Yiftee News

Current news, Yiftee press releases, and our whitepapers


January 5th, 2024

City launches Canyon Cash e-card with bonus cash

December 27th, 2023

Gonzales Main Street launches Gonzales Community Gift Card program

December 5th, 2023

Pacifica Hoping Local Shoppers Buy One, Get One

December 13th, 2023

"12 Days of Tipp City": A Festive Treat Awaits the Community

December 14th, 2023

Gift Cards Promote Downtown Businesses

December 5th, 2023

Celebrate Home for the Holidays in Elgin the month of December

November 22nd, 2023

How one N.J. town is helping its small businesses during the holiday season

November 27th, 2023

Little City Gift Cards Return

November 21st, 2023

Sustainable Connections gift cards highlight local businesses

November 20th, 2023


November 10th, 2023

Calimesa approves innovative gift card program to support local businesses

November 1st, 2023

Support Hutto small businesses this holiday season

August 15th, 2023

Bucks Stay Here campaign supports local businesses

Jul 13th, 2023

Bronzeville Summer Nights Celebrates South Side Businesses And Culture For 3 Nights Starting Friday

April 11th, 2023

Evanston Gift Card creates new way to support small businesses

November 23rd, 2022

Newark Charter School Seeks to Give Back to Its City With Gift Cards

November 16th, 2022

City of Oakley is proud to relaunch Shop Oakley incentive program

October 20th 2022

Fairfax City launches eGift card program to support small, local businesses

Oct 18th 2022

‘Shop Pacifica’ part of economic recovery strategy

September 19th, 2022

The Perfect Gift! Purchase Medina Bucks eGift Cards powered by Yiftee!

September 12th, 2022

PA Wilds Digital Community Gift Cards Now Available for Purchase

August 9th, 2022

The Downtown Detroit Partnership and Bedrock Announce the Merger of The Detroit Card and The Spirit Card

May 27th, 2022

City chips in $15K for gift card program to help businesses

May 23, 2022

HdL Companies and Yiftee Partner to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

February 18th, 2022

Niagara USA Chamber announces Niagara County inclusion in popular Shop 716 eGift card program

January 26th, 2022

DMVA eGift Card Holiday Promotion Helps Local Businesses

December 21st, 2021

'The goal is to keep local dollars local': New gift card program hopes to support Sacramento businesses

December 20th, 2021

Nevada City Chamber Of Commerce Launches ‘Yuba Bucks’ Gift Cards

November 29th, 2021

Chamber Bucks Are Changing

November 26th, 2021

Downtown Businesses Get Boost From New Gift Card Program

November 14th, 2021

Think Iowa City releases Johnson County digital gift card for holiday season

September 7th, 2021

Cutler Bay’s New COVID Relief Program Aids Residents, Boosts Local Economy

July 3rd, 2021

Shop Concord Program Relaunched To Keep Dollars Local

June 24th, 2021

Brentwood Chamber Of Commerce Gift Card Program Up And Running

June 3rd, 2021

Concord Brings Back Perks For Shopping Local

May 14th, 2021

Get Syked Gift Cards Now Available!

April 16th, 2021

Manassas Launches “Heart Beat” Gift Card

March 4th, 2021

Eat- Shop- Play- Local To Support Prineville Businesses

February 3rd, 2021

Dillon Approves Gift Card Stimulus Program To Support Local Businesses

January 26th, 2021

Yiftee Surpasses 200 Community eGift Card Programs, Supporting Over 10,000 Local Businesses

December 22nd, 2020

Middleburg Business & Professional Association Launches Digital Gift Card Program

December 18th, 2020

Supporting Local Businesses In Downtown East Lansing Gets Even Easier

December 17th, 2020

Shop Local: Last-minute Gift Idea

December 11th, 2020

Keep Local Dollars Local! Buy Shop Centreville, Md. Community eGift Cards

December 9th, 2020

Downtown Pittsfield Launches The Heart Of Berkshires E-Gift Card

December 2nd, 2020

Shop Benicia eGift Card Program Aims To Bring New Life To Small Local Retailers

December 2nd, 2020

New Digital Gift Card Brings New Life To Downtown Hastings

November 26th, 2020

Spend, Gift, and Support Whatcom County Business During Covid-19

November 5th, 2020

Digital Gift Card Program Supports Fairfield Businesses

November 4th, 2020

Park Slope BIG Launches Local Gift Cards

September 4th, 2020

Carlsbad Launches New Gift Card Program For Small Businesses

September 2nd, 2020

Get More For Your Money, And Support Local Businesses, With Purchase Of ‘Downtown Dollars’

August 25, 2020

New Yiftee White Paper Details The Impact The Public-Private Partnerships Have On Covid-19 Local Business Recovery Efforts.

July 20, 2020

Experience Yardley Debuts Community-Based Digital Gift Cards In Support Of Independent Businesses

July 14th, 2020

Royal Oak Offering $400,000 In Gift Cards To Draw Customers Back Downtown

June 26, 2020

Gift Fremont Program Aims To Help Support Local Businesses

May 19th, 2020

Facebook and Instagram help local merchant set up and sell eGift cards

May 19th, 2020

Yiftee partners with 5stars to provide eGift Cards to customers who are receiving gift card funds

May 19th, 2020

YIftee eGifts are now available on Facebook and Instagram in an effort to support local merchants!

April 20, 2020

Yiftee Supports Local Businesses With E-Gift Cards On Facebook And Instagram

Press Releases

March 27th, 2023

Two Yiftee Communities Win Great American Main Street Awards (GAMSA) – Danville, VA and Metuchen, NJ

September 20th, 2022

Yiftee Surpasses 400 Community eGift Cards, Launches New In-Person Sales Capability

May 23, 2022

HdL Companies and Yiftee Partner to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

March 22nd, 2022

115 Sponsors Step Up to Engage Communities in Shop Local Campaigns

May 11th, 2021

Local Community Gift Card Program Shows Up To 8X ROI

Data Shows Buy-One-Get-One Program Delivers 2X Return in 1 Month, 4X In 3 Months, Up To 8X Over Time In Revenue Going Exclusively To Local Businesses, With Lasting Increases In Sales For Main Streets And Downtowns.


April 29th, 2021

Two Yiftee Communities Win Award At The Main Street Now Conference

The Royal Oak Downtown Development Authority And Main Street Lincoln Park Both Received The Main Street Forward Award For Economic Recovery And Resilience Efforts Amid 2020 crises


January 26th, 2021

Yiftee Surpasses 200 Community eGift Card Programs

Yiftee’s locally branded community eGift cards work exclusively at shops and restaurants in an area, funneling millions of much needed dollars into small businesses


July 30th, 2019

Yiftee and Thanx Partner to Increase Online Sales for Local Businesses

Yiftee’s new Partnership with Thanx will open a new avenue to help small businesses increase their sales


January 26th, 2017

7 Top Marketing Tips and Trends of 2017

White Paper- Read our research on what we’ve learned from working with thousands of restaurants, retailers, spas, and other businesses.


March 8, 2013

Yiftee wins Appy Award at SXSW

January 29, 2013

Yiftee ™ GiftUp Enables Instant Gift-Giving From Within Foursquare™


Coming Back Stronger: How communities are working together to support local business

This white paper includes 16 case studies describing community programs designed to help residents and local businesses thrive.


Saving Mainstreet: How Public-Private Partnerships Stimulate Small Business COVID-19 Recovery Efforts

Read our white paper to see Public-Private Partnership data and case studies from communities both large and small.


A simple way to bring businesses back to Main Street

White Paper- Why, who & how to create a “Community Card” program for local merchants, corporations, consumers, and Chambers of Commerce.


7 Top Marketing Tips and Trends of 2017

White Paper- Read our research on what we’ve learned from working with thousands of restaurants, retailers, spas, and other businesses.