|By Business Wire||
|December 2, 2013 08:01 AM EST||
CashStar, the digital gifting company preferred by the world’s leading brands, today announced that it is integrating its real-time digital gifting platform and retailer partners into Facebook Gifts. CashStar is working with Facebook to integrate more than 50 of the world’s leading retail and restaurant brands with Facebook Gifts.
The CashStar platform gives Facebook Gift recipients immediate access to their gift in the form of a barcode-based eGift card and enables a redemption experience that includes barcode scanning, printing for in-store redemption, and saving to Apple’s Passbook. With the CashStar platform, Facebook Gift recipients benefit from the flexibility to redeem the gift through their preferred shopping behavior and channel.
CashStar provides Facebook with a simple, standardized onboarding process, which enables Facebook to launch with additional brands quickly and in time for the holidays. To date, more than 50 of the world’s leading brands have launched CashStar-powered Facebook Gifts programs, including the following consumer favorites:
- Brooks Brothers
- Champs Sports
- CHEFS Catalog
- Columbia Sportswear
- Crate and Barrel
- Foot Locker
- Global Hotel Card by Orbitz.com
- Hot Topic
- Lands’ End
- Panera Bread
- Red Robin
- TGI FridaysSM
- The Cheesecake Factory
- The Land of Nod
“By providing our clients seamless integration with Facebook Gifts, CashStar helps top retailers extend their digital gifting programs to reach the massive audience of Facebook users,” said Ben Kaplan, president and CEO of CashStar. “We are incredibly excited to work with Facebook to deliver an enhanced real-time gifting experience for the holidays and we look forward to expanding the program with additional partners and capabilities.”
CashStar is the leading provider of omnichannel digital gifting solutions for the world’s top brands. The CashStar platform enables retailers and restaurants to maximize sales, eliminate fraud risk, increase customer engagement, and drive adoption of mobile payments. More than 300 leading companies rely on CashStar to power the most innovative and advanced prepaid and digital gifting programs, including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit www.cashstar.com, follow @CashStar_Inc, or e-mail [email protected].