Best Buy: $50 SIRIUS Gift Card For $55. What?

Best Buy is selling a $50 SIRIUS gift card for $55. Rather, that is the “national internet price” at BestBuy.com—Best Buy stores may sell the $50 gift cards for $50. Any idea what is going on here? We chatted with a surly Best Buy representative who offered one explanation.

According to the saleswoman, SIRIUS charges Best Buy $55 for the $50 gift card. This could be a clever SIRIUS ploy to drive customers to their own website while subjecting Best Buy to ridicule. Can anyone offer a better explanation?

SIRIUS – $50 Gift Card for SIRIUS Satellite Radio [BestBuy.com]
SIRIUS $50 Pre-Paid Subscription Card [SIRIUS]