Gift cards are the most sought after present for the 9th straight holiday season, with the average shopper expected to spend more than $173 on gift cards alone.
The report notes the greatest growth in popularity from 2014 to 2015 are the TJ Maxx Gift Card, the Chick-Fil-A Gift Card and the Home Depot Gift Card.
You can find a sample of the most popular and highest resale value gift cards below:
|2015’s Most Popular||2015’s Highest Resale Value|
|1||Visa Gift Card||1||Shell Gift Card|
|2||Amazon Gift Card||2||Walmart Gift Card|
|3||American Express Gift Card||3||Target Gift Card|
|4||iTunes Gift Card||4||MasterCard Gift Card|
|5||Walmart Gift Card||5||Home Depot Gift Card|
|6||Target Gift Card||6||Costco Gift Card|
|7||Starbucks Gift Card||7||Apple Store Gift Card|
|8||Netflix Gift Card||8||Babies R Us Gift Card|
|9||eBay Gift Card||9||Visa Gift Card|
|10||Google Play Gift Card||10||Ikea Gift Card|
Other Key Findings:
- The gift cards that increased in popularity the most from 2014 to 2015 are the TJ Maxx Gift Card, the Chick-Fil-A Gift Card and the Home Depot Gift Card.
- The gift cards whose popularity declined the most in the past year are the Ikea Gift Card and the QVC Gift Card.
For the full list of 2015’s 50 most popular gift cards, plus 8 money-saving gift card tips, please visit: http://www.cardhub.com/edu/8-things-to-know-about-gift-cards/