The first debit card rewards program to offer up to 25% cash-back from some retailers has been launched. The new “CheckCard Rewards” program includes top ranked merchants such as Pier 1 Imports, Toys “R” Us, Rite Aid, Gap.com, Staples.com and BarnesandNoble.com. All AmSouth consumer and business check cards are automatically enrolled, there is no fee to participate, no counting points to redeem and qualifying transactions at participating retailers may be either signature or PIN-based. AmSouth customers making purchases at participating locations on or after August 1st, will have a cash refund amount automatically deposited to their accounts and reported on their monthly bank statements. AmSouth customers shopping online may register for refunds and shop at participating online retailers by visiting “www.amsouth.com”:www.amsouth.com.