Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop launches a personalized photo Tim Card®
DUBLIN, OH, Dec. 17, 2013
Just in time for holiday gifting, the restaurant chain's U.S. guests can
create their own personal Tim Card® online and on Facebook
DUBLIN, OH, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
enthusiasts can now send their friends and family the gift of Tim Hortons with
a personal touch.
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop launched a new platform to personalize its Tim
Card®. The platform allows fans of the brand to create their own unique gift
card from a personal photo or image. Fans can send a Tim Card® in an
electronic eGift format or a traditional plastic card.
The new gift card design launched December 12 on www.shopus.timhortons.com and
on the U.S. chain's Facebook page at www.facebook.com/TimHortonsUS.
"Giving a gift card to someone doesn't have to feel impersonal anymore," said
Mike Meilleur, executive vice president, Tim Hortons U.S. "We hope our guests
will incorporate their favorite memories with their favorite place to visit."
The customizable Tim Card® is available in a set denomination ($10, $15, $25,
$50, $100) or a specific value (up to $100). Guests will pay a surcharge of
$4.50 for personalization and production.
The Tim Card® was previously only available for purchase in Tim Hortons Cafe &
Bake Shop restaurants and select retail grocers. The availability to purchase
the Tim Card® online and through social media channels is an added convenience
for U.S. guests who may prefer to shop online.
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop partnered with Buyatab for the technology behind
the personalization photo platform. Buyatab is a service provider that
specializes in the online sales of physical and digital gift cards for leading
About Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
Tim Hortons is one of the largest publicly-traded restaurant chains in North
America based on market capitalization. Operating in the quick service segment
of the restaurant industry, Tim Hortons appeals to a broad range of consumer
tastes, with a menu that includes premium coffee, espresso-based beverages,
specialty teas, home-style soups, fresh sandwiches, grilled panini, wraps, hot
breakfast sandwiches and fresh baked goods, including our trademark donuts. As
of November 7, 2013, Tim Hortons had 817 restaurants in the United States and
4,350 restaurants systemwide. To learn more about Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake
Shop, visit www.timhortons.com or follow on Facebook
www.facebook.com/TimHortonsUS), Twitter (@TimHortonsUS) and Instagram
SOURCE Tim Hortons
Manager, Public Relations, U.S.
Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop
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