Seastone Ranks No. 11 Among Inc. Top 100 Consumer Products Companies in America
August 25, 2008

Provo, Utah-based Seastone, the market leader in specialty gift-card packages and gift-card promotional programs, announced it ranked No. 11 on the Inc. magazine Top 100 consumer products companies, and No. 180 on the Inc. 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in America. With a three-year growth of 1,300 percent, Inc. noted Seastone is growing because gift-cards represent a rapidly developing sector in consumer products, and demand for the personalized gift-card packaging Seastone provides is rising just as quickly. “Seastone and its Give-A-Gift brand have grown tremendously over the past few years, and we’re pleased to see the company recognized at such a high level,” said Eric

Seastone Releases Industry Gift Card Survey Results
March 25, 2008

Provo, Utah-based, Seastone, a market leader in specialty gift card packages and gift card promotional programs, announced the results of the 2008 Gift Card Packaging Study conducted by The Marketing Workshop. Commissioned by Seastone, the survey found that 96 percent of adults have purchased or received a gift card, and nearly four in 10 have purchased gift card packaging. In what represents a clear revenue opportunity and potential threat for retailers, half of respondents indicated they are purchasing gift card packaging at a different time and place than the gift card. “Gift card packaging has grown rapidly as a retail product category over

Seastone Gift Card Packaging Sales Increase 250 Percent
December 18, 2007

Provo, Utah-based Seastone, the industry leader in specialty gift card packages and gift card promotional programs, announced that sales have increased by 250 since last year. In 2006, Seastone delivered approximately 40 million gift card package units, which increased to more than 100 million units in 2007. Large retailers across the nation are successfully marketing gift card packages made by Seastone, including Kohl’s, Albertson’s, Home Depot, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Walgreens and Wal-Mart. “While gift card sales continue to rise at a steady pace, gift card packaging has exploded as a product category,” said Eric Child, Seastone president. “Seastone pioneered this category, and as a

Seastone Dresses Up Restaurant Gift Cards
November 20, 2007

Provo, Utah-based Seastone, a supplier of specialty gift-card packages and gift-card promotional programs, announced an new offering of gift-card packages and programs for the restaurant industry. “We know that in the retail industry, and particularly within the restaurant segment, customers are looking for ways to personalize and add value to make gift-cards more of a gift,” said Mary Cusick, senior vice president, restaurant marketing for Bob Evans Farms. “We think Seastone will help us do that within our brand character.” Seastone currently is helping restaurants and other retailers develop their 2008 gift-card promotional programs. Depending on the type of restaurant, Seastone’s gift-card packages

Seastone Revamps Gift Card Packaging Program
April 24, 2007

Seastone, a Provo, Utha-based supplier of specialty gift card packages and gift card promotional programs, recently announced plans to advance the gift card category by revamping its packaging program. “The gift card industry has matured rapidly in its brief 10-year history and is here to stay,” said Phil Rist, retail analyst at BIGresearch. “2006 was the year of the gift card, growing to an estimated $82 billion. We are now seeing the maturation of the gift card package category and will see some innovative developments in this area as a value-add to gift cards.” Over the past three years, Seastone has enhanced its gift