Chicago-based Rewards Network posted a 10% decline in total sales for the first quarter to $68 million. Net income for the quarter was $1.8 million compared with a net loss of $3.7 million for 1Q/05 and net income of $2.1 million in the prior quarter. The Company says its Marketing Credits Program sales declined 9.7% to $62.6 million, driven by a 16.2% decrease in merchant count. The number of restaurants has declined from 9,957 at year end 2005 to 9,522. However, the number of active accounts increased from 3.43 million to 3.47 million over the same period. The Company provides airline miles, loyalty/reward program points and “Cashback Rewards” savings to its members. For complete details on Rewards Network’s latest results, visit CardData ([www.carddata.com]).