05 April, 2013, London, UK: Initial Rewards, best known for its killer branded merchandise, loyalty point stores and devastatingly handsome staff, is taking to the roads raise money in the Capital to Coast Charity bike ride. Ten brave staffers have stepped forward and committed to the 75 mile trek from London to Brighton to raise funds for Norwood and the Down's Syndrome Association.more...
Team Initial is joining over 2000 riders from all over the UK to turn pedal power into vital funds during the Capital to Coast Cycle Challenge for Charity, from London to Brighton, on Sunday, 30 June. Capital to Coast 2013 aims to raise an estimated £300,000 for two charities: Norwood and the Down's Syndrome Association.
Here's what the team had to say about the ride:
Setting off from the iconic London Eye, Team Initial hopes to prove several things through this test of endurance.
If you would like to support Team Initial in our effort to raise funds, please visit our website here: www.virginmoneygiving.com/team/TeamInitial. We are also accepting training tips and kind words of support in addition to a charitable donation. Thank you very much in advance.
London, 15/02/2013 - Skrill, one of Europe's largest online payment systems providers, has announced a partnership with loyalty and reward specialist Initial Rewards, to launch a best-in-class loyalty point store for Skrill's VIP customers.more...
Initial Rewards is an industry leader in B2C loyalty schemes providing loyalty point stores, prize fulfilment, VIP gifting and customer retention programmes to hundreds of global companies. The partnership with Skrill includes the launch of a loyalty point store through which Skrill customers will be able to use points earned to purchase cash bonuses as well as products from top name consumer brands.
The new VIP store is part of Skrill's on going commitment to rewarding customers and building loyalty.
Lee Reuben, Managing Director of Initial Rewards, said of the partnership, "We've had a long-standing solid relationship with Skrill, and this partnership will allow us to serve its customers more effectively."
Joseph Hall, Vice President of Leisure and Entertainment said "The new store will allow us to offer a unique rewards scheme to all of our VIP customers, giving them incentive to keep using Skrill and building on our differentiation in the wider market place."
The new store launched on 21 February 2013 and can be found at http://skrill.com/vip/vip-store/.
Skrill is one of Europe's largest online payments systems and among the world's largest independent digital wallet providers with 30 million account holders. The Skrill Digital Wallet enables any customer to make online payments conveniently and securely without revealing personal financial data, as well as send and receive money online cost-effectively. Skrill's mission is to become the first choice for online payments.
Skrill's worldwide payment network offers businesses access to direct payment processing via 100 payment options in 200 countries and territories and 40 currencies through just one integration. Allowing everyone to pay and get paid globally.
Founded in 2001, Moneybookers Limited, now trading as "Skrill", was the first e-money issuer to be authorised and regulated by the FSA. In 2007, Investcorp Technology Partners undertook the buyout of the company from its founders.
With immediate effect, we are delighted to announce that the Fedex costs charged on all shipments will be reduced by 5.25%.
This reduction is the result of recent negotiations with Fedex, and reflects the increased number of shipments dispatched by Initial Rewards using the Fedex service.
In line with our Policy of delivery costs not being a profit centre, we have adjusted our delivery matrix and are passing on the full reduction to our customers and their players.
This will see the launch of a loyalty point redemption store for ParadisePoker players who have been earning Frequent Player Points (FPP's).
Following our statement on 6th May 2008 announcing our collaboration with Boss Media, ParadisePoker is the first poker room on the Boss Media network to launch a loyalty point store with us.
The store goes live within the next 7 days and is the first store from Initial Poker to be offered in multiple languages, with translations into 18 different languages.
"We are delighted to be working with Initial Poker on this innovative product. From the initial concept to product launch both teams have worked to an incredibly tight schedule, turning it around in just 4 months. The new loyalty point store encourages both existing and new customers to play more frequently at ParadisePoker, ultimately leading us to our goal to become the online gaming retailer of choice. " Paul Roberts, Director of Products, Sportingbet.
Initial Poker's software platform was developed specifically for the online gaming industry, and allows for a seamless link between the online poker room, the network and our unique e-commerce platform.
Initial Poker has established a large range of redemption gifts, ranging from poker chips & playing cards to iPods and Plasma TV's. All goods are stored and fulfilled from a dedicated warehouse located both in the UK and The Netherlands.
Initial Poker is due to announce shortly, details of further Boss Media licensees that have also agreed to launch a Loyalty Store with us.
Lee Reuben, MD of Initial Poker said "This is a very exciting stage for Initial Poker. The Company's significant potential is being unlocked with the launch of ParadisePoker’s loyalty store. This contract win demonstrates that Initial Poker can satisfy the growing demand for our services for even the largest online poker sites in the world. It is encouraging that Sportingbet have firmly grasped the benefits of our model."