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Put Gift Card Recognition on Your 2016 Resolution List

January 14, 2016

Losing weight and improving strength are among Canadians top New Year's health resolutions for 2016.  While setting those personal goals, don't forget to do the same for your work life during January, which is International Business Resolutions Month.

Let's face it, there is never a shortage of areas to improve upon in business.  Implementing new technologies, focusing on efficiencies - the list goes on and on.  The one constant is your employees.  Without a happy, engaged workforce, any business resolution is likely to fail.  That fact makes now the perfect time to either start or revised your employee recognition program.  With brands like iTunes, Amazon.ca and Starbucks, National Gift Card is poised to make your program a big hit in 2016.

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Gift Cards for the Holidays

November 05, 2015

With the October Thanksgiving celebration already in the rearview mirror, it's not too soon to start gearing up for the Holiday Season.

For most, Christmas and New Year's are times with family and friends, good food and drink, gift giving.  Why not add a little sparkle to the Holiday Season by presenting your employees and customers with gift cards they can use immediately at places like Amazon.ca, Starbucks, Cara - The Ultimate Dining Card and Cineplex Odeon?

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Canadian API is Now Live

October 27, 2015

With an estimated 68% of Canadians now using smartphones, NGC US, LLC. announced that it recently expanded its successful U.S.-based proprietary application programming interface (API) to Canada where it will provide customers in that country with electronic gift cards in real time.

Much like the U.S. version, the Canadian gift card API allows B2B program buyers and clients in the loyalty, rewards, incentive, benefit, and membership industries to quickly integrate with NGC's gift card catalog and send eGift cards in real time to program participants tapping into the reality that as many as 84% of smartphone users shop via their phones.

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Employee Recognition Should Reflect Company Values

September 29, 2015

Canada's next official Employee Appreciation Day doesn't come around until March, but that doesn't mean you can't recognize their efforts and hard work all year long.

According to recent statistics, companies with recognition programs that effectively enable employee engagement have 31 percent less voluntary turnover than organizations with ineffective recognition programs.  It's a secret that organizations continually popping up on the "best to work for" lists have already learned.

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NGC is Proud to Announce that ngcEurope CEO Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

August 14, 2015

The following is a portion of the press release that was recently released on the PR Newswire:

ngcEurope CEO Andrew Johnson was recently honored with the annual UK Gift Card and Voucher Association’s Lifetime Achievement Award and named to the organization’s Hall of Fame by a vote of its members. Johnson, who became the head of ngcEurope when Illinois-based NGC purchased a majority stake in Revive Prepaid Management of Bracknell – Berkshire, U.K. in 2014, commented on the significance of the award saying, “It is a great honor to be recognized by your peers for work in your field; they understand the nature of the job and its challenges.”

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