MENLO PARK, Calif., Sept. 8, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Yiftee, Inc. and Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN), a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services, today announced an agreement to deliver the Yiftee No Hassle Gift Cards to merchants.
The hassle-free Yiftee Mobile Gift Card solution is designed to offer an easy and simple way for Global Payments' U.S. merchants to participate in the gift card market, simply by adding a gift card link to their website. Global Payments provides a quick sign-up that merchants can complete in minutes to be gift card-enabled.
Any merchant that accepts MasterCard® can subscribe to the service, allowing their customers to purchase gift cards from mobile devices or online. Recipients instantly receive a virtual gift voucher and personal message via email, text, or Twitter®. The solution is simple for the merchant to implement and all administration and tracking is done by Yiftee.
"Enabling Yiftee's mobile gift card solution fulfills Global Payments' promise to make available to our merchants products which will allow them to stay competitive and grow top line revenue," said Frank T. Young, SVP, Global Product and Innovation at Global Payments.
"It's clear that commerce is going online, mobile, and social, and today's independent merchants need to be there for the customers who already know and love them, plus to engage new customers. We are here to help them grow top line revenue with one simple link for all channels: their website, Twitter®, Facebook, email, text, and in-store," said Donna Novitsky, Yiftee CEO.
About YifteeTM, Local Gifts, On-the-Go
Yiftee (Yiftee.com) is the award winning the no hassle gift card solution with no special technology or POS integration, no revenue-share, no discounting, and no special accounting. Merchants gain additional sales, foot traffic, and an eGifting capability like big retailers. Consumers, corporations, and merchants use the Yiftee mobile and online app to send thoughtful, unexpected gifts via Twitter®, email, and text. Recipients pick up their Yiftee gifts using their smartphone at their favorite local restaurants and shops, driving profitable business to those merchants. Twitter: @Yiftee. Facebook: www.facebook.com/yiftee.
About Global Payments
Global Payments Inc. (NYSE: GPN) is a leading worldwide provider of payment technology services that delivers innovative solutions driven by customer needs globally. Our partnerships, technologies and employee expertise enable us to provide a broad range of products and services that allow our customers to accept all payment types across a variety of distribution channels in many markets around the world.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with approximately 4,500 employees worldwide, Global Payments is a Fortune 1000 Company with merchants and partners in 29 countries throughout North America, Europe, the Asia-Pacific region and Brazil. For more information about Global Payments, our Service. Driven. Commerce brand and our technologies, please visit www.globalpaymentsinc.com.
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