TITLE

Safeway invades England with gift card subsidiary

PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 12, p11
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article reveals the plans of Safeway Inc. to export its successful gift card business to Great Britain in 2006. Blackhawk Network, established as a separate business unit in 2001 to capitalize on store traffic at Pleasanton, California-based Safeway and other retailers, is now the largest provider of third-party gift cards in the U.S. and Canada. Safeway is expanding to Britain in 2006 with the opening of an office in Peterborough, England.
ACCESSION #
22513026

 

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