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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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Stena Line Stays Loyal To PCS

Stena Line Stays Loyal To PCS

Posted: 17th April 2013

Plastic Card Services (PCS) has delivered a further loyalty card order for long-standing client, Stena Line, taking the total cards produced for the ferry company to over 200,000. Macclesfield-based PCS has worked with Stena Line for over 13 years to manufacture and fulfil its Business Traveller and eXtra card schemes. Stena Line began working with […]

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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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PCS Laces Up for 24 Hour Charity Walk

PCS Laces Up for 24 Hour Charity Walk

Posted: 28th March 2013

Four employees from Macclesfield-based, Plastic Card Services (PCS) are donning their boots and waterproofs for a 24 hour charity walk. Adam Unsworth, Rob Nicholls, Chris Dunn and Shaun Hinchy have all signed up for the Trekfest event in July, which will see them cover 54 miles across the Peak District in just one 24 hour […]

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Plastic Card Services Named Business of the Year at Macclesfield Awards

Plastic Card Services Named Business of the Year at Macclesfield Awards

Posted: 2nd March 2013

Employees at Plastic Card Services (PCS) are celebrating after scooping the Business of the Year (turnover over £1m to £5m) prize at the 2013 Macclesfield and Wilmslow Business Awards. Based on Tytherington Business Park, PCS manufactures, personalises and mails a wide range of plastic cards including loyalty and gift. The company was awarded the honour […]

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PCS Boosts Account Management Team

PCS Boosts Account Management Team

Posted: 1st March 2013

Following a series of major contract wins, including Premier Inn, Holland & Barrett and Showcase Cinemas, Macclesfield-based plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), has expanded its account management team with the appointment of Kimberley Wadsworth. Kimberley, from Macclesfield, joins PCS with extensive customer service experience, gained from several roles within the retail and catering […]

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The World Of Export As An SME Manufacturer

The World Of Export As An SME Manufacturer

Posted: 4th February 2013

No one can deny that the UK economy is currently in a fragile state. We’ve already been through a double-dip recession and economists are discussing the possibility of the country slipping into its third recession in just five years. However, while there have been losses across the majority of sectors, there are SMEs in manufacturing […]

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