Safeway's Blackhawk Buys Cardpool

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Blackhawk Network, the Safeway subsidiary that provides prepaid gift cards and related services, has acquired Cardpool, a gift-card exchange marketplace, the companies said Friday.

PLEASANTON, Calif. — Blackhawk Network, the Safeway subsidiary that provides prepaid gift cards and related services, has acquired Cardpool, a gift-card exchange marketplace, the companies said Friday.

Terms of the acquisition, in which Cardpool will become a subsidiary of Blackhawk, were not disclosed.

Consumers will continue to be able to exchange gift cards at www.ca

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