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10/29/2019 10:18:39 AM
LONDON, England –29 October 2019 – Tesco For Business has today launched several eGifts in response to recent demand for a wider range of priced and themed instant incentives.

The new eGifts can be bought in bulk by companies wanting to reward or incentivise employees and existing customers, or attract new ones.

The denominations of the new eGifts start from as little as £2 (for a sandwich), £3 (for a meal deal) or £10 (for dine in for two - Tesco Finest); ideal for businesses that want to offer rewards and incentives little and often, those that are on a low budget – or perhaps those looking to top up employee subsistence.

The eGifts can be themed to suit specific calendar or business dates. For Q4 2019, there is a £50 Christmas dinner eGift, which has been created for businesses to give employees a seasonal gift – while maximising the UK’s trivial benefit tax exemption.

The eGifts are distributed using the Blackhawk proprietary ‘CashStar’ B2B platform which are then valid for use in any Tesco store nationwide. Some exclusions apply. Please see terms and conditions below.

Chris Ford, Director of Sales, Blackhawk Network, says: “Digital and instant rewards are growing in popularity. The low price point sandwich and meal deal eGift make great solutions for customer and employee incentives and rewards. We’re seeing some real interest around companies looking to surprise and delight their customers or looking to change behaviour. These eGifts can be emailed instantly and redeemed the same day.”

Ban Mahsoub, Head of Gift Cards, Tesco Bank said: “We’re delighted to announce the new eGifts that have been developed in partnership with Blackhawk Network. Demand for digital and instant gifting is increasing and our new eGift solution will support that growing market; we anticipate they will have high appeal to our Tesco for Business customers.”

Tesco was one of the first UK supermarkets to launch a digital gift card service in 2015, providing corporate customers with the opportunity to buy eGift cards in any volume, for a variety of purposes, including employee reward, customer loyalty and marketing programmes.

The new Tesco eGifts are available now. Please contact the team on 0345 6000 968 or visit https://www.tescoforbusiness.com/

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Terms and Conditions
Tesco Gift Cards are issued by Tesco Stores Limited, Registered No. 0519500. Registered Office: Tesco House, Kestrel Way, Shire Park, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire. AL7 1GA. Gift cards should be treated like cash. Lost or stolen gift cards cannot be replaced. Redeem at any UK Tesco store. Excludes purchases from Tesco Petrol Stations. You can check your available balance at any Tesco store or by calling 03450 757 757. Gift cards cannot be exchanged for cash or credit. The card and balance will expire five years from purchase or last use. Damaged, altered or cancelled cards will not be accepted.

For details of our standard terms and conditions and FAQ’s visit www.tescoforbusiness.com. Sales of Tesco Gift Cards made via this website are managed by Blackhawk Network Europe.

About Blackhawk Network
Blackhawk Network delivers branded payment programs to meet our partners’ business objectives. We collaborate with our partners to innovate, translating market trends in branded payments to increase reach, loyalty and revenue. With a presence in over 26 countries, we reliably execute branded payment programs in over 100 countries worldwide. Join us as we shape the future of global branded payments.

Blackhawk is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. For more information, please visit www.blackhawknetwork.com.