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February 2020

FEBRUARY 2020 NEWSLETTER
We’re happy and we know it! * Clap-Clap * From winning at the India Digital Awards to launching Gift Cards for some of India’s favorite brands, February has been nothing short of fabulous for us. And yes, there’s something special for all you love birds out there, keep reading to find out more

India Digital Awards

It’s a win!

Qwikcilver has been awarded “Best Prepaid Gift Card Solution” and “Best Tech for Retail” by IAMAI at the 10th India Digital Awards.
India Digital Awards were founded in 2009 with the aim to celebrate organizations, teams and practitioners who have surpassed landmarks and delivered successful business outcomes using digital as a medium. Today, IDA is the most esteemed accolade in India and a true symbol of digital excellence.
We are extremely honored to win such a prestigious award and grateful for the recognition that we have received for our contribution to the Gift Card Industry. We would like to thank all our customers and partners who have supported us in our journey to reach this stage.
Being recognized by India Digital Awards has further fueled our commitment to strive for continuous innovation and offer futuristic solutions to our customers across the world. We will continue to develop future ready technologies and game changing strategic innovations required to manage Gift Card Solutions for Merchants, Retailers and Brands.

Gift Card Launches

Laka Laka - This time for Arabia!

Marhaba everyone! It’s time to thrill your shopaholic friends in the UAE by gifting them the newly launched Laka Gift Card. “LAKA” meaning ‘for you’ in Arabic, is the first Closed Loop Mall Gift Card Program in the Middle East Market powered by Qwikcilver. The card is available in the Shopping Malls operated and managed by Line investments and Properties LLC, the real estate arm of Lulu Group International. The Laka Gift Card is currently available and valid across 8 malls in both Abu Dhabi – Al Wahda Mall, Khalidiyah Mall, Mazyad Mall, Al Raha Mall, Mushrif Mall, Madinat Zayed Shopping Centre and Gold Centre and in Al Ain – Al Foah and Barari Outlet Mall on more than 1000 brands, redeemable at over 2,500 stores. Starting off, the Laka Gift Cards will be issued at the respective mall’s central service desks with one-time redemption across any outlet valid at all merchants in the mall. In Phase 2, the cards will be issued at the Mall’s Central Service Desk and online via an App and will allow for multiple redemptions across any outlet via an easy to use merchant facing app.

The luxury of relaxing at home

In today’s fast and chaotic world, not many people have the luxury of relaxing at home. But imagine getting a spa service at the comfort of your own home. No getting stuck in traffic for hours, no worry about missing your appointment. Now you can gift a relaxing spa experience at home to someone and make it the most memorable gift they’ve ever received. We are pleased to announce the launch of Urban Company Gift Card, issued by Qwikcilver. Founded in November 2014, Urban Company (formerly Urban Clap) is India and the UAE’s largest home services company. The company offers services such as beauty and spa at home, cleaning, plumbing, carpentry, appliance repair, painting, etc. through its mobile app and website. Urban Company operates in 14 cities in India and in 4 cities internationally. They have a partner network of over 20,000 hand-picked service professionals, who are provided financing, training, and product or consumables support. Urban Company Gift Card is a Semi Closed Loop Program, issued by Qwikcilver. The Gift Card can be bought on their app and website and on Qwikcilver enabled channels. These gift cards can be redeemed on the UrbanClap app & website.

New season, new look

A new pair of glasses is the perfect way to break away from a monotonous look without breaking the bank to buy a new wardrobe. Now gift your loved ones the freedom to choose from the trendiest collection of eyewear at Lawrence and Mayo. As one of India's most enduring and trusted opticians, Lawrence & Mayo is renowned for its long legacy of maintaining the highest standards in precision eye care solutions, customer-centric service and the value for money they provide to their clientele. Lawrence & Mayo is a 136-year-old company with a network of 108 Optical stores across 34 cities in India providing quality eye care services and products. The retail chain provides everything in eyewear, spectacle frames, spectacles lenses, contact lenses, sunglasses, contact lens care solutions, accessories, etc. In Phase 1, the Lawrence & Mayo gift card will be available in e-form and will be sold from Lawrence & Mayo Corporate & Qwikcilver distribution channels. The gift card can be redeemed across their stores and will use standalone web page to redeem the card as mode of payment.

Product Showcase

Power your Consumer and Trade promotions

Whether it is to motivate channel partners to sell a product line or to encourage customers to try out a new product, incentives are an integral part of any campaign. Over the years, Gift cards have emerged as a popular solution for incentive programs, benefiting the company as well as the end recipient. Presenting to you, QwikCampaignx, an extension of our QwikRewardsx program. It is a single product suite designed to utilize gift cards for running various promotions for your channel partners or end customers. From giving you a choice of thousands of gift cards to backing up your program with effective rewards management, QwikCampaignx does it all! Find out more here

Woohoo News

Bye-Bye Teddy Bear!

Say hello to new age gifting this Valentine’s season with Calm Dev, love guru of gifting. Calm Dev brings to you special Woohoo E-Gift Cards that will woo your loved ones like nothing else! Not only will they get to choose their own perfect gift, but they will also have the freedom to pick from the biggest brands, across categories, and unlimited products. Oh, and a personal message from you on the card is sure to melt their heart away. So, what are you waiting for? Valentine’s day might have gone by, but the month is still young! Get ready to make this the best Valentine’s month for your bae! Find Valentine’s Special gift cards here.

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