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IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR HR MANAGERS: New year jolt to employees! Modern retail outlets like Bigbazaar, More etc. put up notices in their stores. SODEXO and EDENRED vouchers acceptance stopped w.e.f 1st Jan 2012.
Our (Camp Card Solutions) Meal card customers not affected...

From India, Mumbai
This isnít the 1st time that there is noise by a section of modern format retailers against brands. In the past as well, some of these retailers had wanted to avoid brands like Cadburys and Kelloggs over issues like margins. These FMCG majors continued to make their products available at the traditional retail outlets and consumers had the choice to procure from there. Similarly, even if the chain stores stop accepting meal vouchers, there is a much wider network of restaurants, food outlets, food courts, bakeries, pizzerias and cafeterias that will continue to accept meal vouchers. With customizing services being the favorite mantra for the industry, consumers can also register on the service providersí sites by sharing the details of their favorite restaurants and food outlets to be added to the merchant network. And besides, meal vouchers bring in more business as well as brand awareness for these stores while being a tax exempt benefit for the employees. I think these modern retail
From India, Pune
This isnít the 1st time that there is noise by a section of modern format retailers against brands. In the past as well, some of these retailers had wanted to avoid brands like Cadburys and Kelloggs over issues like margins. These FMCG majors continued to make their products available at the traditional retail outlets and consumers had the choice to procure from there. Similarly, even if the chain stores stop accepting meal vouchers, there is a much wider network of restaurants, food outlets, food courts, bakeries, pizzerias and cafeterias that will continue to accept meal vouchers. With customizing services being the favorite mantra for the industry, consumers can also register on the service providersí sites by sharing the details of their favorite restaurants and food outlets to be added to the merchant network. And besides, meal vouchers bring in more business as well as brand awareness for these stores while being a tax exempt benefit for the employees. I think these modern reta
From India, Pune
This isnít the 1st time that there is noise by a section of modern format retailers against brands. In the past as well, some of these retailers had wanted to avoid brands like Cadburys and Kelloggs over issues like margins. These FMCG majors continued to make their products available at the traditional retail outlets and consumers had the choice to procure from there. Similarly, even if the chain stores stop accepting meal vouchers, there is a much wider network of restaurants, food outlets, food courts, bakeries, pizzerias and cafeterias that will continue to accept meal vouchers. I think these modern retail formats will resume acceptance of the meal vouchers in some time until when we can use meal vouchers at the other outlets.

From India, Pune
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