I don't often post causes on social media, but I feel compelled to reach during this time. Our local restaurants, bars, retail shops and services, and other similar businesses are really suffering. Revenues are WAY down; employees are losing their jobs. I also feel bad for the people that can't work remotely and have to show up every day. Think of all the grocery clerks, stockers, medical personnel, emergency responders - the list goes on.
The holidays are fast approaching, and your customers will be looking for gift cards to give to their family and friends – do you have enough to meet their demand? Typical turn around times takes around 2-4 weeks from time of order, but the closer it gets to the holidays, these lead times can double.
If you don’t take gift cards, keep reading below or click here to learn a few reasons on why you should!
Gift card spending has grown from $40 billion in 2003 to over $100 billion in 2014, says the Mercator Advisory Group. According to the National Retail Federation’s Monthly Consumer Survey, they have topped the list of most requested gifts for the last eight years.