variety of card incentive programs available from Tristar

Incentive programs

Tristar’s rewards platform is a fully customizable solution that fits any organization’s workflow. These programs can be ongoing or stand-alone campaigns – Tristar’s team works with yours to optimize campaigns for maximum impact and return on investment (ROI).

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Sales Incentive Programs

Make a positive impact on your close rates and revenue.

Strategically turn prospects into first-time buyers and first-time buyers into repeat customers while keeping your brand top of mind.

  • Sign-up bonuses/welcome offers
  • Referral bonuses
  • In-store visits (test drives)
  • Loyalty points programs that reward recurring purchases
  • Tiered programs that promote gamification


69% of consumers allow the presence of rewards or loyalty programs to influence their shopping decisions
“Loyalty Programs for Customer Acquisition”,, 2021


Stay top-of-mind; 73% of loyalty program members are more likely to recommend brands with good loyalty programs.
“The Loyalty Report”,, 2019

And people are 4x more likely to buy when referred by a friend
“What is Referral Marketing”,, 2021

Unhappy workers cost the U.S. up to $550 billion per year.

Attract, engage, and retain employees with custom Workforce Incentive Programs that reward a job well done.




Sales Spiffs


Employee Points


Health and wellness


Professional development


New hire referrals


Tuition assistance


Bonuses and raises


Holiday gifts

motivate and reward employees with custom cards
  • When an incentive is offered, 85% of workers feel more motivated to do their best. 85% 85%
  • Organizations that use employee incentive programs experience a 79% success rate in achieving their established goals when the reward is offered. 79% 79%
  • Incentive programs can increase employee performance by as much as 44%. 44% 44%
  • and they can motivate up to 66% of employees to remain with their company. 66% 66%
“10 Employee Incentive Programs to Engage Your Team”,, 2020
gift cards are a popular present
Over 50% of shoppers rank gift cards as a top 10 item on their shopping lists.
“2020 Deloitte Holiday Retail Survey: Reimagining Traditions,” Deloitte, 2020
physical gift cards can be used everywhere

Physical Gift Cards

Physical gift cards are a popular choice because they’re easily redeemed in-store or online – and they’re a tangible representation of your gift. Customize with your brand and colors for a memorable experience.

digital gift cards can be delivered instantly

Digital Gift Cards

Digital gift cards are easy to deliver and easy to use. Load the funds desired and tell us where to ship to, and we'll take it from there. With support for all popular mobile payment systems, digital gift cards are a breeze to purchase, configure and deliver.


Custom designs

Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards can be designed with your brand’s logo and colors for rewards that are valuable, relevant & memorable


Results driven

You make the rules!
Define your program in our platform to create a truly custom program that aligns with your brand’s objectives with crystal clear, real-time performance reports.


Easy to launch

Quickly launch a custom cardholder website and mobile application for every campaign


Expert service

Take control and tweak your campaigns for a cost-effective, efficient & customer-friendly program. Benefit from an accessible, expert account management team (and a direct point of contact) that understands and is committed to achieving the campaign’s objectives

Digital payment solutions

Digital rewards for instant delivery and gratification.

Tristar’s delivery options give you the choice of delivering a physical card, directly debit a bank account, and same day ACH.


Process in-store credit


Customer refunds


Facilitate used goods purchases


Manage customer reimbursements

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Create a cashback program


Contractor & vendor payments

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Disbursement programs

API-driven disbursement platform

Retailers and brands of all sizes can power their disbursement program with Tristar’s platform. Customers and vendors can redeem funds via echeck, ACH, online transfers – or even cash out at their nearest bank.

You define the rules, and Tristar takes care of the rest – compliance, fraud, intelligent customer service, and even escheatment requirements.

Card customization

It’s your incentive program – you should get the credit!

Your branding is an asset, one that fosters loyal consumers and ongoing sales. Create, customize, and ship Visa, Mastercard, and Discover cards that delight your customers with every swipe. And reinforce your brand every time your customers use your gift cards.

Card customization made EASY!

customizing cards with a brand's color and logos quickly

To get started, simply:

Provide your brand’s logo and colors


Want something unique?

Our design team will work with you to customize your card package!  To create a look and feel that resonates with the sheer pleasure of redeeming a reward.

Card Customization is available for all our physical and virtual cards packages.

Tristar card campaign platform features

Card management

Manage multiple card designs, program features, fee plans, and all incentives & promotions


Audience segmentation

Create smart audience groups based on participation and frequency

Branded website & mobile app

Quickly and easily launch online access for consumers to create an account and participate in your program

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Self-serve tools

Enable the prepaid/debit campaign manager to operate a cost-effective, efficient & customer-friendly program

Campaign dashboard

Access all data related to the card program: transaction data, daily balance information, card sales, store performance, and direct deposit data

Near real-time reporting

Access all campaign-related performance data and create custom reports. Schedule report frequency and export in any format required