We want everyone in the Plastic Jungle community to believe that when they sell a card to us, or buy a card from us, their account information is safe, and their transaction is completed as promised. We work hard to keep bad guys from taking advantage of you when you transact with us. Imagine you … Read more
To the PJ faithful, You probably noticed when visiting PlasticJungle.com that we have a brand new website. In fact, it’s part of a major overhaul of the entire Plastic Jungle service. Unfortunately, as part of this changeover, you may have experienced some hiccups. Customer service is hugely important to us, and we sincerely apologize for … Read more
Ernst & Young recently reported that gift card sales in 2010 grew 4% over 2009. That’s good news as recent trends have been flat, even down. Choice, and an increased acceptance of gift cards as a meaningful gift gesture, continues to fuel the gift card market. Online sales and the use of gift cards to offset … Read more
Valued members of the Plastic Jungle community, Customer Support is hugely important to us – it’s a core principal that we serve you our customers as best we can, and as you deserve. We talk about it all the time. It is a really big deal to us. The truth is that we wince when … Read more
Check out Plastic Jungle’s most important 2011 resolutions, including always offering the best value, with 100% transparency and no hidden fees.
Happy Holidays to you and yours, from all of us at Plastic Jungle!
Well gee-whilikers! I didn’t expect to be writing this so soon after our Series B round, but … We closed a Series C round of $10 million. Gary mentioned in his blog about the B round that this is just a way for us to measure our progress along some sort of an education path … Read more
If you haven’t seen it already, check out Mint.com’s great infographic exploring the gift card industry (The Gift Card Minefield: How to Get Your Money’s Worth). As you’ll see below, the numbers are astounding: The gift card industry totals more than $87 billion a year, but we at Plastic Jungle estimate that $30 billion of … Read more
Bruce Bower and I met thirty years ago as incoming freshmen at college. Just writing that sentence is pretty staggering to me, not just given the length of time. We became fast friends and shared many common interests. It is still incredible to me that we reconnected again years later over a business idea. Nearly … Read more
Earlier today, the founders of Mercardi announced the decision to close down their marketplace. We are completely delighted they have chosen to recommend and endorse Plastic Jungle as the best way for you to buy, sell, exchange, and donate gift cards online going forward. Welcome Mercardi Buyers and Sellers! At Plastic Jungle, savvy shoppers find … Read more