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31 Gift Card Innovations

From Discount Gift Card Sites to Technology Trade-In Programs

— May 12, 2014 — Pop Culture
One of the best ways that a company can make money is by issuing gift cards and there are a slew of gift card innovations that have been created to entice more of these sales. Yet these innovations will appeal as much to the customer as it will the company.

Companies love gift cards because many of them are never used. Yet one of these gift card innovations, which involves trading them in for something else, can help ensure that the recipient does eventually cash in their gift. Another customer-centered tweak involves a tracking site to ensure cards don't go missing.

These gift card innovations benefit companies by making them more unique and irresistible. For instance, origami certificates are more artistic and QR code gift cards more tech-savvy.
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Philanthropic Gift Cards
Philanthropic Gift Cards
These Gift Cards are an Innovative Way to Give to the Homeless
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Filipino Personal Gifting Platforms
Filipino Personal Gifting Platforms
GC Regalo Allows Filipinos to Send Online Gift Certificates
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Gift Organization Apps
Gift Organization Apps
Collect, Manage and Send Gift Cards With Easy-Using Gyft
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Discount Gift Card Sites
Discount Gift Card Sites
CardNap Lets Users Re-Sell Old Gift Cards and Buy New Ones for a Steal
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Gamified Payment Apps
Gamified Payment Apps
This App Changes the Concept of Collections by Educating Consumers
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Recipient-Focused Gifting Services
Recipient-Focused Gifting Services
The Loop Commerce E-Gift Service Leaves the Extreme Details Out
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Multiple Storage Debit Cards
Multiple Storage Debit Cards
The Coin Card Stores All Your Cards in One Place
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Interactive Donut Greetings
Interactive Donut Greetings
Krispy Kreme E-Cards are a Sweet and Sentimental Gift
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Simplified Credit Cards
Simplified Credit Cards
This Device is Designed to Replace Multiple Credit Cards
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Collectible Gift Cards
Collectible Gift Cards
Starbucks' Gift Cards Act Like Souvenirs for Major North American Cities
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Personalized GIF Cards
Personalized GIF Cards
With Gifpop! You Can Send Customized Cards with Real Life GIFs on Them
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B2B Gift Card Services
B2B Gift Card Services
DataCandy Helps Businesses Enter the World of Online Gift Cards
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Technology Trade-In Programs
Technology Trade-In Programs
The Walmart 'Gadgets to Gift Cards' Program Offers Competitive Trades
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Mobile Gifting Stores
Mobile Gifting Stores
Woohoo.in is India's First Integrated Mobile-Responsive Gifting Store
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Model Airplane Shopping Cards
Model Airplane Shopping Cards
The Target Bullseye Flyer Gift Card is Perfect for Kids
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Gift Card Infographics
Gift Card Infographics
This Gift Cards Chart Explains Why They're the Most Coveted Present
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Digitized Gift Card Apps
Digitized Gift Card Apps
The Amazon Wallet App Lets You Digitally Store Loyalty and Gift Cards
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Customizable Gifting Apps
Customizable Gifting Apps
Amazon Surprise! Allows You to Attach Gift Cards to eCards
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Hilarious Cash Cards
Hilarious Cash Cards
The Bevmo! Gift Cards Will Have You Giggling at Your Present
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Extravagant Steel Gift Cards
Extravagant Steel Gift Cards
This Starbucks Gift Card is Made of Premium Stainless Steel
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Discount Dining Cards
Discount Dining Cards
The 40 Cards in Epicurious Toronto's Dining Deck Take Money Off of Meals
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Trackable Gift Card Services
Trackable Gift Card Services
Kiind Lets You Track Gift Card Use to Become a Better Giver
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Social Media Gift Cards
Social Media Gift Cards
'You Got a Gift' Sends eGift Cards by Email, SMS and Facebook
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All-in-One Credit Cards
All-in-One Credit Cards
The SWYP Picks Up the Tab On Every Debit, Loyalty and Gift Card Combined
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Silver Coffee Cards
Silver Coffee Cards
This Opulent $200 Starbucks Gift Card is Made from Sterling Silver
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Customer Loyalty Coffee Cards
Customer Loyalty Coffee Cards
The Starbucks $450 Gift Card is for True Java Lovers
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All-Powerful Money Devices
All-Powerful Money Devices
Coin by Kanishk Parashar is a Card-Like Gadget that Rules Them All
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Experiential Gift Services
Experiential Gift Services
Tinggly Lets Your Recipient Choose the Gift They Want to Get
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Social Media Coffee Gifts
Social Media Coffee Gifts
The Starbucks Card eGift Program is for Any Occasion
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QR Code Gift Cards
QR Code Gift Cards
JC Penney Offers Recordable 'Santa Tags' for Your Presents
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