the not-so-perfect gift

In the US, Consumer Reports announced that 8 Billion dollars worth of gift card money went unclaimed in 2006. Yet 62 percent of customers are still planning on buying gift cards this holiday season. Yikes!
Read the article here.

4 comments:

Anonymous said...

People can send me their unused cards and I'll use them. 0ne tenth of the unclaimed total and I'd be rich and bogged down with more stuff than I could use in my life time. Hopefully they wouldn't all be to Walmart and Bass Pro Shop.

odd facts said...

It's a perfect wedding idea. Give the couple all of your unused but usable gift cards! Brilliant!

Steven Yoo said...

That will surely like it -_-;;
The unused gift cards are still worth because it made a recipent happy. I think that people sometimes only care about the monetary point of view.

odd facts said...

I personally don't like gift cards because they know exactly how much I spent on them. I like to buy things on sale and save money but seem generous.