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Video | Gift cards not for you? Selling made easy

12/28/2011 10:37 EST | Updated 02/27/2012 05:12 EST

Get a gift card you'd sooner sell at a bit of a discount than use yourself?

Toronto-based cardswap.ca might have a buyer for your card.

The company matches people looking for retail gift cards with people willing to sell them. Cardswap takes a five- to 10-per-cent commission from the transaction.

And with $6-billion worth of gift cards being given each year in Canada, there's a lot of potential business out there.

The CBC's Meera Bains reports.

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