Michelle Madhok told Rachel Ray and her audience all about how to buy gift cards at a discount and sell gift cards you have on her favorite site And she has more Black Friday savings tips. Check it out: http://www.shefinds.com/2010/shefinds-on-rachael-ray-where-to-score-free-money-on-black-friday/ And happy shopping!
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Smart Holiday Shopping Survival Guide on The Early Show – Plastic Jungle Mentioned by Consumer Correspondent Susan Koeppen
Great tips from Susan Koeppen on The Early Show this weekend – including a Plastic Jungle shout out! Check it out: Smart Holiday Shopping Survival Guide, The Early Show What are your tricks for getting the best deals during (or after) the holidays?
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
Jafco Ventures Leads Investment in Gift Card Exchange; Company on Track to Transact in More than $10 Million in Gift Card Value in 2010 SAN JOSE, Calif. — November 18, 2010 – Plastic Jungle, the web’s largest secured gift card exchange, today announced that it has closed on $10 million in Series C financing. Jafco … Read more
Hot off the presses! Plastic Jungle launches gift card exchange application, leveraging PayPal’s new Adaptive Payments APIs, to help consumers quickly receive funds into their PayPal account for gift cards Plastic Jungle users can now also sell gift cards for PayPal credit directly on PlasticJungle.com Innovate 2010, SAN FRANCISCO – October 26, 2010 – Plastic … 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
Hello and happy Monday to all of our Plastic Jungle blog readers! Today we are sharing the latest gift card news from around the Internet. If you have a newsworthy, gift card-related item you would like included in our gift card news roundup be sure to leave your comment and story below. Will Consumers Go … Read more
Target is now offering gift cards that will allow you to purchase applications, virtual goods and other enhancements for social games on Facebook. The first brick-and-mortar store to offer Facebook gift cards, Target will be setting a new standard for retailers. You can find these new gift cards here on the Target website. “With social … Read more
SAN JOSE, Calif. – September 9, 2010 – Plastic Jungle, the Web’s leading gift card exchange, announced today that Bruce Bower will become the company’s new Chief Executive Officer, following the tenure of Gary Briggs who will transition to Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective October 1. “Bruce, who has served as president since … Read more
The gift card industry is all abuzz about the final set of gift cards regulations that went into effect over this past weekend. Most of the regulations deal with use-anywhere “open loop” gift cards, such as Visa, Mastercard and American Express gift cards. As I’ve written here before, Plastic Jungle generally does not transact in … Read more