Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) June 16, 2015
GiftCards.com, the largest online retailer of gift cards, today announced the availability of egift cards from Best Buy®, Sephora, and Yankee Candle.
Starting today, visitors to GiftCards.com will be able to purchase Best Buy, Sephora, and Yankee Candle egift cards, redeemable at each merchant’s establishment or website. These digital cards can be purchased in any denomination from $10 to $500, and presented for any special occasion, from birthdays and anniversaries to graduations, holidays and more. eGift cards never expire, so recipients can buy something immediately or wait to redeem at a time of their choosing.
Best Buy is a leading retailer of consumer electronics products, services and solutions. With more than 1,400 locations in the U.S., 70 percent of Americans live within 15 minutes of a Best Buy store. Sephora is a French brand and chain of cosmetic stores, currently with more than 1,700 stores in 30 countries. Yankee Candle is an American retailer of scented candles, candleholders, accessories, and dinnerware, with more than 500 locations in North America.
Digital gift cards and channels are the fastest growing segment within the $124 billion gift card industry. According to CEB/TowerGroup, egift cards accounted for five percent of total sales in 2014 and will climb to 8% or $11 billion by 2016. Unlike its plastic predecessors, egift cards can be delivered within minutes, stored easily on the consumer’s mobile device and redeemed immediately. Recipients can use egift cards for online, mobile or in-store purchases.
“We are excited to see more household brand names join our eGift Card program,” comments Jason Wolfe, CEO of GiftCards.com. “We hit an all-time peak this past Mother’s Day, and one of the main reasons is the quality and quantity of brands available. It’s a win-win for merchants, for us and for consumers.”
Since 1999, GiftCards.com has been providing U.S. consumers with an array of gift card products including personalized gift cards, group gift cards, egift cards, discount gift cards, and local gift cards redeemable at millions of establishments across the country. GiftCards.com is also a leader in gift card innovation with 45 patents filed and 15 patents issued/allowed. The company additionally gives gift cards to underprivileged children through their “You Gift, We Gift” program and makes an annual contribution in each employee’s name to the employee’s charity of choice. More information about GiftCards.com can be found on the company’s media page.
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