Based out of Pleasanton, California, Blackhawk Network is a corporate leader when it comes to business and consumer prepaid tools. Most acknowledged for their Gift Card Mall(TM) program, Blackhawk continues to expand its offerings to over half a billion consumers each month worldwide. Besides the retail prepaid card markets, Blackhawk also distributes its efforts throughout the telecom industry and online financial services. Currently, Blackhawk is also concentrating expansion efforts in the prepaid sector in six international markets including – Australia, Japan, France, Canada, Mexico and the United Kingdom. The Austrailian prepaid markets are a bright spot for Blackhawk as the gift card market is $2 billion (Austrailian) and entering a rapid growth phase.
Blackhawk Channels of Operation
The Consumer Retail channel is the shining star for Blackhawk as their Gift Card Mall(TM) has won national awards for innovation. Gift Card Mall’s ubiquitous presence can be found in exclusive big box department stores, convenience outlets, grocery stores, drug stores and specialty shops. Internet retailers can also take advantage of Blackhawk offerings through GiftCardMall.com with a large assortment of Mastercard and Visa platforms including custom branding, flexible services as well as reward and incentive initiatives. Product innovation, knowing the customer and response to changing market conditions are some of Blackhawk’s main objectives when it come to working with and developing product for customers.
Gift Card Mall continues to be a driving force in the Blackhawk Network product arena. Some gift cards offered through Gift Card Mall (retail and online) include – Chili’s restaurant, iTunes, Nordstroms, Starbucks, Barnes & Noble, Home Depot and Sears. NBA.com and MLB.com sports cards can also be purchased by prepaid customers online and in various locations. Online gaming and music downloading continue to grow as an entertainment choice by young and old alike and many of these prepaid cards can be found at Gift Card Mall. Wireless phone and telecom, ski resort and theme parks as well as Visa(R), American Express(R) and Mastercard(R) Open Loop (can be used just about anywhere) cards are also abundantly distributed throughout the Gift Card Mall. Besides GiftCardMall.com, other online prepaid partners include Amazon.com, eBay.com, Meijer.com, drugstore.com and Buy.com. If you are looking for a General Purpose Reloadable (GPR) prepaid Open Loop card, then you might want to look at the Blackhawk Network’s PayPower(TM) Reloadable Visa(R) card. With all of the flexibility and protection of a Visa, the PayPower card also provides customers smarter spending control features, no more interest rate accumulation or pesky overdraft fees. No credit check is required for the PayPower card and it can be found online or at various retail merchant partners.
|About Blackhawk Network
|Corporate Headquarters:||Pleasanton, CA|
|Address:||6220 Stoneridge Mall Road, Pleasanton, CA 94588|
Blackhawk Network Debit Cards
| Only1 Prepaid Visa Card
The Only1 Visa card is a prepaid debit card brought to you by the folks at Blackhawk Network and Metabank. You can purchase the Only1 debit Visa card in retail locations as well as online. The card comes with a number of unique features, such as Only1’s “MoneyShield” which allows you to enjoy even more security when making purchases online. Only1’s slogan is “It’s the Only1 you’ll ever need” – read our review, and see if you agree! Read More
| PayPower™ Visa® Prepaid Card
PayPower is a Visa prepaid debit card that you load and reload with cash and use for everyday purchases, giving you total control over your money. Purchase the card for $3.95 plus the load amount, then transfer the funds to the card by calling the toll free number on the back of the card, or by visiting www.paypower.com.