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Captain D’s Sets Sail with CashStar Online Gift Cards

CashStar, the digital gifting and incentives company, today announced that Captain D’s Seafood Kitchen, one of America’s top seafood chains, now offers CashStar-powered online gift cards. With CashStar, Captain D’s is able to provide customers with a convenient and personal gift card purchasing option that can completed entirely online and delivered right to the recipient by e-mail.

Forty years since opening its first restaurant in Donelson, Tennessee, Captain D’s has grown to more than 550 restaurants in 23 states and several countries overseas. The new online gift cards are available directly on the company’s website and can be purchased in any denomination. The online gift card can be personalized with different images and text and is delivered directly to the recipient, either immediately or at a later scheduled date, via an e-mail with a link to activate the gift. The online gift cards can be printed right at home and are redeemable at all Captain D’s locations in the US.

“At Captain D’s, we have always prided ourselves on offering high quality seafood at fast food prices. Quality and hospitality separates us from our competitors,” said Bindi Menon, manager of marketing analytics, Captain D’s. “The CashStar-powered cards are an extension of the value and convenience we have always afforded our customers. It is a fast and convenient way to share the Captain D’s experience with friends and family.”

“In our recent survey of US online shoppers, 80 percent indicated that if their favorite restaurant offered a personalized online gift card on their website, they would be more likely to purchase one from them,” said David Stone, CashStar’s co-founder and CEO. “Captain D’s understands the convenience and value an online gift card option provides and we are proud to be the only platform to enable companies such as Captain D’s to provide this service to their customers.”

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About Captain D’s
Headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee, Captain D’s owns, operates and franchises some 550 restaurants in 23 states, plus military bases around the world. Captain D’s offers its customers great seafood at reasonable prices in a relaxed environment. Captain D’s restaurants serve a widely varied seafood menu that includes freshly prepared entrees, and the company’s signature fried fish which is freshly hand-battered and prepared to order to ensure freshness. The restaurants also offer premium-quality grilled, baked or broiled fish, as well as shrimp, chicken, a selection of home-style side dishes, hushpuppies, desserts and freshly brewed, southern style sweet tea, a Captain D’s favorite. Please visitwww.captainds.com.

About CashStar, Inc. CashStar is the preferred digital gifting and incentives partner for retailers nationwide. These retail brands leverage CashStar to easily and securely integrate digital gifting strategies to increase sales and customer loyalty. CashStar offers consumers an unmatched personalized eGift experience via email, mobile and social channels. It is the only company to successfully combine an on-demand B2C and B2B digital gifting and incentives platform with innovative multichannel marketing strategies. More than 250 brands are successfully partnering with CashStar to drive incremental sales, increase retention and boost profitability including Best Buy, Chili’s Grill & Bar, CVS/pharmacy, Gap, Pottery Barn, QVC, Staples, Starbucks, T.G.I. Friday’s, The Home Depot, and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more about how CashStar is constantly innovating the way businesses deliver personalized gifting experiences to consumers and partners in the digital world, please visit www.cashstar.com or e-mail .

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