TDS Quarterly e-Newsletter Q3 2021
By Topps Digital Services
Welcome to the Topps Digital Services quarterly gift card industry update, where you can find out about the latest gift card industry trends.
Topps Digital Services Announcements
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In honor of Juneteenth this year, TDS took the opportunity to support our local Twin Cities community. Through the TDS Gives Back Program, TDS donated to 3 community-run organizations – Groveland Food Shelf, Second Harvest Heartland, and Urban Roots. TDS is proud to support these wonderful causes and wants to encourage everyone to support those who need it most.
The Gift Club
We have joined The Gift Club as a Gold level member. The Gift Club is an industry organization highlighting experts in the gift card, loyalty, rewards and incentives space. You can visit our profile in the supplier directory by clicking the image above.
Insights from the TDS Annual Gift Card Survey
Knowing key gift card statistics is a big factor in guiding strategies for successful gift card programs. Topps Digital Services runs an annual survey to keep a pulse on the latest industry trends. From 2019-2021, TDS has collected over 3,000 responses from gift card purchasers and recipients. TDS will be releasing the full gift card survey insights report in a separate newsletter soon. Here is a preview of what is to come.
Gift Card Fraud
 BBB Gift Card Payment Scams, March 2021 Report https://www.bbb.org/article/news-releases/23735-bbb-investigation-gift-card-scams
 Gift cards top scammer’s wish lists https://www.ftc.gov/news-events/blogs/data-spotlight/2020/12/gift-cards-top-scammers-wish-lists