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November 2020

NOVEMBER 2020 NEWSLETTER

QwikBytes - Noteworthy November

Festivity is in the air! While we may be celebrating this festive season from the safety of our homes and away from our loved ones, a thoughtful gift is all it takes to show that we're thinking of them no matter where they are. Our Gifting Carnival brought a lot more reasons from exciting Digital Gift cards to unbelievable offers for you to celebrate and spread happiness during this festive season with responsible and contactless gifting. Be it for your friends and family or your employees and partners; we’ve got your gifting needs wrapped up and ready!
This month, along with brand new gift card launches, we have also tapped into new areas and sectors of businesses and broadened the horizon for gift cards and gifting opportunities.
We also take this opportunity to wish you and your loved ones a wonderful Diwali! Amidst these uncertain times, here’s to a wonderful year ahead where we finally break open the shackles this pandemic has brought about.

New Program Launches

Amazon Gift cards in Singapore

Shoppers will crave for more with Amazon Gift cards now in Singapore. Hello Singapore! Qwikcilver is here with the amazing Amazon Gift card. Now gifting just 1 Gift card can fulfil a whole long wish list of someone you care about. Amazon has something for everyone. At present, Qwikcilver is the distribution partner for Amazon Gift Cards across B2B channels in Singapore. Qwikcilver is also the fulfilment partner for Amazon's internal requirements for Gift cards across various departments as well. Onboarding Amazon has been a significant step for Qwikcilver in the South East Asia market to accelerate gift card awareness and usage in the global market. It also highlights the growing partnerships between Qwikcilver and the world’s best brands like Amazon in the Gift Card space. Qwik bit about the Brand: Amazon, online retailer, manufacturer of electronic book readers, and Web services provider that became the iconic example of eCommerce. The company was originally a bookseller but has expanded to sell a wide variety of consumer goods and digital media as well as its own electronic devices. Amazon is headquartered in Seattle, Washington. The company has individual websites, software development centres, customer service centers and fulfilment centers in many locations around the world.

Google Pay Gift Card Store

Gifting made simple with Google Pay! Making bill payments, doing recharges or paying a friend to give a gift card, Google Pay is making our lives easier. They made it simple to send or receive money with anyone, anywhere from your family or to the neighbourhood chaiwala. Now with the launch of WOOHOO Gift Card Store on the Google Pay SPOT section, they are making Gifting simple. With a gift card store on their platform, Google pay will not only be showcasing gift cards of the most popular brands but also presenting new avenues of engagement for and with their customers Qwik bit about the brand GooglePay is a payments and commerce app, made for India first. It protects your money with a world-class security system that helps detect fraud and prevents hacking. Safeguard your account with your screen lock, such as your fingerprint. It’s money made simple.

Polaroid Eyewear

Fill up the void with the uber-stylish eyewear from Polaroid Monotony is boring. Unleash your imagination and break away from all gifting stereotypes. Express with a stylishly safe gift with the Polaroid gift cards. Let your loved ones choose from an array of modern and vibrant styles, from sunglasses to safety essentials, to dazzle up their day. Qwikcilver has launched the Gift Card Program on Polaroid Webstore - a proprietary brand of Safilo Brands. The gift card will be available in e-form and will be sold from Polaroid Webstore and is also listed across Qwikcilver distribution platforms. The gift card can be redeemed across their stores and will use a standalone web page to redeem the card as mode of payment. Qwik bit about the brand Experience the world of polarisation from the inventor of Polaroid technology. This technology was born in 1929, and the first-ever Polaroid eyewear was made in 1937. Polaroid Eyewear manufactures polarized sunglasses and polarized lenses, as well as optical frames, reading glasses, and clip-on lenses. Polaroid Eyewear was a part of the StyleMark group and sold to the Safilo Group in November 2011.

INOX

The grand cinema experience rocks at INOX. Have you booked your private screening yet? Hey, Cinema Lovers! We know how much you've missed the movie theatre experience for the past few months. But the wait is now over! As cinemas reopen in India, INOX announced that their cinema theatres would provide an additional way to enjoy the grand cinema experience with handpicked content in an exclusive and personalised screening to honour social distancing. So, no more missing the big screen or delicious popcorn from now on! Apart from making the movie-going experience safe and enjoyable, INOX has partnered with Qwikcilver to launch the INOX Wallet program for its customers to adhere to the contactless environment & social distancing norms stated by the Government Of India. 'INOX' believes that the new and innovative offering full of delights would be safe and secure and will become a new way of celebrating special occasions. With simple, easy pricing and a convenient booking process, customers will be mandated to transact via the INOX Wallet for all the transactions like Ticket Bookings, F&Bs and Box Office ticket bookings across all their touchpoints, i.e. Inox Web, Inox App & Inox Properties. Qwikcilver has leveraged the full capabilities of the Gift Card Rest APIs to stitch the solution for this distinctive program for load, reload, redeem, refund & balance enquiry transactions. Qwik bit about the brand Inox Leisure Limited (INOX) is amongst India’s largest multiplex chains with 140+ multiplexes and 600+ screens in 68 cities. INOX is known for redefining movie experiences in India; each INOX property is unique with its distinct architecture and aesthetics. Driven by its passion for improvising unremittingly and delivering moments which may be treasured by patrons, INOX is committed to operating a sustainable, responsible and profitable business venture and attain new levels of operational brilliance.

Health & Glow

Blow off all your skin woes with Health & Glow Searching for skin saviours for your lingering skin problems? Look no further! India’s most beloved and trusted store for all Beauty and Personal Care needs is here to help soothe you from your sole to your soul! Now give a gift of a healthier and radiant future to your skin with a Health & Glow Gift card, powered by Qwikcilver. The Health & Glow Gift Cards are available for purchase at their offline stores, and soon, it'll be available to purchase their online platform and on Qwikcilver’s distribution networks. The Gift Cards are now available for redemption at their Physical stores as well as their Online platform (Web, Android and iOS). Qwik bit about the brand Health & Glow hosts an unmatched and an ever-increasing assortment of skincare, haircare, makeup and wellness products for both men and women. In addition to Health & Glow’s private label, they feature emerging as well as top brands across a broad category of products. With over 600 brands, 6000+ products and a promise of 100% authenticity, they seek to exceed the expectations of their diverse customers with absolute ease and convenience.

Wakefit

Sleep on, cuddle in, lie down or sit but when you bounce back, wake up on Wakefit. After a long and hectic work from home or work for home, find refuge, stretch and unwind in the cosiest and comfortable space specially designed for souls like you. This festive season, pamper yourself or your loved ones with a gift card from India’s fastest growing mattress and home furnishing brand – Wakefit, now live on Qwikcilver platform. Wakefit E-gift cards are available online their website and as with all Qwikcilver Gift Card programs, are super easy to personalize a Wakefit E-Gift Card with personal messages and greetings with a range of templates for different gifting occasions. Qwik bit about the brand Wakefit takes pride in manufacturing the best quality mattresses for a perfect sleep. They are a research and innovation-driven sleep and home solutions company. With an ever-expanding portfolio that comprises a variety of products, from Mattresses, Beds, Sleep Accessories, to Home Furniture, and much more, this sleep solution company helps you achieve your dream home. They are also listed on all the major eCommerce websites in India.

Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters

Bid goodbye to your morning blues with brews from Blue Tokai If you know someone finicky who fails to function until they've had their first fine cup of freshly brewed Arabic black, then you're probably friends with a coffee connoisseur. We know that finding a gift for your best bean-loving buddy has its own obstacles, what if they are more of a pour-over person? What if they like to grind their own beans? What if their go-to cafe order is something so complicated, that it’s a tongue-twister for you? Don't fret; we got you covered with a gift that lets them explore different coffees in a way that is unique to their likings, all thanks to Blue Tokai Coffee Roasters Gift cards! The Gift cards are presently redeemable on Blue Tokai's website but will soon be available at their cafes as well. The gift cards will be accessible to purchase on the Blue Tokai’s website and via Qwikcilver distribution channels. Go on, order your favourite blend of freshly Roasted coffee beans today with their Gift card on Woohoo . Qwik bit about the brand Blue Tokai is a renowned name which roasts its own coffee, sourced ethically from the estates and farms across India and sells coffee beans, coffee, coffee equipment, merchandise, and even subscription packs for the coffee lovers, through their cafes and website. Their cafes are spread across Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Noida and Goa. They also deliver pan India through their eCommerce portal.

Livemint Subscription

Mint, great for your mind. Great for your Wallet! Uncover fresh perspectives by the experts on the news that matters the most by subscribing to Mint, the second most-read business paper in terms of readership in India. Surprise someone with a distinctive yet knowledgeable gift with the Livemint Subscription Program, powered by Qwikcilver. Mint brings you the best of business news, our rich and in-depth editorial coverage to stay updated anywhere. It also brings you the latest news, analysis, opinion, blogs, videos, and slide shows from the world of business & finance. Their subscription programs have been listed on (Woohoo ) as well as across Qwikcilver distribution channels, with the redemption having been integrated with the Mint Platform. This is a first of its kind integration Qwikcilver has initiated with the News Media Category. Qwik bit about the brand Mint is one of India's premium business news publications - 76% of Mint readers do not read another business paper, making Mint a critical reach vehicle for the top end audience. Mint is a clear No.2 among business papers in terms of readership. A representative of an integrated newsroom, www.livemint.com is Mint’s online portal and is among the fastest-growing news websites in India. Livemint provides daily national, international and business news, tracks market movements and detailed coverage of significant events. The site has evolved multimedia features like videos, podcasts and slideshows.

Care Health Insurance Prepaid card

Keep ‘Care’ at the centre of everything! The country is slowly and steadily accepting the ‘new normal’ and is getting into the festive mood with Diwali and the wedding season around and this OPD Insurance Prepaid Card comes across as a smart choice of gifting during this time. Care Health Insurance brings you a smarter and never before opportunity of gifting ‘Insurance’. It's a thoughtful gift for your loved ones, giving them the freedom to choose the right protection for their health. It is a gift that speaks volumes! This is the first of its kind product designed by Care Insurance based on Qwikcilver’s advice to launch Out Patient Department (OPD) insurance. It’s an exclusive insurance product in India and is now available only through Qwikcilver Channels. With this, Qwikcilver makes an entry into the Insurance Sector. Subscribers to this program can now get cover to pay for Consulting, Diagnostic, Dental, Pharmacy and vaccination services. This program is designed to benefit individuals and families requiring frequent visits to hospitals and help them save money. Care Prepaid cards can be used or redeemed to buy suitable Care insurance solutions customised for Qwikcilver customers. Qwik bit about the brand A leading specialist, Health insurance company, offering a wide array of products in the retail segment – Comprehensive Health indemnity, Critical Illness, Personal Accident, Top-up Coverage, International Travel Insurance and Maternity along with Group Health Insurance and Group Personal Accident Insurance. The company has always believed that ‘Care’ lies at the centre of all that they do as a Health Insurance Specialist. From primarily ensuring their customers’ access to quality healthcare to broadening the spectrum of overall ‘Care’ beyond hospitalisation, to include preventive health check-ups, wellness, doctor consultations, diagnostics, and home care.

Pine Labs - Qwikcilver Initiative

Vocal For Local, yes, we are!
As we shared in our September newsletter, Qwikcilver along with Pine Labs team started an initiative of enrolling local businesses for a unique Gift Card Program. Here we are again with a couple of new additions to this initiative.

Aanvii Hearing Solutions

Give life another chance to spring with Aanvii Hearing. Know someone who has a hearing loss or someone who wears hearing aids? Here’s a thoughtful gesture that shows you care. Upgrade their hearing aid with the Aanvii Hearing Gift cards, a gifting expression they will cherish for years to come. Qwik bit about the Brand: Aanvii Hearing specialises in checking Hearing capacity with Pure Tone Audiometry & Tympanometry. The Largest Chain of Best Sound Centre across India. It provides World Class Hearing Care Services with Professional Audiologists at 40+ Centers in India

Rangoli Saree

Begin your festive gift shopping spree with Rangoli Saree It’s time to celebrate the women of substance with the drapes of elegance. Gift them their perfect match and watch them glow. You can never go wrong when you give them what they’ll love: a gift card from Rangoli Saree, powered by Qwikcilver and let them bag a beautiful saree from a stunning selection of traditional sarees. Qwik bit about the Brand: Rangoli, over the years, has become a name synonymous with redefined tradition and contemporary high fashion. Salwar suits, gowns, indo-westerns and tunics of various colours and ranges are a part of their collections as well. Rangoli currently is present in 5 cities and has seven stores in Kolkata, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, and Vijayawada. All Rangoli stores are owned, managed, and serviced by the Rangoli Group.

Woohoo News

Take a chance and try your luck!

You still have got time. Gift a Hyatt gift card and stand a chance to win a Hyatt experience! Woohoo, in association with Hyatt, brings you a chance to win a Hyatt Dining Club membership, hotel stays, and meal vouchers. To learn more, click here. All purchases made until 15th of November 2020 will be considered towards this lucky draw. Go on, try your luck!

Brand Celebrating Gift Cards

Whether it is digital or physical, from a retailer or a restaurant, gift cards are taking their place as the most popular, asked for, and demanded gifts this gifting season. Most loved brands like Flipkart and Hyatt are bringing their gift cards in the limelight this festive season. Hungama Music recently spoke about the Gifting Carnival, powered by Qwikcilver on their social media. Gift Cards aren’t just another product! They have proved to increase customer base and pack good business for brands.

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