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Holland & Barrett Loyalty Programme Hits Six Million

Holland & Barrett Loyalty Programme Hits Six Million

Posted: 12th April 2013

The UK’s leading high street health supplement retailer, Holland & Barrett, has celebrated the success of its ‘Rewards for Life’ loyalty programme by placing an order for a further two million cards from national plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services. This means the total number of cardholders in the programme has risen to over six […]

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Hairdressers Are A Cut Above Say Consumers

Hairdressers Are A Cut Above Say Consumers

Posted: 20th November 2012

When it comes to securing continued loyalty from customers, new research reveals that hairdressers are a cut above the rest. A study of consumers across the UK found that people are more loyal to their hairdresser than any other brand, product or business. So forget big business or the great global experience, it turns out […]

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Adam Unsworth Predicts the Key Trends for Loyalty Cards in 2013

Adam Unsworth Predicts the Key Trends for Loyalty Cards in 2013

Posted: 30th October 2012

In a piece for The Scottish Grocer, Adam Unsworth, sales director at PCS, predicts the key trends for loyalty cards in 2013 Since the launch of the Tesco Clubcard key fob in 2004, the popularity of the design has gained momentum and there’s no sign of it stopping in 2013. Usually offered alongside the traditional […]

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Showcase Cinemas Premieres New Card Design With PCS

Showcase Cinemas Premieres New Card Design With PCS

Posted: 23rd October 2012

National cinema chain, Showcase Cinemas, has rolled out a new loyalty card design with the help of Plastic Card Services (PCS). Working in partnership with the leading plastic card manufacturer, Showcase Cinemas has developed an innovative, personalised design for its ‘Insider’ loyalty programme. The new Insider card features a sleek black back and face design […]

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Plastic Card Services Helps The Hippodrome Make Friends

Plastic Card Services Helps The Hippodrome Make Friends

Posted: 28th September 2012

Plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services, has been awarded a contract to manufacture 170,500 loyalty cards for the new Hippodrome Casino in Leicester Square. As part of the contract, PCS has produced two versions of the ‘Friends of the Hippodrome’ card, in red and gold for the different levels of membership. The Hippodrome Casino entertainment […]

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Loyalty pays off

Loyalty pays off

Posted: 26th July 2012

Smart British shoppers are saving more than £4bn a year thanks to loyalty cards, according to new research. The latest study reveals 86 per cent of the UK adult population owns at least one such card and each individual consumer saves an average of £100.32 annually, meaning £4.39bn is saved every year across the UK. […]

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Grosvenor Casinos places bet on Plastic Card Services

Grosvenor Casinos places bet on Plastic Card Services

Posted: 17th July 2012

Grosvenor Casinos has awarded a 700,000 unit contract to the national plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), as part of a major rebranding programme. In an extension to its previous agreement with the leading casino operator, PCS will now supply newly branded ‘Grosvenor Play Points’ cards to its 35 sites across the UK. PCS […]

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The key to the future

The key to the future

Posted: 15th June 2012

Rob Nicholls, managing director of plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), explores current trends in the loyalty card market and looks at potential applications in the retail sector. With around 85 per cent of households in the UK reportedly having at least one loyalty card, it’s no doubt that these schemes remain a popular […]

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The future of retail loyalty

The future of retail loyalty

Posted: 15th June 2012

In a publication from thebusinessdesk.com, PCS’s Sales Director Adam Unsworth discusses the future of retail and the best ways to engender customer loyalty. Will loyalty apps affect the plastic card industry? “Technology moves at a frightening pace and many so called ‘advances’ slip by the wayside. However, I think it’s fair to say that smartphones […]

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Popularity of key fobs sees upsurge in production at PCS

Popularity of key fobs sees upsurge in production at PCS

Posted: 2nd December 2011

With the six-millionth plastic key fob rolling off the production line this week, Plastic Card Services, (PCS), has revealed a growing trend in the use of the product in loyalty and reward schemes. Sales in key fobs have increased dramatically during the past six months, resulting in nearly £1 million worth of new business for […]

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