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Transaction Wireless Digital Gift Cards Come Into Their Own As Holiday Promotions Spur Sales, ‘Self-Giving’

Posted December 27th, 2013

Digital Gift Cards Come Into Their Own As Holiday Promotions Spur Sales, ‘Self-Giving’ Dec. 3, 2013 By John Stewart Only a few years old, digital gift cards are soaring in popularity as U.S. consumers head into the heart of the holiday shopping season. Total loads on the products will reach $1.3 billion for November and [...]

Transaction Wireless Breaks Transaction Volume Records for Cyber Monday With Triple Digit Increases Driven by their Robust Promotional Engine

Posted December 3rd, 2013

Transaction Wireless Breaks Transaction Volume Records for Cyber Monday With Triple Digit Increases Driven by their Robust Promotional Engine. San Diego, California, December 03, 2013 Transaction Wireless (TW), the global leader in providing electronic, mobile, social, and traditional plastic B2C and B2B gift cards via their patented enterprise technology platform, is proud to enable its [...]

Transaction Wireless, the pioneer and industry leader of digital gifting, has been awarded its 6th patent

Posted November 20th, 2013

Transaction Wireless, the pioneer and industry leader of digital gifting, has been awarded its 6th patent. November 20, 2013, San Diego, California Transaction Wireless (TW), the leading service provider in electronic, mobile, social, and traditional plastic B2C and B2B gift cards, today announced the issuance of U.S. Patent number 8554655 B2 entitled, Integration of Gift [...]

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Transaction Wireless’ own President and COO, Basil Abifaker has been selected as one of the Socaltech 50, a list of the 50 up-and-coming people in Southern California’s technology ecosystem

Posted November 20th, 2013

Announcing The Socaltech 50: Southern California’s Up-and-Comers Socaltech, November 19, 2013 We’re proud to announce the Socaltech 50, our list of the 50, up-and-coming people in Southern California’s technology ecosystem. Getting to this list was not easy: we received over 700 nominations for people to be considered on the list, and it took a lot [...]

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Transaction Wireless and Ceridian Stored Value Solutions (SVS) announce a strategic partnership

Posted October 10th, 2013

Transaction Wireless and Ceridian Stored Value Solutions (SVS) announce a strategic partnership Transaction Wireless and Ceridian Stored Value Solutions (SVS) announce a strategic partnership San Diego, California (PRWEB) October 07, 2013 Transaction Wireless (TW), a leading service provider in electronic, mobile, social, and traditional B2C and B2B gift cards, announced recently a strategic partnership with [...]

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Transaction Wireless is honored with the 2013 Ace Award

Posted August 22nd, 2013

Transaction Wireless is Awarded the 2013 Ace Award from the Incentive Gift Card Council at the Incentive Marketing Association’s Annual Summit Transaction Wireless is honored with the 2013 Ace Award San Diego, Calfornia (PRWEB) August 21, 2013 Transaction Wireless, a leading service provider in electronic, mobile, social, and traditional B2C and B2B gift cards was [...]

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TwoSmiles by HP on The Rachael Ray Show

Posted June 13th, 2013

TwoSmiles by HP was recently featured on a special Father’s Day episode of the Rachael Ray show, including details on how the greeting and gift card can be created, purchased and printed directly from home. The audience was also gifted with $50 SpaFinder Wellness gift cards powered by Transaction Wireless. To view the clip, visit [...]

Quick Takes from Around the Industry

Posted May 7th, 2013

Transaction Wireless provides virtual gift cards for new HP program. By combining the personalization that a greeting card provides, with the speed, flexibility and convenience of an online gift card, Transaction Wireless is able to create a compelling customer experience with TwoSmiles by HP. Read Full Article

Evolution Everywhere

Posted May 2nd, 2013

By Julie Ritzer Ross Electronic payments industry explodes with new developments in everything from social media marketed gift cards to city-sponsored debit/ID cards. In another twist, Transaction Wireless  Inc., a digital gift card and integrated marketing solutions provider, now has a second  U.S. patent for a proprietary feature of its  platform allowing consumers to display [...]

Transaction Wireless and HP Team Up for New On-the-Spot Gift Cards

Posted May 2nd, 2013

By Deanna Ting Digital gift card and integrated marketing solutions firm Transaction Wireless has partnered with HP to launch TwoSmiles by HP, a unique online greeting card and gift card program. With TwoSmiles by HP, an employer can deliver on-the-spot recognition in the form of personalized greeting cards and gift cards with ease. By choosing from a [...]

Transaction Wireless Provides Virtual Gift Cards for New HP Program

Posted May 2nd, 2013

Transaction Wireless’ technology is integrated into TwoSmiles to provide access to a variety of digital gift cards. Transaction Wireless, a global leader in digital gift cards and integrated marketing solutions, is working with HP as a partner for TwoSmiles —a unique offering that combines greeting and gift cards ideal for any holiday or special occasion. Customers [...]

Mobile Wallets Not Catching On, Yet

Posted April 23rd, 2013

By Dan Watkins As with all new payment technologies, mobile wallets will only be successful when consumers in large numbers adopt them. Thomas Niedbalski Jr., Senior Vice President, Business and Client Development at Transaction Wireless, said prominent mobile wallet aggregators have garnered only mixed results because consumers are simply not using them. Read Full Article

Gift Cards Go Virtual

Posted February 4th, 2013

By Lauri Giesen The gift card, the bedrock of the prepaid card world, is increasingly taking on digital form, cutting costs for merchants and adding to convenience for mobile phone-wielding customers. Indeed, Tom Niedbalski, senior vice president of business development for San Diego-based Transaction Wireless, a service provider for virtual gift cards, says he was surprised [...]

Square Draws a Circle Around Digital Gift Cards

Posted January 8th, 2013

Via the Print Issue: That could change soon. Companies that specialize in digital cards say they are about to tap a gold mine. We’ve found that no one’s waiting any more, everyone’s trying to figure out how to get into this space,” says Tom Niedbalski, senior vice president of business development at Transaction Wireless, a [...]

Digital Gifting Extends Into Christmas Day

Posted December 26th, 2012

By Patrick Seitz Last-minute holiday shopping spilled into Christmas Day as consumers went online en masse to buy digital gift cards. As expected, Monday — Christmas Eve — was the biggest day of the year for digital gift card purchases, according to Transaction Wireless, a provider of multichannel digital gift card services. But Christmas Day [...]

Truly Last-Minute Holiday Shopping Options for Deal Hunters

Posted December 26th, 2012

By Brad Tuttle Gift Cards Conveniently, the most requested gift this season—favored by 60% of consumers—is also among the easiest to buy: It’s the gift card, a range of which is probably available at your local supermarket and drugstore. The popularity of gift cards shouldn’t come as a surprise considering the rise of another holiday [...]

All-Digital Christmas Gift Guide For Procrastinators

Posted December 21st, 2012

By Patrick Seitz Stockholm-based Wrapp lets people send gift cards to their Facebook friends. News about the gifts can be shared on their Facebook timelines, and friends can redeem their gifts from a smartphone or printout from a computer. U.S. consumers will spend $110 billion on gift cards this year, with $3 billion coming from electronic [...]

Transaction Wireless Predicts December 24 to be Biggest Sales Day for Digital Gift Cards Based on Recent Trends

Posted December 20th, 2012

Last Minute Shoppers Coupled with Digital Consumers Contribute to Large Sales Day San Diego, Calif. (PRWEB) December 20, 2012  After a record-breaking Cyber Monday, Transaction Wireless, global leader in multi-channel digital gift cards and integrated marketing solutions, expects December 24, 2012 will be the biggest day of the year for digital gift card sales. With [...]

5 Cool Ways to Give E-Gift Cards

Posted December 12th, 2012

By Allie Johnson The old way to give a gift card: Pluck a piece of plastic from a rack at the supermarket, wrap it and stick it under the tree. The new way to give a gift card: Surprise the recipient with a gift via text message, Facebook or a festive e-card. Electronic gift cards [...]

Small But Thriving Digital Gift Card Niche

Posted December 11th, 2012

That could change soon. Companies that specialize in digital cards say they are about to tap a gold mine. “We’ve found that no one’s waiting any more, everyone’s trying to figure out how to get into this space,” says Tom Niedbalski, senior vice president of business development at Transaction Wireless, a San Diego company that provides [...]

Digital Gift Cards Ideal for Holiday Gifting, Says Transaction Wireless

Posted December 5th, 2012

By Deanna Ting Transaction Wireless, a global provider of multi-channel digital gift cards and integrated marketing solutions, is touting the benefits of digital gift cards over traditional plastic gift cards this holiday season. Digital gift cards, says Transaction Wireless, are much more convenient for holiday shoppers than traditional gifts or plastic gift cards. Last-minute shoppers [...]

’Tis the Season: Holidays to Drive Record Gift Card Sales

Posted December 5th, 2012

By Kate Fitzgerald Gift cards will reign supreme again as the No. 1 item consumers want to receive this holiday season, and sales of gift cards are projected to surge in all categories, driving a record 1 billion gift cards sold during November and December. Consumers will load a total of $43.2 billion in funds [...]

Mobile Gift Cards: Coming to a Holiday Wish List Near You

Posted November 27th, 2012

By Liana Arnold If you’ve been to a sporting event or concert in recent years, heck, if you’ve ever had a Blackberry, you know how simple it is to scan a barcode from a smartphone. So, it should come as no surprise that mobile gift cards appear to be the next big thing in gift [...]

A Virtual Reality: New Trends in Mobile Gift Card Delivery

Posted November 12th, 2012

Mobile gift cards were hotter than ever in 2012 and the trend shows no sign of slowing down in the new year. The technology behind mobile gift cards is becoming ever more advanced: instant delivery, advanced tracking capabilities for program administrators, and endlessly customizable cards are just some of the distinct advantages that mobile gift [...]

Transaction Wireless and SVM Europe Expand

Posted October 9th, 2012

Greater Distribution of E-Codes for International Gift Cards Transaction Wireless, a provider of digital gift card solutions, and SVM Europe, a provider of gift cards and prepaid cards for businesses, have expanded their European customer portfolio with the following brands: HMV – the UK and Ireland’s leading entertainment brand Hotel Voucher Shop – one of [...]

Mobile Gift Cards: Major Push On for the ‘Cooler’ Gift Card

Posted August 7th, 2012

In a recent survey, roughly 15% of U.S. retailers offer digital gift cards that are truly mobile—meaning they can be used immediately for a purchase via smartphone. A major growth spurt for mobile gift cards seems to be in the works. In the same survey, 61% of retailers said they plan on offering such cards [...]

Transaction Wireless Secures Patent for New Digital Gift Card Activation Process

Posted August 1st, 2012

Transaction Wireless last week announced a new patented technology that enables digital gift cards to be activated only when the intended recipient clicks on a pre-specified link or button. Without the link, the gift card holds no monetary value, which means that liability, risk, and the potential for fraud are dramatically reduced for both retailers [...]

More retailers plan to offer gift cards that mobile shoppers can use

Posted August 1st, 2012

Many retailers appear poised to adopt digital gift cards that consumers can order and redeem using their smartphones. That is the finding from an Aberdeen Group study of 100 retailers that found 61% of the merchants plan to offer mobile gift cards over the next three years. Consumers can order digital gift cards from retailers’ e-commerce or m-commerce [...]

Research report: Most retailers plan to use mobile gift cards

Posted July 31st, 2012

Research released by Transaction Wireless and Aberdeen Group, which examined the benefits of mobile and digital gifting and emerging trends in mobile and social frontiers, found a shift toward digital gifting. In fact, online gift cards have risen to prominence in the past few years and now are used by nearly one-third (28%) of retailers. [...]

Researchers track shift to digital gifting

Posted July 30th, 2012

Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announced the launch of its latest white paper, entitled “Digital Gift Cards: A Growing Trend with Mobile and Social as the New Frontiers.” The white paper – which features a study conducted at the end of 2011 and was commissioned with Aberdeen Group, a [...]

Research report: Most retailers plan to use mobile gift cards

Posted July 27th, 2012

Research released Thursday by Transaction Wireless and Aberdeen Group, which examined the benefits of mobile and digital gifting and emerging trends in mobile and social frontiers, found a shift toward digital gifting. In fact, online gift cards have risen to prominence in the past few years and are now used by nearly a third (28%) [...]

Transaction Wireless Awarded Third Patent For Latest Digital Gift Card Innovation

Posted July 27th, 2012

New patented gift card activation technology from Transaction Wireless to reduce risk of fraud for retailers and consumers Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announces it has been awarded its third patent, United States Patent No. 8200544, for innovation in closed loop digital gift cards. The new patented technology enables [...]

E-commerce investments have popped sharply up in recent years (analysis)

Posted April 16th, 2012

The e-commerce industry has broadened in scope in recent years. Originally confined to transaction activity between large financial institutions, e-commerce then expanded in the 1970s and 1980s to include what was termed “EDI” (Electronic Data Interchange) between large companies who could afford the dedicated computing power and related IT department. Since the rise of the [...]

An Online World for Retailers and Catalog Merchants

Posted April 5th, 2012

For incentive programs, print catalogs led the way more than a decade ago. Now, as egifting has come to the fore, all the talk is about mobile and social. Smart retailers and catalog merchants are leveraging the synergy among mobile and social gifting and online catalogs. Coupled with virtual gift cards, electronic catalogs clearly are [...]

‘Virtual’ Gift Cards: Choices and Challenges

Posted April 4th, 2012

It is no surprise that gift cards have remained one of the most popular gift items among consumers. According to Michael Hursta, Vice President of payment transaction firm First Data Prepaid Services, the gift card market is growing at least as fast as the general consumer spending market. The latest trend in gift cards, the [...]

Transaction Wireless Launches Online B2B Storefront

Posted March 28th, 2012

Transaction Wireless, the San Diego, CA-based provider of digital gift card solutions, has unveiled a new B2B online storefront. The new portal allows retailers to provide business and incentive purchasers to order and deliver bulk and single-issue digital and traditional plastic gift cards. Many of Transaction Wireless’ current retail clients will be implementing the B2B [...]

Transaction Wireless Announces Self-Serve Online B2B Gift Card Storefront

Posted March 14th, 2012

Transaction Wireless clients to begin deploying online B2B Storefronts to benefit retailers and purchasers in Q2 Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announced that it has released its B2B Storefront, which allows retailers to provide business and incentive purchasers with an online store to order and deliver bulk and single [...]

Applebee’s and Transaction Wireless team for Facebook app

Posted March 13th, 2012

Las Vegas — Digital gift card solution-provider Transaction Wireless said Tuesday that Applebee’s expanded its offering with the Transaction Wireless platform to provide its sports fans with personalized digital gift cards as part of its “Catch the Game” invite application on Facebook. The app is timed to launch in concert with the March Madness NCAA [...]

Domino’s offering eGift digital cards

Posted March 13th, 2012

Domino’s Pizza has chosen Transaction Wireless, a provider of digital gift card solutions, to enhance its gift card program to offer both eGift and traditional plastic gift cards on the Domino’s website. Gift cards can be personalized with an image, audio and text to be delivered through email, mobile and mail, and can incorporate social [...]

Customer Loyalty and Prepaid Go Mobile

Posted March 12th, 2012

Digital Gift Cards Change Everything Welcome to the new world order of customer loyalty and incentive programs where virtual prepaid gift cards meet mobile wallet applications and geolocation technology is thrown in for good measure. There’s nothing new about prepaid cards playing a central role in customer loyalty programs. For many years, consumers could trade [...]

Transaction Wireless Launches B2B Storefront

Posted March 9th, 2012

Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announced that it has released its B2B Storefront, which allows retailers to provide business and incentive purchasers with an online store to order and deliver bulk and single issue digital and traditional plastic gift cards. The B2B Storefront will automate registration and related back [...]

Digital Gifting in the B2B Space

Posted February 10th, 2012

The holiday season has always been a good time to recognize employees and thank clients for their business. Research studies show that the majority of people value recognition and rewards even more than money. In the past, the business to business (B2B) rewards and incentive space was dominated by merchandise such as sports gear, electronics, [...]

Sport Chalet Adds Personalization Capability to Digital Gift Cards

Posted December 22nd, 2011

Sport Chalet is enhancing its gift card offerings by adding personalization options of images, text and audio messages. The personalization can be part of an electronic gift card itself, or be delivered with the recipient notification for a plastic gift card. The retailer can also use the notifications, which are powered by the Transaction Wireless cloud-based [...]

Sport Chalet Selects Transaction Wireless To Deliver Personalized Plastic And E-Gift Cards For The Holidays

Posted December 21st, 2011

Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announced that Sport Chalet, a leader in the specialty retail sector, has selected the Transaction Wireless cloud-based gift card platform to deliver personalized plastic and e-gift cards with added marketing capabilities to drive digital promotional campaigns when delivering notifications to gift card recipients. Sport [...]

Sport Chalet selects Transaction Wireless to deliver e-gift cards

Posted December 21st, 2011

San Diego – Transaction Wireless announced that Sport Chalet has selected the Transaction Wireless cloud-based gift card platform to deliver personalized plastic and e-gift cards with added marketing capabilities to drive digital promotional campaigns when delivering notifications to gift card recipients. Sport Chalet plastic and e-gift cards can be purchased on its online site or [...]

Red Robin Ramps up Mobile Gift Card Tech During Holidays

Posted December 14th, 2011

Red Robin International, a casual dining restaurant chain focused on serving an innovative selection of high-quality gourmet burgers in a family-friendly atmosphere, has selected Transaction Wireless to power its B2B and B2C gift card program and promotional activities around the holiday season. With Transaction Wireless, Red Robin will be able to offer its customers last minute [...]

Finish Line launches new gift card program

Posted December 8th, 2011

Transaction Wireless, a provider of digital gift card solutions, as teamed with Finish Line, a retailer of athletic shoes, apparel and accessories, to power e-gift cards on the Finish Line website, Facebook page and mobile storefront. The gift cards can be personalized with a photo and unique text and audio messages, making it a customized [...]

Transaction Wireless Adds Finish Line eGift Cards for the Holidays

Posted December 8th, 2011

Transaction Wireless, the San Diego, CA-based provider of digital gift card solutions, has been tapped by Finish Line, a premium retailer of athletic shoes, apparel, and accessories, to power the egift cards on Finish Line’s website, Facebook page, and mobile storefront. The ecards can be personalized with photos and unique text and audio messages, and [...]

Buffalo Wild Wings bolsters mobile strategy with ads, gift cards

Posted November 30th, 2011

By Lauren Johnson Fast-casual restaurant Buffalo Wild Wings is furthering its plunge into mobile by using mobile advertising and gift cards. Buffalo Wild Wings is running mobile ads that tie in with social and location-based services for a football season-themed campaign. The company is also using digital gift cards that are powered with mobile solution [...]

Buca di Beppo Unwraps Digital Gift Cards

Posted November 14th, 2011

By Amanda Baltazar Gift card revenue is expected to dramatically increase at Buca di Beppo this holiday season, thanks to the implementation of digital gift cards.

Latest trends in gift cards are virtual, mobile

Posted November 14th, 2011

By Janna Herron Lazy and/or last minute shopper? To give these you don’t need to leave the couch Last-minute couch-potato shoppers rejoice! It’s become a whole lot easier to send gift cards almost instantly. Six big-name retailers and one major credit card issuer have rolled out e-gift cards, according to Bankrate.com’s 2011 Gift Card Survey, [...]

Will Digital Gift Cards Click?

Posted November 9th, 2011

By Bob Krummert Cloud-based digital gifting platforms sound complicated, but you get cash fast with no work. Now that the holiday gift-buying season is about to hit high gear, it might be time to investigate whether the promise of digital gift cards cheaper (for you) and more convenient (for both you and your customers) matches [...]

Mobile Gift Cards: The ‘Cooler’ Gift Card – Fox Business

Posted November 8th, 2011

By LaRita Heet Published October 28, 2011 | CreditCards.com This year, holiday shoppers can say goodbye to plastic gift card hassles and hello  to mobile gift cards. Mobile gift cards — the “cooler, more sophisticated, and smarter cousin to the gift card,” according to one expert — are simply gift cards consumers can use on [...]

Buca Di Beppo teams with Transaction Wireless for digital gift cards

Posted November 1st, 2011

November 1, 2011 | By Katherine Field Boccaccio San Diego – Digital gift card solution-provider Transaction Wireless said Tuesday that restaurant chain Buca di Beppo has selected Transaction Wireless to power its digital gift card program. The cloud-based digital gifting platform will enable Buca di Beppo, which is owned by Planet Hollywood International, to leverage [...]

Mobile Gift Cards: The ‘Cooler’ Gift Card

Posted October 26th, 2011

Get, send and use your gift cards via cell phone apps, text or email By LaRita Heet This year, holiday shoppers can say goodbye to plastic gift card hassles and hello to mobile gift cards. Mobile gift cards — the “cooler, more sophisticated and smarter cousin to the gift card,” according to one expert — [...]

Cracker Barrel Offering Digital Gift Cards

Posted September 15th, 2011

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store has announced its new digital gift card program, which offers gift card buyers more choices in appearance, denomination and speed of delivery. According to the company, the electronic version of Cracker Barrel’s traditional plastic gift cards lets purchasers add personal messages and images, schedule delivery of the card for a [...]

In Digital Gift Cards, Transaction Wireless Enters the Scene

Posted September 15th, 2011

By William Ng In the past two years, Incentive has been following digital gift cards and several ecard platform providers as they expand in both the consumer and business-to-business markets. One company that is now making a presence is San Diego-based Transaction Wireless. Founded in late 2006, the ecard platform company spent the last several [...]

Digital Gift Cards Ready for Cracker Barrel Gift-Givers

Posted September 14th, 2011

Includes Ability to Add Personalized Messages and Photos LEBANON, TN (September 14, 2011) Technology meets nostalgia on new Cracker Barrel Old Country Store digital gift cards, and the company says the result offers gift card buyers more choices in appearance, denomination and speed of delivery. The electronic version of Cracker Barrel’s traditional plastic gift cards [...]

Guests Win Big When Applebee’s & ESPN Hook Up for Football on Mondays

Posted September 13th, 2011

Watch Football at Applebee’s, Check in via Facebook Places for a Chance to Win an ESPN Experience Package; Plus 600 Instant Winners Will Win Applebee’s Digital Gift Cards LENEXA, KS, Sep 12, 2011 — The next best thing to online chats with virtual friends about football is hanging out with them in person at your [...]

PCI Level 1 Compliance Received by Transaction Wireless

Posted August 25th, 2011

By Carolyn J Dawson Payment Card Industry or PCI Level 1 Certification has been achieved by Transaction Wireless. For the first time, the PCI Data Security Standard or DSS v2.0 has been met by a digital gift card provider. Transactions Wireless’ continued commitment to ensuring the highest level of data security for its customers is [...]

Transaction Wireless First Cloud-Based Digital Gift Card Platform To Earn Highest PCI Level 1 Compliance

Posted August 25th, 2011

Transaction Wireless achieves highest and most difficult level of compliance with recent PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) to meet latest industry requirements Certification marks Transaction Wireless’ dedication to customer excellence and commitment to ensuring the highest level of data security for its customers

Transaction Wireless Cloud-based Digital Gift Card Platform Earns PCI Level 1 Compliance

Posted August 25th, 2011

Transaction Wireless, a provider of digital gift card solutions, announced it has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Compliance. Transaction Wireless is one of the first digital gift card providers to meet the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) v2.0, which is a part of the latest industry compliance requirements that also incorporate cloud-based platforms.

Transaction Wireless First Cloud-Based Digital Gift Card Platform to Earn Highest PCI Level 1 Compliance

Posted August 24th, 2011

Transaction Wireless achieves highest and most difficult level of compliance with recent PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) to meet latest industry requirements Certification marks Transaction Wireless’ dedication to customer excellence and commitment to ensuring the highest level of data security for its customers

Transaction Wireless First Cloud-Based Digital Gift Card Platform To Earn Highest PCI Level 1 Compliance

Posted August 23rd, 2011

Transaction Wireless is the first digital gifting platform to be certified on PCI DSS v2.0. The latest standard was created in order to provide greater clarity on requirements, better manage evolving threats, improve merchant flexibility and keep pace with recent changes in industry best practices. Transaction Wireless’ patented digital gifting platform offers B2C and B2B [...]

Transaction Wireless First Cloud-Based Digital Gift Card Platform to Earn Highest PCI Level 1 Compliance

Posted August 23rd, 2011

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 23, 2011 — Transaction Wireless, the leading provider of digital gift card solutions, today announces it has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Certification. Transaction Wireless is one of the first digital gift card providers to meet the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) v2.0, which is a part of the latest [...]

Transaction Wireless Receives PCI Compliance

Posted August 23rd, 2011

Digital Gift Card Platform Meets Industry Requirements SAN DIEGO, CA (August 23, 2011) Transaction Wireless, provider of digital gift card solutions, has achieved Payment Card Industry (PCI) Level 1 Certification. Transaction Wireless now meets the PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) v2.0, which is a part of the latest industry compliance requirements that also incorporate cloud-based [...]

Mobile Users Want to Include Gift Card Utilization on Their Phones

Posted March 3rd, 2011

IEWY News - March, 2011 This article indicated that a majority (64 percent) of consumers surveyed would use gift cards and coupons delivered directly to their mobile phones, led by Chinese respondents (94 percent) Korean respondents (91 percent) and Indian respondents (76 percent).

Applebee’s and American Eagle Boost Revenue Via Valentine’s Day Mobile Gift Cards

Posted February 28th, 2011

Flippocket.com – February 9, 2011 Applebees, American Eagle boost revenue via Valentine’s Day mobile gift cards Applebees launches Valentine’s Day-themed mobile gift cards Applebees, American Eagle, AMC Theatres, Blockbuster, Bass Pro Shops and SpaFinder are driving revenue by offering Valentine’s Day digital gift cards that are redeemable via mobile. Transaction Wireless, a provider of virtual [...]

The Phone Delivers Gift Cards…

Posted November 24th, 2010

By Roger Cheng November 24, 2010 This holiday season, there will be one gift consumers will never see in a store: a mobile gift card. You now can exchange mobile gift cards via an email or text message on your smartphone. To redeem them, just flash the phone’s screen at the register to pay, or [...]

Will Consumers Go For Wireless Gift Cards?

Posted September 19th, 2010


By Mike Freeman
Sunday, September 19, 2010 at 8:49 a.m.

The wireless industry has been talking about the mobile wallet for years, where consumers swipe their cell phones at a retailer’s check out to make a purchase — just like they do now with credit cards.

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Mobile-Couponing Interest Brews As Market Awaits NFC’s Arrival

Posted March 24th, 2010

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By Kate Fitzgerald

Two-way information transfers still may be out of merchants’ reach, but experiments in mobile couponing through NFC and lower-tech alternatives are on the rise.


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Mobile Wallets’ Getting Dialed In

Posted February 11th, 2010

Now showing on cell phones — movie tickets, gift cards, coupons and airline tickets.
Retailers and technology companies nationwide are increasingly making commerce mobile, embracing the cell phone as an electronic replacement for paper coupons or plastic gift cards. It’s moving the world ever closer toward the “mobile wallet,” in which most transactions are conducted on wireless phones.

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PowerPay Taps Transaction Wireless to Enable Mobile Payments

Posted January 8th, 2010

Electronic payments company PowerPay has partnered with Transaction Wireless, a mobile payments and marketing company, to enable credit card payments via the mobile Web.

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Bass Pro Hires Transaction Wireless for Mobile Card Program (sbj.net)

Posted November 13th, 2009

Springfield-based Bass Pro Shops entered an agreement with San Diego-based Transaction Wireless for the creation of a comprehensive mobile gift card program using Transaction Wireless’ patent-pending wGiftCard technology.

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Bass Pro Shops Hires Transaction Wireless for Mobile Gift Card Program (DMNews)

Posted November 12th, 2009

Outdoor retailer Bass Pro Shops has tapped mobile commerce and marketing firm Transaction Wireless to create its first mobile gift card program, which will go live in next year’s first quarter.

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