Will Making Gift Cards Entirely Virtual Make Them Better?

Will Making Gift Cards Entirely Virtual Make Them Better?

We at Consumerist have long taken a stance against gift cards: they’re like giving someone a gift of cash, only with rules and limitations. What’s the point of that? There’s a whole secret economy in unused gift cards in America: up to 20% of the things are never used up. But some planned changes to gift cards could theoretically make them easier to spend and harder to lose. [More]