Why should I sell via a reseller? You will cannibalise my business! You cost too much!

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By Caroline Watson – Managing Director, Voucherline.com, TheGiftCardCentre.co.uk & Reward Panda.co.uk These are just a few of the objections I have listened to in my nearly 25-year-old career in the world of gift vouchers, then gift cards and now digital too. I am a passionate old salesperson and marketeer. I remember when I started selling newspaper […]

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Supporting through Covid-19

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By Ben Jones – Partner & Affiliate Director, Sodexo Engage 2020 has been a bit of a bumpy ride, to say the least, and the spread of Covid-19 is unsettling for so many of us. It’s having a huge impact on our general wellbeing, with many of us worrying about our health, families, finances and […]

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Virgin Experience Days: “Experiences are where life happens – and we’re set to help satisfy pent up consumer demand.”

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Experiences were unfortunate enough to find themselves in the eye of the Coronavirus storm. Shuttered indefinitely, the industry showed immense resilience and creativity to ride out lockdown and get itself ‘new normal’ ready. Now poised to reopen, the future looks bright despite uncertainty. While people adjusted remarkably to a lot of things staying at home, […]

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The Future is Digital

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By Matt Howe – Managing Director, Blackhawk Network, Europe It’s fair to say that 2020 probably isn’t the year that many of us imagined. I still find the interruption to our daily lives fascinating – to have gone from a bustling world of activity to a completely new normal in as little as four months […]

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Lockdown drilldown – a Savvy view

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By Eoin Whyte – Sales Director, Savvy It was interesting to hear updated retail market forecasts from KPMG and Global Data last week on our first GCVA Connect member’s online meeting. The impact of Covid19 is scarcely comprehensible and going by the forecasts we heard from Don and Joe last week, the operating principle now […]

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