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Black Friday Shopping During a Pandemic

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
The biggest shopping season, Black Friday, is getting a pandemic makeover. This year, many major retailers are starting their sales earlier and ending them later. Traditionally, Black Friday this year would begin on November 27th and last till Cyber Monday, although due to the pandemic, retailers are forced to adjust things to adapt to the new normal. Companies are looking for ways to avoid large gatherings at stores on Friday after U.S. Thanksgiving by providing more buying, pickup, and..
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Topics: Point of Sale, Loyalty, Gift Cards

How Technology Can Keep Your Restaurant Staff Safe This..

Some restaurants, like Toronto’s Box’d, have even created fully automated experiences that eliminate all interactions between staff and customers. But restaurants don’t have to go that far to ensure the safety of both staff and customers.
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Topics: News

­­­Why Every Small Business Needs a Gift Card Program!

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
When you are a small business owner, every decision matters - who to hire, what strategy to deploy, location to choose, to name a few. All of these have an impact on your potential for future success. You want to maximize your chances of making a profit so you can build a thriving business. But even with the perfect location, great website, and social media in place, are you genuinely ready to maximize each the chance of making a sale?
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Topics: Gift Cards

Restaurant Owners: It’s Time to Cut Your Menu!

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Food waste has always been a concern to restaurant owners, but many cannot afford any waste throughout the pandemic. The importance of understanding margins and analyzing ways to reduce your menu has never been so vital for the lifeline to many restaurants. While many have increased the cost of individual dishes, others have reduced their menu list to serve specific items that have performed well throughout the pandemic.
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Topics: Point of Sale

Costa Coffee Launches Online Promotion using Givex - ‘Free..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
LONDON, UK – A special treat for all coffee lovers! Costa Coffee has launched a new promotion enabling you to get more of what you love from every gift card. From 19th October until 2nd November 2020, whenever you buy a £20 Costa Coffee gift card online, it will come with a £5 bonus.
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Topics: Loyalty, News

Drive Sales Through Promotional Cards!

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Want a piece of a $698.2 billion industry? It's that time again! The season of gift-giving is upon us but with a twist due to the pandemic. Businesses will find that customer behavior has shifted, and one must adapt to succeed. We are here to help you drive sales even if you are functioning online only.
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Topics: Gift Cards

Featured in The Globe and Mail - The Ultimate Contactless..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Our client, Box'd, has been in the headlines for a few months as they are the first fully automated restaurant in Canada. As time has passed, the design and technology suite we've created has shown to have many built-in pandemic benefits. It requires minimal customer-facing staff, very few physical contacts, and enables scheduled pickups so that customer doesn't have to wait in a long line up.
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Topics: Point of Sale, News

Gift Card Season is Around the Corner! Here are 3 Tips on..

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Only 11 more Mondays until Christmas! As this holiday season rolls around the corner, gift cards will be flying off the racks! Gift cards are one of the best Christmas presents to give as they offer the giftee the ability to choose from a variety of products ensuring it to be something that they will love! Due to the versatility of gift cards, they are suitable for any industry or business. Make sure you order your gift cards early to beat the rush and panic this holiday season by ensuring that..
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Topics: Gift Cards

Why Your Restaurant Needs a Mobile App

Posted by Sonya Hoshmand
Restaurants have seen operations shift throughout the pandemic, resulting in many adopting technology to smoothen the transition, from presenting QR codes, online ordering sites to mobile apps.
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Topics: online ordering