May 10, 2012

NetSpend Holdings said it has entered into a distribution agreement with Family Dollar to sell the NetSpend Visa prepaid debit card at the discounter’s store locations nationwide.

March 16, 2012

The average gift card dollar volume growth on a year-over-year basis increased 10% during the last six months of 2011, with consumers shopping earlier in the holiday season for prepaid cards and adding more value to their purchases than in 2010, according to a study by First Data Corp.

December 12, 2011

Prepaid product and transaction services company InComm said Monday that it has teamed with Best Buy Co. to launch a digital content and gaming destination at eight Best Buy stores in Mexico.

November 15, 2011

American Express announced that it has launched Target prepaid cards featuring email and text alerts.

September 29, 2011

According to a report released Thursday by First Data Corp., the prepaid gift-card market has remained healthy during the first half of 2011, despite a sluggish economy.

September 27, 2011

The prepaid gift card market remained healthy in the first half of 2011, experiencing a higher rate of growth than U.S. consumer spending despite the sluggish macroeconomic environment.

May 2, 2011

Target has joined with American Express to offer a co-branded prepaid card that customers can reload and use at any store that accepts Amex cards, according to the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal.

November 15, 2010

A report released Monday by payment solutions provider First Data Corp. found that year-over-year October dollar volume growth of activations of closed-loop prepaid cards was 2.7%, down from 8.9% year-over-year growth in September.

May 16, 2010

Walmart announced the first cash-back incentive for consumers using a prepaid debit card....

June 30, 2008

Spending money we don’t have. It’s a national habit. ...

June 30, 2008

Miami-based NovoPayment has partnered with Sambil Malls Group to introduce the Sambil Visa Gift...

April 30, 2008

Reloadable prepaid cards are the bank accounts of the future for a growing segment...

November 30, 2007

Convenience store retailer Stewart’s Shops, based in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., signed a multi-year agreement with...