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Gift Card Central Has Been Named the Best Gift Card

Bargain Website Saving Shoppers the Most Time and

Money at Retailers Nationwide in 2017

In step with information from packaged statistics, a consumer studies agency, american consumers spent $51 billion dollars on Gift Cards in the last 12 months. Gift Card Central, the internet’s best gift card bargain website, reports that almost 95 percent of American consumers have either given or sent a gift card.

Myrtle Beach, SC — (SBWIRE) — 09/21/2017 — Packaged statistics spoke with Justin Baringer, the organization’s C.E.O., about the prestigious award GiftCardCentral.com and how consumers are using their website to offset costs from major retailers. “Through partnerships with all major retailers Gift Card Central gives customers the best gift card offers at any time.” Packaged statistics chairman Steven Miller stated “Gift Card Central’s only partners with the nation’s top rated retailers which along with savings was a big deciding factor for this award”. ” The most rewarding part of winning this award is to know that our Gift Card consumers know that when they shop on Gift Card Central they are getting the best gift card deals at the best retail stores.” Research from packaged statistics shows 71.1% of Gift Card Central consumers buy gift cards for less than face value at Giftcardcentral.com. Achieving these kind record breaking savings for consumers is why Gift Card Central was named the the best gift card website overall.

To qualify for the National Retail Spending Best Website Award from Packaged statistics companies must demonstrate an exceptional level of excellence in their business, especially in the areas of discounts, Consumer Protection, and product quality. Gift Card central received the award due to its excellent performance in 2017. To qualify to compete for the Best Gift Card Bargain Website Award, a status that less than 1% of Gift Card merchants nationwide are able to achieve, a candidate must meet specific criteria in at least one out of three different pathways: the Performance pathway, where companies focus on giving their consumers the best possible service, quality, and protection; the Reliability pathway, where the company has a long history of offering their customers the best quality and protection; and the Service pathway, where companies consistently offer their customers the best protection available in the marketplace.

With a plenitude of purchase options, online websites, retail establishments, restaurants are the top choices for the majority of holiday shoppers in 2017. As per the study, 37.8 percent of customers will treat their friends and family to dinner with gift cards, and 32.4 percent will get a gift card for a retail establishment. One of every five (20.1%) will pick a gift voucher for a restaurant, 18.2 percent will choose a gift card for clothing stores and 17.8 percent will pick some sort of entertainment gift card. The National Retail spending best gift card website award was designed to show online shoppers the best website for retail savings and shopping trends by the numbers. The award selection looked at online consumer savings as well as surveying 201,942 consumers in the past year.

About Gift Card Central
Gift Card Central has grown into a premier gift card website, with over 10 million gift cards sold and counting. The company’s mission is to provide smiles for both gift card buyers and recipients by offering best discounts. Gift card Central offers Gift Cards for many top brands like Visa, Amazon, Best Buy, and more and can be delivered instantly via email.

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National Retail Spending Survey show shoppers

spending a shocking 20% or more on Gift Cards in

2017!

 

Gift Card Central’s National Retail Spending Survey found that those planning to buy gift cards will spend over 20% more on average than last year ($173.08 vs. $200.74 this year), making this the largest rise in spending in the past 10 years.
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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Sept. 19, 2017 – PRLog — In the first holiday survey released by Gift Card Central on September 10th shows that 86.7 percent of shoppers said that they would like to receive gift cards, making them the most requested gift item eleven years in a row. “Retailers’ initial advancements and selective offerings have made it simpler for buyers to discover all that they require without considering striking the gift voucher rack,” said Gift Card Central’s National Account Director Cindy Shulman. “Along these lines, there is an entrancing separation between gift card suppliers and gift card recipients which makes this is a huge blessing for our company” stated Gift Card Central CEO Justin Baringer.  “In any case, doubtlessly early and last minute shoppers will purchase gift cards at an alarming rate this season, ” continued Baringer. According to the survey, shoppers plan to spend an average of $65.33 per card. Adults 65+ who plan to buy at least one card will spend the most overall, spending an average of $204.67; this same age group will also spend the most per card ($75.88). Again this year, men plan to spend more than women on gift cards ($174.11 vs. $155.26 respectively). Of those who plan to buy at least one card, more than half (60.7%) understand the practicality of the cards and said they will buy gift cards because they allow the recipients to select their own gift. Nearly one-quarter of shoppers (23.9%) plan to buy online gift cards because they know they are easier and faster to buy than traditional gifts and 7.6 percent said gift cards are easier to mail and ship to out-of-town family and friends. View more on https://giftcardcentral.com . With a plenitude of purchase options, online websites, retail establishments, restaurants  are the top choices for the majority of holiday shoppers in 2017. As per the study, 37.8 percent of customers will treat their friends and family to dinner with gift cards, and 32.4 percent will get a gift card for a retail establishment. One of every five (20.1%) will pick a gift voucher for a restaurant, 18.2 percent will choose a gift card for clothing stores and 17.8 percent will pick some sort of entertainment gift card.  About the Survey

The National Retail Spending Survey was designed to gauge consumer behavior and shopping trends related to up coming winter holiday season. The survey polled 41,942 consumers and was conducted for Gift Card Central by Premier Retail Solutions, July 1st-September 1st 2017. The consumer poll has a margin of error of plus or minus 1.5 percentage points.

National Retail Spending Survey show shoppers spending a shocking 20% or more on Gift Cards in 2017!