Gift Card News

The gift card industry changes quickly. Bankruptcies, new websites, changing regulations, fraud, mobile gift cards, electronic gift cards and public perceptions are just a few issues we keep track of for you.

You'll also find links to articles and press about your favorite gift-giving octogenarian, Gift Card Granny.


March 22, 2023

Sell Your Gift Card for Cash

Gift cards are generally good gifts suitable for all kinds of occasions. Their simple design and monetary value make gift cards a preferable travel companion, taking away the hassle of cash and contributing to a more organized space. Gift cards are redeemable at a variety of renowned retailers for various products and services; whether it’s for dining out, home improvement, buying new clothes, or booking …

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March 16, 2023

Where To Buy Gift Cards

Gift cards are fantastic gifts, but they don’t appear out of thin air. There are lots of great places to buy gift cards like grocery stores, retail stores, and online. We are particularly fond of the third option. Purchasing a gift card at a specific store is only convenient when you are at that store, and you still potentially run into the problem that they …

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March 9, 2023

A Guide to Creating Custom Easter Baskets

Easter is fast approaching. So we’re going to show how to create custom Easter baskets, where you consider the recipient’s personality and hobbies. This way, each basket is thoughtful and unique and something they want. We provide an array of choices for everyone in your family, and these are easy to make. 1. Gift Card Easter Basket …

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November 23, 2022

Our Top 24 Gift Cards for Employee Appreciation Presents

Do you want to recognize your employees who go above and beyond? Consider giving them gift cards to show your appreciation! Are you looking for a great gift idea to recognize employees for a job well done and let them know you care? Giving gift cards for employee appreciation is one of the most popular ways to recognize your staff. People love being recognized for their hard …

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November 22, 2022

Results from the 2022 Holiday Gift Card Study

Gift Card Granny conducted its annual survey on gift card usage and trends for the 2022 holiday season. This year, over 2,200 US-based consumers who have visited submitted responses. Topics such as most popular retailers, purchasing behavior, digital gift card growth and gift card purchasing were analyzed. …

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March 16, 2022

The Rise Of Gift Card Scams

Fact or fiction: The top payment method for imposter scams in 2018 was gift or reloadable cards. Fact or fiction: In 2018, there were 77.9 million in total dollars lost (reported) with gift cards or reloadable cards used as a payment method. Fact or fiction: There were nearly 550,000 imposter scams reported in 2018. Curious about the answers? All three are facts according to the …

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December 1, 2021

The Best Holiday Gifts for Men at Any Age

Selecting the ideal holiday gift for the men in our life can be challenging. The old standbys of a new tie or a new sweater become boring after a while, and you should feel excited about the gifts you bestow on others. More importantly, you want him to feel enthusiastic about his present. This Christmas, select a present that's tailored to his personality. We've included gifts …

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December 1, 2021

Holiday Gift Card Survey Results 2021

Gift Card Granny has been surveying users since 2016 to gain insight on gift card usage and trends for the upcoming holiday season. Over 1,200 US-based consumers who have visited responded this year. Read below for topics such as the most requested gift cards for 2021, eGift card trends and trends on gift card purchasing. Results from the 2021 Holiday Gift Card Study Most Requested Gift …

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November 24, 2021

Top 22+ Affordable Baby Stocking Stuffer Ideas This Year

Are you worried about finding the best baby stocking stuffer ideas for Christmas this year? Luckily there are plenty of presents you can buy babies at a variety of stages. From newborn stocking stuffers to gifts for toddlers, we've created a giant list of some of the best Christmas stocking ideas for babies. So, you’ll have plenty of gifts to choose from when you go holiday …

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November 22, 2021

Holiday Gift Ideas For Teachers

Tasty Treat Ideas Teachers appreciate tasty treats because many of them have a sweet tooth. Many teachers also prefer receiving gifts they can eat and then get rid of, instead of it cluttering up their classroom or their home. Check about food allergies before giving a teacher food items. Milk Bar Confetti Cookies Give your children's favorite teacher a box of these Milk Bar chewy confetti …

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