Heads up, gamers. When you have any old gift cards lying around that you simply don’t anticipate using you may now trade them set for credit at GameStop. GameStop is working to make it even easier for customers to purchase its stores and website by expanding its gift card exchange program. The recording game retailer will permit customers to switch unwanted gift cards for a GameStop e-gift card through a program powered by gift card exchange platform Cardpool.
to participate in, fill out your gift card information about GameStop’s website by choosing the retail store it’s for, entering a card number, and the pin (if it’s available). Once the information is verified, a GameStop gift card will be mailed for you. From that point, you can utilize the card in the over 4,400 GameStop store locations nationwide or online. You can exchange gift certificates 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 very best in gaming technology and providing value through our trade-in and preowned offerings,” Jon Haes, v . p . of pre-owned merchandising at GameStop, said within a statement. “Through our partnership with Cardpool, GameStop is offering customers a brand new method to find the devices and games they like playing. Offering our customers the unique power to exchange other retailers’ gift certificates into Free Gamestop Gift Cards, we are providing a way to get a lot more value from as a GameStop customer.”
The retailer announced that customers are now able to sell much more select gift cards to GameStop in return for the merchandise they wish to buy at any one of its over 4,000 retail locations as well as online.
“We’ve always provided the best 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 enthusiastic about our growing partnership with Cardpool. This is the logical ‘next step’ in revolutionizing how major retailers offer prepaid gifting exchange while providing customers even more ways to access immediate value within their stores and on-line.”
In accordance with the successful 2014 launch and consumer requirement for the online exchange program, GameStop Exchange is expanding to ensure customers also can quickly sell their gift cards in GameStop stores and possess the value loaded to a GameStop gift card that can be immediately utilized to make GameStop purchases. This instant gratification is a key component for the GameStop exchange experience, as well as a differentiated advantage for GameStop through its partnership with Cardpool. “GameStop is definitely the leader in the game trades business,” said Tomas Campos, Blackhawk Network general manager of digital & emerging services. “Gift card exchange is another valuable service to offer to their customers that further differentiates GameStop on the market.”