance and its outlook for the remainder of 2017 during a conference call and webcast presentation schedule[...]

Albertsons Companies and Blackhawk Network Work Together to Offer Shoppers More Flexible, Personal Gifting Options with Category Gift Cards

Apr 18, 2017
- Category gift cards offer shoppers benefits of merchant-specific and Visa gift cards combined PLEASANTON, Calif., April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network — a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network — today announced with partner Albertsons Companies that the grocer's shoppers have a new flexible and personal gifting option for spring and summer holidays. Category cards are gift cards that can be used where the Visa network is [...]

Blackhawk Network Announces New Incentives Business Name: Hawk Incentives

Mar 28, 2017
- PLEASANTON, Calif., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network—a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network—today announced a new identity for its incentives business: Hawk Incentives. Hawk Incentives is intended to support long-term growth strategies and to create efficiencies improving customer and partner experiences. Additionally, the positioning aligns with Blackhawk's retail and digital consumer business structure called Hawk Comme[...]

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. and JANA Partners Announce Addition of Two New Independent Directors to Board

Mar 20, 2017
- JANA Partners Agrees to Support All Nominees at 2017 Annual Meeting PLEASANTON, Calif., March 20, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) and JANA Partners LLC today announced that the Company will add two new independent directors to its Board of Directors, effective no later than April 24, 2017.  These two directors will be on Blackhawk’s slate of directors nominated for election to the Board of Directors at the Company’s 2017 Annual Meeting, along with eleve[...]

Blackhawk Network Expands International Digital Incentives and Rewards Card Portfolio

Mar 07, 2017
- Selection spans across numerous countries and territories to create one-stop shop for clients that must incent a diverse, global audience PLEASANTON, Calif., March 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network—a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network—today announced the expansion of its digital open- and closed-loop gift card incentive and rewards portfolio to better meet the needs of organizations that motivate and reward consumers, empl[...]

Blackhawk Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Financial Results

Feb 15, 2017
- PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 15, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:HAWK) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2016.             GAAP Results Q4'16 Q4'15   FY'16 FY'15 $ in millions except per share amounts           Operating Revenues $780.6 $756.4   $1,899.8 $1,801.[...]

Blackhawk Network Launches Same-Day Rebate Reward Fulfillment

Feb 10, 2017
- On-the-Spot Rewards™ allow utility and service provider technicians to fulfill consumer rebates during service calls LEWISVILLE, Texas, Feb. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network, a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network, today announced the launch of its first-ever rebate processing solution that allows consumers to qualify for and submit a utility-sponsored rebate, and receive a reward, on the same day. With this new On-the-Spo[...]

Using Branded Value to Drive Engagement and Incentivize Behavior: Blackhawk Network Partners with Upside, a New Business Travel Solution

Jan 17, 2017
- More than 50 gift card brands now available as incentives to encourage business travelers to make lower cost and flexible travel choices PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackhawk Network—a pioneer of gift cards, payments tools and rewards delivered via a robust and convenient network—today announced it has partnered with Upside, a business travel site. Upside—the latest travel innovation from Priceline Founder, Jay Walker—is a new online travel website that can save compan[...]

Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. Announces Dates for Fourth Quarter 2016 Earnings and Inaugural Financial Analyst and Investor Day

Jan 06, 2017
- PLEASANTON, Calif., Jan. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:HAWK) will announce its fourth quarter 2016 earnings results on Wednesday, February 15, 2017.  A press release will be issued at approximately 1:00 p.m. Pacific Standard Time (PST) / 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST).  The Company will host a conference call and webcast presentation to discuss the results Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. PST / 5:00 p.m. EST.  Joining the call will be Bla[...]

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