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Premier Inn Backs Contactless Technology

Premier Inn Backs Contactless Technology

Posted: 1st February 2013

Leading value hotel brand, Premier Inn, is working with award winning manufacturer, Plastic Card Services (PCS), to roll out ‘keyless room entry’ across its new build hotels and refurbished sites. The move is part of the hotel chain’s aim to future-proof its offering, and continue to provide the UK’s best value rooms. 136,000 high-tech MIFARE® […]

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PCS In International TV Debut

PCS In International TV Debut

Posted: 31st January 2013

Plastic Card Services (PCS) has made its debut on international television on Dutch news programme, Nieuwsuur, as part of a best practice report into how British businesses work overseas. PCS garnered the interest of the Dutch news programme when it was selected for The Guardian Small Business Best Practice Exchange Exporting Award 2012. The company […]

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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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PCS Scoops National Export Award

PCS Scoops National Export Award

Posted: 30th October 2012

Plastic card manufacturer, Plastic Card Services, has picked up a national award for export success, after growing its sales to overseas markets to 10 per cent of annual turnover. The Macclesfield-based company, which provides plastic cards and associated services for a number of high profile retailers and FTSE 100 companies, was presented The Guardian newspaper’s […]

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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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Foyles Books Plastic Card Services for Gift Cards

Foyles Books Plastic Card Services for Gift Cards

Posted: 16th October 2012

Foyles, the UK National & Children’s Bookseller of the Year 2012, is working with Plastic Card Services (PCS) to provide its range of own branded gift cards. The family-run bookseller, which has a strong heritage dating back to 1903, has been overwhelmed by customers requesting Foyles branded gift cards, and has ordered 65,000 cards from […]

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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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Plastic Card Services Scoops Company of the Year at Industry Awards

Plastic Card Services Scoops Company of the Year at Industry Awards

Posted: 28th September 2012

Staff at Plastic Card Services (PCS) are celebrating after scooping the coveted Company of the Year (up to £5 million) prize at the 2012 British Printing Industries Federation (BPIF) Excellence Awards. PCS, which provides plastic cards and associated services from its headquarters in Macclesfield, Cheshire, was presented with the prestigious accolade after judges recognised the […]

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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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