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CashStar and Maritz Motivation Solutions Announce Strategic Partnership to Deliver Personalized Digital Gift Card Offerings

B2B Distribution Relationship Will Expand Digital Gifting in Reward Offerings
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, and Maritz Motivation Solutions, a leader in designing employee recognition, consumer loyalty, global rewards and sales force incentive programs, today announced a strategic partnership to power Maritz Motivation Solutions’ digital gift card offerings. The CashStar Commerce platform now enables Maritz Motivation Solutions to offer personalized digital gift cards from leading retailers and restaurants to its program participants as a reward option.

“CashStar is an impressive partner in digital gifting,” said Chip Schafer, Vice President, Rewards & Fulfillment, Maritz Motivation Solutions. ‘Their best-in-class platform, large merchant network, and high levels of service make them the ideal partner to power our digital gift rewards offerings.”

Maritz Motivation Solutions powers its clients’ programs by designing solutions that are more engaging, motivating, and inspiring to create meaningful connections with people. Merchandise such as designer bags, jewelry, electronics, and once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences, along with plastic gift cards, are just a few of the existing rewards offered. By partnering with CashStar, Maritz Motivation Solutions provides an improved experience by increasing the variety of digital gift card options available to clients and offering them an instant, customized reward that’s easy to redeem.

“CashStar’s market-leading platform provides the capabilities and scalability our business requires,” said Stephanie Ramos, Product Manager, Rewards & Fulfillment, Maritz Motivation Solutions. “CashStar allows us to deliver greater innovation to our customers while offering a seamless user experience from program check out to consumer redemption.”

“Maritz has established themselves as a clear leader in the loyalty and incentives market,” said Ben Kaplan, president and CEO of CashStar. “The strategic partnership with Maritz Motivation Solutions is a major proof point of CashStar’s increasing leadership in B2B gift card distribution.”

About Maritz Motivation Solutions
Based in St. Louis, Maritz Motivation Solutions is part of the Maritz family of companies. It offers consumer loyalty, employee recognition, sales incentive and channel loyalty programs to U.S. and global companies. Maritz Motivation Solutions provides best-in-class program design, and rewards and fulfillment services, including purposefully chosen merchandise and experiences that excite, motivate and recognize people around the world. The people who work for Maritz Motivation Solutions are dedicated to being the best in the business, fun to work with and their clients’ most valuable ally. For more information, visit www.maritzmotivation.com, subscribe to our blog, follow us on Twitter or call 1-877-4-Maritz (1-877-462-7489).

About CashStar
CashStar, the industry-leading provider of prepaid commerce solutions, enables the world’s top retailers and restaurants to grow and innovate in the rapidly evolving retail environment. CashStar provides best-in-class capabilities, revenue-optimizing risk management and a client success model based on aligned growth, to optimize digital gifting and prepaid commerce experiences. CashStar powers more than 300 leading brands worldwide including Best Buy, Brookstone, Coach, Crate & Barrel, Dell, Dunkin’ Donuts, Gap, lululemon athletica, Nine West, Office Depot, Petco, Pottery Barn, QVC, Sephora, Staples, Starbucks, The Cheesecake Factory, The Home Depot and Williams-Sonoma. To learn more, please visit www.cashstar.com, follow @CashStar or e-mail .

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