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January 2021

JANUARY 2021 NEWSLETTER

QwikBytes - JOVIAL JANUARY

The year gone by was a rollercoaster of unparalleled challenges followed by new learnings, new opportunities, new connections, and new celebrations wrapped in responsible digital gifting.
And finally, we’re led into 2021 with new hopes and newer zeal. Wishing you a Happy New Year and a Jovial January for the starters.
We begin this year on a joyous note with some exciting gift card launches from some of the most prestigious brands across the globe. As the month of love is soon approaching, let us be the first to remind you that it’s time for you to sweep the love of your life off their feet. Perhaps with some fine jewelry, beauty, or fashion gift cards and, of course, your love!
And if you’re reading this from Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Indonesia, or Australia, then we have a line up of matchless options of perfect gift cards for you. Read ahead.

NEW LAUNCHES

Michael Kors Gift Card Program

This 2021, give a gift card that makes for an ultra-luxe New Year Gift! Brighten up the new year with the gold standard of gifting. Give the gift of fresh designer fashion with a Michael Kors gift card, a sure-fire way to make someone feel stylishly special. Let them choose from luxurious and timeless yet trendy styles and embody the innate sense of elegance from the Michael Kors brand. The Michael Kors Gift Card program is live in Malaysia and will soon be live in Singapore, Thailand, and Indonesia. Michael Kors is a world-renowned, award-winning designer of luxury accessories and ready-to-wear and is represented in the region by the Valiram Group. Qwik bit about the brand Michael Kors is recognized as one of America’s preeminent designers for luxury wear. His namesake company currently produces a range of products under his signature Michael Kors Collection, MICHAEL Michael Kors and Michael Kors Mens. Through his distinct approach, the Michael Kors name has become synonymous with timeless luxury, pragmatic glamour, and a modern perspective in both ready to wear and accessories.

Victoria’s Secret Gift Card Program

Indulge in self-love & spoil yourself with a unique collection of luxury from Victoria’s Secret. More self love this 2021! Spoil yourself or pamper your loved ones to keep your shimmer and shine going all year long with Gift cards from Victoria’s Secret; always fits and always a delight. From PJs to perfumes to plush accessories, and more. This year, give more than a gift. Give a memory with the best of Victoria's Secret. Under the Valiram Group, Victoria’s Secret Beauty & Accessories offer customers access to an assortment of the best-selling Victoria’s Secret Beauty products and has five stores in Singapore and 20 stores in Malaysia. The program will soon be live in Indonesia, Thailand, and Australia. Qwik bit about the Brand: Victoria's Secret, the iconic brand featuring its celebrated Angels and world-famous fashion events, is the leading specialty retailer of women’s lingerie, prestige fragrance, body care, accessories, and athletic and loungewear. Victoria’s Secret products are sold in more than 1,600 stores worldwide and online, enabling customers to shop the brand anywhere, anytime, from any place. Glamorous. Iconic. Powerful.

Tory Burch Gift Card Program

Make the most of the wonderful year ahead & bag a gift for your loved ones from the comfort of your home. Are you in need of a gift for her? If she’s looking for a new bag or is a jewelry lover coveting exquisite pieces to add to her collection, grant her wishes with one gift card from the comfort of your home. Turn her desire into a gift of reality with the Gift card from Tory Burch. From monogrammed bags to an elegant watch, there's something luxe for every lady at Tory Burch. The gift card program for Tory Burch, a high-end luxury brand, represented by the Valiram Group, is now live in Malaysia with Qwikcilver and available for redemption at some of the premium malls across Malaysia as well as online. Qwik bit about the brand Tory Burch is an American lifestyle brand that mixes classic style with bohemian elegance and embraces the spirit of adventure with character, color, and beauty. It is a brand that inspires people around the world to live in full color with character, beauty, and confidence. Launched in February 2004, the collection is classic in spirit with a modern sensibility, embodying the personal style of the company’s Executive Chairman and Chief Creative Officer, Tory Burch. The brand’s unique aesthetic resonated initially, and the company has grown into a global business. Their collection includes ready-to-wear shoes, handbags, accessories, watches, home, and beauty.

Steve Madden Gift Card Program

Keep your heels & gifting standards high with the Steve Madden gift card. One Card - Several Indulgences, Steve Madden’s gift card unlocks a world of fashion and lifestyle shopping experiences. Be spoilt for choice with an option to redeem your gift card across selected premium malls in Malaysia. Today, the Steve Madden brand represents a lifestyle. It is about embracing fashion while still maintaining that funky independence that first defined the brand decades ago. With the product offering now including other accessories such as watches, jewelry, handbags, belts, Sunwear, cold weather, outerwear, and hosiery, Steve Madden is always looking towards the future. The gift card program for Steve Madden, a luxury fashion accessory brand, is now live in Malaysia with Qwikcilver. The Valiram Group in the region represents the brand. Qwik bit about the brand What began as a modest $1100 investment in 1990 has developed into one of the most iconic footwear brands. From a factory in Queens, NY, Steve Madden has revolutionized the shoe industry, merging years of experience with unique and creative designs. Inspired by rock and roll and his New York roots, his vision to provide on-trend women and men with an outlet to express their individuality is innovative, daring, and inspiring. Steve’s innate understanding of trends and unparalleled willpower have resulted in millions of customers worldwide and propelled his designs to the forefront of fashion. He has expanded the Steve Madden brand into a true lifestyle and destination for footwear, handbags, and accessories, sold in over 80 countries worldwide. Steve Madden is all about authenticity and embracing individuality.

Bath & Body Works Gift Card Program

Make gifting in 2021 bigger & better with the gift card from Bath and Body Works’ a perfect gift card for gifts and goodies that surprise & delight. Meet the easiest way to pamper someone special: Bath & Body Works gift cards. The perfect way to guarantee they’ll pick out something that they’ll fall in love with and make them feel extra-special all year long. Last August, we announced the launch of the Bath and Body Works gift card in Malaysia, and Qwikcilver is now taking the Bath & Body Works Gift Card program live in Singapore, Thailand, and Australia. Bath and Body Works is represented by the Valiram group in the region as their next stop on the launch tour is Macau before the Chinese New Year. Qwik bit about the brand Bath & Body Works is one of the world's leading specialty retailers and home to America's Favorite Fragrances®, offering a breadth of exclusive fragrances for the body and home, including the #1 selling collections for body lotion and body cream, body wash, hand soap, and fine fragrance mist. For more than 25 years, customers have looked to Bath & Body Works for quality, on-trend products, and the newest, freshest fragrances. Today, these fragrant products can be purchased at more than 1,900 Bath & Body Works and White Barn retail locations worldwide and online.

Polar Bear Ice Cream Gift Card Program

Gift the sweetness of lip-smacking flavors with a gift card from Polar Bear & get the 2021 ice cream party started! Hop on the sundae joy ride and make an exciting entrance to 2021, with gift cards from Polar Bear, powered by Qwikcilver, gift a whole new experience of relishing taste buds with sweet and yummy flavours. Polar Bear takes your ice cream cravings super seriously. They scale the continents to find the highest quality gourmet ingredients that create that perfect blend of flavors and texture for your ice creams. Every adult becomes a child once they enter the Polar Bear ice cream store. Qwik bit about the brand Started in the year 2008, Polar Bear – The Ice Cream Sundae Zone is home to extraordinary Ice Cream Sundaes crafted with love and passion. Exceptional products and world-class procedures, coupled with innovation, have made the brand the fastest growing ice-cream chain in India. In the last 12 years, Polar Bear has opened 90+ Ice Cream Sundaes Zones across South India, providing the best Ice Cream Sundaes made using high-quality ingredients, served in a clean, hygienic, and safe environment.

GIRIAS Gift Card Program

A gift card from GIRIAS, the perfect gift for the electronics enthusiast on your gifting list. Thinking about gifting electronics? Why put yourself through the confusion with endless choices when you can get them a Gift Card from GIRIAS and make gifting special for your loved ones. Gift them a choice to buy from an extraordinary range of durable, stylish, and pocket-friendly appliances from GIRIAS. We are elated to announce that South India’s most preferred Multi Brand Electronic Retail Chain – Girias is now live on the Qwikcilver platform. The gift card can be purchased on Woohoo. Customers can redeem the gift card across all the GIRIAS outlets. Qwik bit about the brand Journey from a 300sq. Ft store to a 300000+ sq. ft multi-city showroom brand, 4 decades of quality delivery, and unmatched service - GIRIAS has come a long way. It is undoubtedly Indias' Leading Consumer Durables Retailer. With 85 stores in India, including Bangalore, Chennai, Mangalore, Mysore, Hubli, Coimbatore, and Salem, GIRIAS believes in the philosophy of providing the latest products to customers at the best market price. The very fact that thousands of customers come back to GIRIAS for their consumer’s durable needs proves the quality of service and delivery promise they give to their customers, GIRIAS - "The One Stop Shop for Consumer Durable Needs."

WOOHOO NEWS

That time when Woohoo became Janta Ka Santa This gifting season, Woohoo became the Janta ka Santa for the country and brought the best of the best Gift Cards together to create some unique Christmas Gift Card combos with exciting offers! Customers could buy more than one gift card in a single transaction at a special price during this offer period.

Promotions Galore!

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CORPORATE PROGRAM LAUNCHES

Nestle India ran a unique campaign for their Munch brand of confectionery which aimed to recognize innovation and spot talent across India. The task was simple - users had to showcase their talent or innovative ideas on Instgram using a special hashtag and tagging Nestle Munch. This campaign drew in a large participation from across the country and winners were awarded Gift Cards as prizes. This campaign showcased Gift Cards as the preferred choice of gratification in consumer campaigns.