Retailers, consumers and prices
Safeway, Walmart top list of most wanted gift cards
While giving gift cards may have declined in popularity, some are proving quite attention-worthy and can be cashed in for a pretty penny. Online gift card site plasticjungle.com buys gift cards for cash, and then resells them, often for a bit less than the amount left on the card. It also lets people donate cards to charities.
So, what stores are hot this holiday season?
Here are the cards the site is paying the most for — up to 90 percent of the face value:
– Sam’s Club
– Whole Foods
Notice a trend? It seems like a bit of a back to basics holiday season is in demand.
The highest discount right now is 30 percent off of a $25 Godiva card. It is going for just $17.50.