Content about Giles Sutton

April 29, 2011

By Giles Sutton and Mark Wuller, Grant Thornton

By Giles Sutton and Mark Wuller, Giles.Sutton@us.gt.com, mark.wuller@us.gt.com

March 24, 2011

By Giles Sutton, J.D., LL.M, Grant Thornton LLP

By Giles Sutton, J.D., LL.M, giles.sutton@us.gt.com

Gift-card sales have surged in recent years. With electronic or virtual gift cards and mobile applications that allow consumers to purchase and redeem gift cards from their mobile/smartphones, sales only continue to grow. While consumers flock to them for their flexibility, businesses have embraced them as a means to increase sales. Not only are buyers spurred into making new purchases, but they often spend more than the gift-card amount.