Top gift cards by resale value: Home Depot, Lowes, Office Max

Ranked according to their resale value, the ten “best” gift cards are Home Depot, Lowe’s, Office Max, Circuit City, Starbucks, Old Navy, Wal-Mart, Target, Staples and Best Buy, all selling for above 86% of their original value (a 14% maximum discount). The five “worst” gift cards are Tiffany & Co, Victoria’s Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, American Eagle, with Express coming in last at 74% (a 26% discount), Loyola Marymount University found.