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Gift Cards: Not So Lame Anymore

    Gift cards have become an increasingly popular and acceptable holiday gift, and shoppers are planning to spend more this year on these little plastic presents than ever before. There are a lot of reasons for that, starting with the idea that holiday sales will be slightly higher than they were last year, according to the

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    Facebook stops peddling physical gifts (no one wants)

      The social network is removing teddy bears, flower arrangements, and cookie baskets from its online marketplace to get serious about selling gift cards. Jennifer Van Grove by Jennifer Van Grove August 23, 2013 2:53 PM PDT Less than a year after opening up a gift shop, Facebook said Friday that it will no longer sell

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      Social Gifting App Wrapp Hits 1 Million Users

        Social Gifting App Wrapp Hits 1 Million Users (Because People Like Free Stuff) Social gifting startup Wrapp is today announcing that it has grown its user base to 1 million within 14 months – proof that people really do enjoy freebies, it seems. The company, which allows users to send both free and paid digital gifts and gift

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        InComm Buys Giftango

          InComm Buys Giftango By Leo Jakobson January 9, 2013- Two companies with deep roots in the incentive gift card business have merged: On Jan. 8, InComm, a provider of prepaid cards, services, and transaction technologies to manufacturers and retailers, announced its purchase of digital gift card solutions provider Giftango Corporation. Portland, OR-based Giftango will become

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          Graduation Gifts: Best Tech and Gadget Gifts For Grads

            By JOANNA STERN (@joannastern) May 15, 2012 School’s out for the summer. Or at least, it will be soon. And that means graduation time and lots of high school and college students moving on to their next place in life. But it doesn’t matter what kind of grad you have in your life; they’re going

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            Chipotle to offer graduation gift cards to college seniors

              From now through June 30, 2012, Chipotle is offering a college graduate gift card promotion at locations in the U.S. and Canada. If a customer purchases a $30 gift card for a graduate, they will receive a free burrito, order of tacos, salad or bowl at any Chipotle location. “While Chipotle makes all of its food

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              Mother’s Day Goes Digital with Personalized eGift Cards

                Retailers Offer Promotions for eGifts Powered by CashStar: Helping Families Give Moms What They Really Want PORTLAND, Maine, May 10, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mother’s Day is now only second to Christmas as the largest eGift holiday, reports CashStar, the digital gifting and incentives company. Responding to consumer demand, a number of retailers are currently

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