SOURCE: Blackhawk Networks

Blackhawk Networks

December 07, 2011 10:25 ET

Blackhawk Network Launches Gift Card Mall™ in QuikTrip Locations Nationwide

Leading Convenience Store and Gasoline Retailer to Provide New Gift Card Offering

PLEASANTON, CA--(Marketwire - Dec 7, 2011) - Blackhawk Network, a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses, today announced it has partnered with QuikTrip Corporation, a prominent convenience store and gasoline retailer, to offer its award-winning Gift Card Mall in over 500 QuikTrip locations nationwide.

The product line in QuikTrip stores includes a wide variety of popular gift cards, digital content cards and telecom prepaid cards. Gift Card Mall gives consumers more options when shopping for dining, fashion, sports and entertainment gift cards from the industry's most desired brands.

"QuikTrip is a valuable addition to our ever-growing network of alliance partners in the convenience store sector," said Talbott Roche, president, Blackhawk Network. "Our customers now have convenience and choice when visiting their local QuikTrip store and shopping Gift Card Mall's wide selection of prepaid offerings."

"The addition of Gift Card Mall to QuikTrip locations will enhance our customers' shopping experience and save them time," said Mike Thornbrugh at QuikTrip. "Our partnership with Blackhawk Network will provide consumers with a quick and easy solution for all their gifting and telecom needs."

The partnership with QuikTrip is yet another recent expansion of Blackhawk Network's network of leading grocery stores, big box, convenience, pharmacy and specialty stores.

About QuikTrip
QuikTrip Corporation is a privately held company headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Founded in 1958, QuikTrip has grown to a $9 billion company with 583 stores in 9 major metropolitan areas. Those revenues place QuikTrip high on the Forbes listing of largest privately held companies. QuikTrip's strategy is to be the dominant convenience/gasoline retailer in each market, and to reach that level not through sheer numbers of stores, but through key, high-volume locations. With over 10,000 employees, Fortune magazine has ranked QuikTrip high on the list of Best Companies To Work for the last nine years. QuikTrip also gives back to the communities it serves, donating 5% of net profits to charitable organizations.

About Blackhawk Network
Blackhawk Network, a subsidiary of Safeway Inc., is a leading provider of prepaid and financial payments products for consumers and businesses. The company's Gift Card Mall™ offers the industry's most popular prepaid gift card and telecom products. Gift Card Mall reaches more than 165 million people each week through a network of leading grocery stores, big box, convenience, pharmacy, and specialty stores and is available through Internet retailers including GiftCardMall.com. Blackhawk Network's business solutions include reward and incentive programs that offer choice and flexibility through a wide array of card brands, custom designed Visa® prepaid cards and fulfillment options

Headquartered in Pleasanton, California, Blackhawk Network Inc. has offices in the United States, Australia, Canada, France, Mexico and the United Kingdom. For more information about Blackhawk Network visit www.blackhawknetwork.com and www.giftcardmall.com.
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Contact Information

  • Contact:
    Christina Witz
    MWW Group for Blackhawk Network
    213-405-3797
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