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Gift Cards Are an Untapped Opportunity for Local Businesses
Local Marketing

Gift Cards Are an Untapped Opportunity for Local Businesses

The huge majority of retailers own just one store but consumers have few options for local gift cards. There is a big unmet demand.
Jason Wolfe
Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.
Entrepreneur of 2014

Who Should Be Named Our 'Established Entrepreneur of 2014?' Cast Your Vote.

Our five finalists have made their mark in the worlds of gift cards, payment processing, food delivery, music packaging and chai tea.
Geoff Weiss
Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire
Perseverance

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Jason Wolfe's leading e-tail venture, GiftCards.com, took shape while he was living in his car and teaching himself to code with books checked out of the library.
Geoff Weiss
Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes
Franchises

Starbucks' $450 Metal Gift Cards Expected to Sell Out in Minutes

If you want to drop hundreds on an artisan Starbucks card, you need to hurry-- all 1,000 are expected to sell out shortly after they go on sale today.
Kate Taylor
4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft
Starting a Business

4 Ways to Prevent Gift-Card Theft

Nearly 80 percent of retailers have been a victim of gift-card fraud. Don't let your store be the next victim.
Jennifer Goforth Gregory
Disturbing Crime Trends Facing Retailers (Infographic)
Starting a Business

Disturbing Crime Trends Facing Retailers (Infographic)

A recent study by the National Retail Federation finds organized crime an ongoing threat.
Linda Lacina