Heads up, gamers. When you have any old gift certificates lying around that you don’t plan on using now you can trade them set for credit at GameStop. GameStop is trying to make it even easier for customers to look its stores and website by expanding its gift card exchange program. The video game retailer will allow customers to exchange unwanted gift cards for a GameStop e-gift card using a program powered by gift card exchange platform Cardpool.
to participate in, complete your gift card facts about GameStop’s website by choosing the store it’s for, entering a card number, and the pin (if it’s available). Once the details are verified, a GameStop gift card will likely be mailed to you. From there, you can utilize the card in the over 4,400 GameStop store locations nationwide or online. You may exchange gift cards from nearly 100 retailers, including popular stores like Best Buy, Gap, Kmart, and Kohl’s and restaurants like California Pizza Kitchen, Cheesecake Factory, and P.F. Chang’s.
“We’ve always been about providing our customers accessibility the best in gaming technology and providing value through our trade-in and preowned offerings,” Jon Haes, vice president of pre-owned merchandising at GameStop, said in the statement. “Through our partnership with Cardpool, GameStop is offering customers a new way to buy the devices and games they enjoy playing. Offering our customers the unique ability to exchange other retailers’ gift cards into Free Gamestop Gift Cards, our company is providing a method to get a lot more value from as being a GameStop customer.”
The retailer announced that customers are able to sell a lot more select gift certificates to GameStop in return for the merchandise they wish to buy at any of its over 4,000 retail locations and also online.
“We’ve always provided the most effective value through our trade-in and preowned offerings, and the achievements our original gift card exchange offering has proven that,” said Jon Haes, senior director, pre-owned merchandising at GameStop. “We’re excited about our growing partnership with Cardpool. Here is the logical ‘next step’ in revolutionizing how major retailers offer prepaid gifting exchange while providing customers even more strategies to access immediate value within their retail stores and on-line.”
In accordance with the successful 2014 launch and consumer demand for the web based exchange program, GameStop Exchange is expanding to ensure customers may also quickly sell their gift cards in GameStop stores and enjoy the value loaded into a GameStop gift card that can be immediately utilized to make GameStop purchases. This instant gratification is really a key component on the GameStop exchange experience, along with a differentiated advantage for GameStop through its partnership with Cardpool. “GameStop has already been the best choice in the game trades business,” said Tomas Campos, Blackhawk Network general manager of digital & emerging services. “Gift card exchange is yet another valuable service to offer on their customers that further differentiates GameStop in the marketplace.”