Roundup: TPM Update, Gymboree Bankrupt, 100K Bonus and New 5% Card

This is a list of news from around the web which I came across in the last few days. I found these articles interesting and somewhat related to the travel and deal content you regularly see here at Danny the Deal Guru. If you come across any interesting articles, please send them my way.
News Roundup

Update on The Plastic Merchant – Missouri AG Not Pursuing Legal Action

Check out a letter the Missouri AG sent out in response to people’s complaints. It seems to me that the Missouri AG did not feel that legal action was the way to go. Read more here.

Gymboree’s second bankruptcy will kill the brand

The children’s clothing retailer filed for bankruptcy for the second time in less than two years late Wednesday. This bankruptcy will bring about the end of its flagship brand. Gymboree Group said it plans to start closing all of its Gymboree and Crazy 8 branded stores, according to the filing. That’s about 800 stores. Read more here.

Platinum International Dollar Card – 100k Points + No AF First Year (Must Be Resident Of Latin America, Caribbean, Spain Or Switzerland)

The American Express Platinum International Dollar card is currently offering a sign up bonus of 100,000 Membership Rewards after spending US$10,000 in the first three months. Read more here.

New 5X Card On The Market – A Discover & Chase Freedom Competitor

Amalgamated Bank of Chicago is a smaller issuer, but this no annual fee, cash back card with rotating categories is very competitive and was launched in 2017. The Platinum Rewards card has gone under some retooling this year and they added the rotating 5X categories. Read more here.


2 thoughts on “Roundup: TPM Update, Gymboree Bankrupt, 100K Bonus and New 5% Card

  1. MO AG actually says small claims court might be a remedy. It apparently was too messy for them to deal with or beyond their scope.

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