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10/07/20

THE PUB & BAR CARD - NOW AVAILABLE IN SA!

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The AHA|SA welcomes as a new Corporate Partner The Card Network (TCN). TCN is a reputable Melbourne based company that partner with the retailers where Australians shop to create the awesome gift solutions for all ages.

You would have seen their product offering in the larger stores including in the Gift Card section. The Card network (TCN) leads the way in innovative gift card solutions in the Australian market. Current exclusive partners include Nike, adidas, Foot Locker, Baby Bunting, Adairs, Accent Group, Kookai, ASOS, Shoppo, Surf Dive n Ski, Universal Store, Sportsgirl & H&M. THE PUB & GIFT CARD has now launched in SA.

AUSTRALIANS SPEND OVER $2 BILLION ON GIFT CARDS EVERY YEAR.

UNTIL NOW THERE HASN’T BEEN A MULTI OPERATOR PUB & BAR GIFT CARD.

ABOUT THE PUB & BAR CARD:

  • NO COST TO VENUE  - Valid for use in ALL SA Hotels and Bars  (based on hospitality coding within eftpos framework). Basically, they are a cash transaction directly to your venue!
  • Cards will be sold in grocery as gifts. They are not discounted. Sales in grocery will commence just as the industry is commencing trading from restrictions – July 2020.
  • Sold throughout Australia in every Woolworth's store with Coles to follow.
  • Purchase and usage will encourage incremental visits and patronage.
  • There is no set up as the card runs on the existing payment platform in venue
  • A Gift option that sends recipients directly into venues with incremental money to spend.
  • Cards can be physical or digital. Digital cards are Apple Pay and Android Pay compatible.
  • If pubs wish they can discuss with TCN the option of becoming a featured partner to drive more sales in their venues.  Further engagement will incur advertising fees to be negotiated with TCN.
  • Cost to be involved with the card will only be considered from September 2021

WE ENCOURAGE YOU SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH YOUR STAFF AS THE CARDS ARE NOW ON SALE IN THE SA MARKET AND MAY BE USED IN YOUR HOTEL.

For all queries or enquiries re advertising through the platform contact Andrew Scrimgeour @ TCN andrew@tcnpayments.com 1300 375 346



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