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What To Do With Unwanted Gift Cards


Target is agreeing to buy up unwanted gift cards that people may have received as Christmas gifts.

Here & Now’s Robin Young looks at the plan, how much is spent on gift cards, and whether people actually spend all the money on them with Here & Now’s Peter O’Dowd.


  • Peter O'Dowd, assistant managing editor at Here & Now. He tweets @odowdpeter.
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