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Blackhawk Network Buys Cashstar for $175M

Published on August 30th, 2017 | by Chuck

Blackhawk Network announced today the acquisition of Cashstar, a venture-capital based private company, for $175M in cash. Cashstar was founded in 2008. Press Release Blackhawk Network is the name behind Giftcardmall.com. The company incorporated in 2006, ... Read More


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Paypal Repents

Published on February 21st, 2017 | by Chuck

What a pleasant surprise! Paypal Digital Gifts purchases have been going smoothly of late for most people. PPDG is a favorite place to buy gift cards since they earn 5x with INK and the cards come ... Read More


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SVM Still Posting as Cash Advance

Published on February 18th, 2017 | by Chuck

Just a quick update: many readers confirm that SVM on eBay is still posting as a cash advance. I’m shocked that they’d send out an email indicating the issue has been fixed when it hasn’t, but ... Read More


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Raise Extends Buyer Protection to a Year

Published on January 18th, 2017 | by Chuck

Raise recently extended their Buyer Protection from 100-days to a year. (Link) Should a gift card turn out depleted for up to one year from purchase, you can contact Raise for a refund. All reputable second-hand ... Read More


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Giftcardmart is Back Up and Running

Published on January 13th, 2017 | by Chuck

A few readers reached out to let us know that the Giftcardmart site was showing an error message and wasn’t working for the past few days. Today it’s back up. One of the smaller second-hand gift card ... Read More


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