Blackhawk Network GmbH is a subsidiary of Blackhawk Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HAWK), one of the worldwide leading companies in the areas of prepaid products and payment. It supports the sale and distribution of gift cards, prepaid telecommunication products and financial products through a multitude of channels, including retail trade, incentives and digital channels.
Blackhawk Network GmbH was founded in Cologne in 2007 under the name Retailo AG and became a part of Blackhawk Network in December 2013, as a leading multi-channel distributor of vouchers in Europe.
Blackhawk Network GmbH maintains a network of over 50,000 points of sale at retail outlets (gas stations, lottery agencies, supermarkets, drugstores, and bank branches) in Germany, Switzerland and Austria where gift cards for over 100 well-known brands such as Douglas, IKEA, Saturn, iTunes, Google Play, Zalando or Amazon.de are sold. In addition, the company offers a separate payment area for e-money products such as rechargeable prepaid credit cards, web shop solutions, smartphone and social media apps, as well as individual solutions for business clients.
Innovative eBusiness Solutions
In addition to the “offline“ distribution in gas stations, lottery kiosks, supermarkets and banks, Blackhawk Network GmbH is increasingly relying on distributive channels in the online world: In addition to the web shop Geschenkkartenwelt.de Blackhawk Network GmbH also offers the opportunity to gift electronic vouchers via e-mail, SMS or MMS through giftmobile.com or social media apps. Deutsche Kreditbank AG (DKB) and Blackhawk Network GmbH offer the opportunity to buy digital vouchers of a number of internet banking providers. The Payment division supplies many thousand points of sale in German, Austria and Switzerland with prepaid credit cards, rechargeable online shopping cards and CINEMA vouchers on the basis of e-money. Find all of these new products on www.jokerkartenwelt.de.
Customised solutions for business clients
The use of voucher solutions gains more and more prevalence in companies. That is why Blackhawk Engagement Solutions GmbH bundles the b2b business areas of the multi-channel gift card distributor. As a full service provider Blackhawk Engagement offers individual voucher and credit card solutions for the areas Marketing, Sales and HR.
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