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PCS Invests in Team With New Appointments

PCS Invests in Team With New Appointments

Posted: 31st July 2014

Plastic Card Services (PCS), has made four new appointments in its sales and account handling divisions to bolster its growing team. Experienced print industry professional, John Willocks, who previously worked at printers, Heaton Press, joins PCS’ five-strong account management team. In his new role, he will support the growing number of client accounts, maintaining excellent […]

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PCS Secures New ID Contract

PCS Secures New ID Contract

Posted: 30th July 2014

Leading plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has secured a new contract to manufacture the ONEID4u 18+ proof of age card, for print management company, Cards 4U. The contract will see PCS produce a new, Proof of Age Standards Scheme (PASS) standardised design, including the requisite PASS hologram of authenticity. Despite the standardised look, […]

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PCS Goes Green For Denmark’s Largest Retailer

PCS Goes Green For Denmark’s Largest Retailer

Posted: 1st January 2014

Card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has picked up a new contract with Denmark’s largest retailer, Coop Danmark, thanks to its industry-leading environmental credentials. The contract will see the Macclesfield-based company supply loyalty cards for Coop Danmark, which has over 1,200 outlets and is Denmark’s most popular loyalty card scheme, with over 1.7 million active […]

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PCS Rolls Out New Barburrito Card

PCS Rolls Out New Barburrito Card

Posted: 1st January 2014

Card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has secured a new contract with Barburrito. The deal will see the Macclesfield manufacturer roll out a fresh new loyalty card and key fob design for the fast food chain. Card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has secured a new contract with Barburrito. The deal will see the Macclesfield […]

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Shoppers Missing Out On Millions From Loyalty Cards

Shoppers Missing Out On Millions From Loyalty Cards

Posted: 14th August 2013

British shoppers are sitting on hundreds of millions of pounds worth of unused loyalty card points, according to new research. Just under £220m goes unspent annually, as five per cent of card owners – some 2.24m people – admit they never cash their points in when making a purchase. It means that, despite three decades […]

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Why are dining cards so popular?

Why are dining cards so popular?

Posted: 1st August 2013

Dining out is still popular at the moment, but consumers are looking for smarter ways to enjoy life’s luxuries. While in the past vouchers and discount cards weren’t in vogue, today’s diners are more than happy to utilise offers to enable them to treat themselves more often, without worrying so much about the cost. Employers […]

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How To… Enhance Loyalty Schemes In The Travel Industries

How To… Enhance Loyalty Schemes In The Travel Industries

Posted: 1st August 2013

Going abroad on holiday remains a popular annual pastime, with an average 7.3m Britons jetting off to the sun last August alone [1]. Many see this time away as a luxury purchase and, particularly in the current economic climate, actively aim to save money by seeking out budget airlines, package deals and online price comparison […]

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Small Scale Loyalty Reaps Big Rewards

Small Scale Loyalty Reaps Big Rewards

Posted: 1st August 2013

The loyalty market is big business in the UK. Nearly 44m people own a loyalty card, and almost 70 per cent believe being a member of a loyalty club makes them more likely to make repeat purchases. And, despite plastic loyalty cards celebrating their thirtieth anniversary last year, their popularity is still increasing with more […]

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PCS Walks Its Way to Success In Charity Fundraiser

PCS Walks Its Way to Success In Charity Fundraiser

Posted: 19th July 2013

Four employees from Macclesfield-based Plastic Card Services (PCS) have raised an impressive £1,800 on a 24 hour, 54-mile charity walk across the Peak District. Rob Nicholls, Adam Unsworth, Chris Dunn and Shaun Hinchy all took part in Trekfest, managing to beat their fundraising target of £1,200. The team will split the £1,800 between their four […]

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Time Out London Gives PCS a Great Offer

Time Out London Gives PCS a Great Offer

Posted: 4th July 2013

Time Out London has awarded a 25,000 unit contract to national plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS). The deal will see PCS create a card for a brand new discounts and benefits programme – initially for London – providing offers and benefits across a range of activities from restaurants, to theatres and zoos. Working […]

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