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Old 04-11-2010, 12:10 AM   #1
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Sony Reader Store Gift Cards on Sale at Target April 11-17 (Ended)

For those of us who purchase books through the Sony Reader Store, you might want to stop by Target this week (April 11-17) and purchase a few Sony Reader Store gift cards. They are selling $25 cards for $15, a 40% savings.

I would suggest printing the ad and taking it with you. One store didn't have them out and clerks had no idea what I was talking about. It took them a while to realize I knew what I was after.

I received a gift card for Christmas, and they work fine. Payments defaulted to the unused credit balance of my account automatically.

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Old 04-11-2010, 01:29 AM   #2
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Wow, thanks for the info!

I wonder if this is the beginning of a trend - a way for ebook stores to get around the agency pricing? Sell the gift cards at a discount, then the customer can use them to purchase the books that can't otherwise be discounted.
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Nice, thanks for the tip!
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:37 AM   #4
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Go through bing to purchase them online for 10% cash back and it's an even better deal!
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:40 AM   #5
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Old 04-11-2010, 09:36 AM   #6
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The ad says 'in stores only' and nothing turns up on their site if you look there. I'd say a trip to Target as I drive through town is in order today. I have some rebate cards left from getting my new cell phones. Sweet.
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Old 04-11-2010, 04:01 PM   #7
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Picked up three this morning at the local Target. I had to ask the electronics person for them as they had not been put out on display yet. He didn't even know they had them or that they were on sale until I showed him the ad.
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Old 04-11-2010, 04:24 PM   #8
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I picked up two, but the Target I was at only had about three more. I didn't ask if there were any more in the back.
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Old 04-11-2010, 06:08 PM   #9
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I just ran out and bought four. My target had a pretty good stack of them, but they were behind a locked door.
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Old 04-11-2010, 06:38 PM   #10
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Hey thanks!. Just grabbed some. And no one in Target here knew what I was talking about. I had to walk one of the clerks over to the Sony Reader display.
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Yay! I was just coming here to see if anybody had posted that. I was cruising through Target on my weekly toothpaste, toilet paper, dog food, pull ups etc etc etc run and saw these in the electronics section. I picked up two. There was a pretty good stack of them put out at our Target.

So .... neener neener neener to you Agency Pricing!
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Old 04-11-2010, 07:07 PM   #12
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Awesome! Thanks for the heads up. I'll be in the US later in the week and hopefully they'll still have some left.
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Old 04-11-2010, 07:14 PM   #13
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That's great! Thanks for the post! Yet another reason to love Target.
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Old 04-11-2010, 08:22 PM   #14
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Thanks! I would have missed the Target ad..I usually don't look at it...SILLY ME! Just ran over and got 4. Our target had a good supply and they weren't behind any locked doors! Too good to pass up.
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Old 04-11-2010, 10:11 PM   #15
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I just bought 8 at my Target. They weren't behind any locked door, but they weren't marked on sale! I asked the clerk to ring them up, and they came up as the $15.

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