Why Every Business Should Offer Gift Cards

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For the past seven years, gift cards have been the number one most wanted holiday wish list item, according to the National Retail Foundation. The popularity of gift cards has steadily increased throughout the last several years and will culminate in an estimated $100 billion dollars loaded on to gift cards in 2014*.
 
Still not sure if gift cards are right for your business? Here are some incredible statistics:
  • 80.6% of U.S. consumer plan to buy gift cards this year*
  • 64% of consumers spend more than the value of their gift card*
  • 59% visited a store more frequently after receiving a gift card*
  • 41% of consumers visited a store they would not have otherwise gone to because they received a gift card*
Offering gift cards is not only what your customers want, but it’s easy with Merchants Bank! Through our partnership with Valutec, you may begin offering personalized gift cards at your business in as little as 10 days. Simply speak to our Credit Card department by calling (507) 457-1160 or (800)-944-6285 to get started.
 
*All statistics from firstdata.com.

Merchants Bank Business Gift Card

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Make the gift card process easier for you and your customer

Do you own a business and offer gift certificates? How complicated is it to handwrite all of the information? Would you like an easier way for your business to offer the benefits of a gift card program? Or, do you offer gift cards but the administration of the program is a hassle? Don’t worry, Merchants Bank has thought of a way to make this easier for you with our Business Gift Card program.

What is the Business Gift Card program?

The Merchants Bank Business Gift Card program allows your business to offer gift cards to your customers. With the program, you will be able to tailor the card to your business, with three different programs. Programs available include 100-card, 500-card, and 1,000+ card programs.

Increase the average spending of your customers and the frequency of their visits. Reward your loyal customers and attract new ones with the Merchants Bank Business Gift Card program.

Launch your gift card program in five to seven days and receive toll-free customer support whenever you need it.

For more information on the Merchants Bank Business Gift Card program, please contact Credit Card Department Manager Deb Kemp at (507) 457-1160 or by email at dlkemp@merchantsbank.com. Let Merchants Bank help you start offering gift cards or make your gift card process easier today.