As of March 1st, 2016 the Advano GmbH is called Blackhawk Engagement Solutions GmbH. In implementing this change, the experts for custom-made solutions for sales promotion and employee incentives from Cologne now also show their affiliation with one of the global industry leaders in this area in their name.
Change of top management at Cologne-based gift card and prepaid specialist. In the coming year Uwe Stoffel, one of the company founders, will leave his position as Managing Director of Blackhawk Network GmbH. Roland Stromenger assumes responsibility for his duties.
Retailo now shows in its name its affiliation with Blackhawk Network Holdings, Inc., a worldwide leading distributor of prepaid products and prepaid solutions. As of September 1, the company from Cologne will operate under the name Blackhawk Network GmbH.
Blackhawk Network Acquires Germany-Based Prepaid Leader Retailo as Part of Ongoing International Expansion Strategy. Deal brings Blackhawk’s retail network to over 40,000 retail locations in world’s 4th largest economy
As of now, PENNY offers customers in 2,300 stores across Germany a further service that makes shopping even more attractive: Retailo gift cards customers can use to buy gift cards of well-known partners like Amazon.de, Zalando, IKEA, Nintendo, or Toys"R"Us.
Gift card specialist Retailo is steadily extending its JOKER card family. 183 Cineplex, CineStar, Kinopolis and UCI Kinowelt cinemas accept the KINO gift card. The rechargeable JOKER MasterCard and the virtual JOKER Online MasterCard can be used for payment at 32 million MasterCard points of acceptance around the world or on the Internet.
KINO vouchers combine excitement, powerful emotions and total freedom of choice in one gift for the first time. Four of the main German cinema chains totalling 183 cinemas and over 1,200 screens all over Germany accept KINO vouchers in payment for tickets, snacks and drinks.