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Univision Mastercard Prepaid Card Hits Walmart Shelves

Univision Mastercard Prepaid Card is now available in approximately 300 Walmart stores in California, Texas and Florida. The move is part of the brand’s continued expansion into retail spaces in prominently Hispanic regions.

Spafinder Improves Gifting Options ahead of Holidays

Spafinder, a marketing, gifting, incentives and rewards brand owned by Blackhawk Network, has unveiled new gift card technology, expanded distribution and additional partner services to make giving the gift of spa and beauty experiences easier for consumers and businesses.

Bento for Business Names Jeff Pomeroy VP of Product

Blackhawk Network veteran Jeff Pomeroy has joined the Pay Award-winning Bento for Business, a provider of employee expense management solutions for small businesses, as vice president of product.

Blackhawk Network Takes Lotto Tickets Mobile

The chance to win big is going mobile. Using live ticket technology from Linq3, Blackhawk Network will give grocery shoppers the ability to purchase mobile-enabled tickets for big jackpot games, such as Powerball and Mega Millions, in the checkout line.

Earnings Roundup: Amex, BofA, Blackhawk, Visa

It was a busy week for second- and fiscal third-quarter earnings reports, with American Express, Bank of America and Visa all beating Wall Street expectations, and Blackhawk Network, which also beat analyst predictions, talking international growth, double-digit digital gift card sales and new partner Target set to roll out in Q3.

Blackhawk Beefs up Specialty Gift Cards with Grocer Albertsons

Blackhawk Network has launched a gift card program with grocery chain Albertsons that promises to give shoppers more options for “spring and summer holidays” such as Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, Blackhawk said. The program focuses on category gift cards that run via the Visa payment network.

Blackhawk Renames Incentives Division

Blackhawk Network has given its incentives business a new identity, renaming it Hawk Incentives, which includes products and services formerly part of Blackhawk Engagement Solutions and the prepaid and payments company’s B2B digital incentive teams, according to a March 28 announcement.