Focus groups also confirm that grocery stores are the most convenient locations for consumers to see this type of gift certificate
vending service, which was developed with the consumer in mind.
A report by the National Retail Federation states that more than $17 billion in 2004's holiday sales can be attributed to the purchase of gift certificate
Visitors to the complete gourmet shopping site simply enter the name and address of the person who will be receiving the gift certificate
, and it appears in their Internet mail box in a matter of seconds, Morfogen said.
For example, a $135 gift certificate
could fund an interactive calendar program designed to help students learn new math skills each day; floor pillows to encourage in-classroom reading; or online testing materials for ESL (English as a Second Language) and/or LEP (Limited English Proficient) students.
For the last two years NBO has successfully sold mall gift certificates
via its Gift Certificate
System utilizing unmanned kiosks and countertop units at participating malls across the U.
The gift certificates
can be purchased on the company website at: http://www.
com is sponsoring this essay contest to recognize the significant contributions of dads," said Frank Roffers, Vice President, Gift Certificate
For more information about PayPal's gift certificate
program, visit https://www.
com will be offering the gift certificate
solution, enhanced by Acert.
com Gift Certificate
as the payment method, right in the shopping cart, and check out just like using a credit card.
categories include 48 regional shopping centers and traditional specialty retailers with products ranging from Sky Diving to Scuba Diving, Balloon Rides to Bed & Breakfasts, Harely's to Hotels, and hundreds more.
The seven leading brands that have joined the CardEx roster of gift certificate
merchants are Waldenbooks, the leading mall bookstore; Borders Books, the 290-superstore book chain; Sunglass Hut, a specialty retailer of sunglasses, watches and accessories with 2,000 locations; Virtual Vineyard, an online vendor of fine wines; Planet Hollywood, a chain of entertainment-theme restaurants; Orvis sports and outdoor gear; and The Bon Marche department store chain in the Pacific Northwest.