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Store card deals by the numbers

The listings below offer snapshots of department store cards, specialty shop cards and co-branded store credit cards with rewards programs.

Gap   Linens 'n Things  Nordstrom   Bloomingdale's
Banana Republic   BJ's Wholesale Club  T.J. Maxx

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Store: Gap
Card: GapCard
Issuer: Monogram Credit Card Bank of Georgia
Rewards: Spend $250 and earn $10 rewards certificate.
APR: 16.55%

Store: Linens 'n Things
Card: Linens 'n Things credit card
Issuer: Monogram Credit Card Bank of Georgia
Rewards: Spend $250 and earn $10 rewards certificate.
APR: 16.85%

Store: Nordstrom
Card: Nordstrom retail card
Rewards: Earn 1 point for every dollar you spend at Nordstrom. Spend $2,000 and earn $20 rewards certificate.
APR: 21%

Store: Nordstrom
Card: Nordstrom Platinum Visa
Issuer: Nordstrom Bank
Rewards: Earn 2 points for every dollar you spend at Nordstrom. Spend $1,000 and earn $20 rewards certificate
APR: 8.15%, 11.15%, 15.15% or 19.15 depending on your credit

Store: Bloomingdale's
Card: Premier Plus Visa, must spend $1,000 a year at Bloomingdale's to qualify
Issuer: FDS Bank
Rewards: 3 percent for purchases at Bloomingdale's; 1 percent for all other purchases
APR: 21.6%

Store: Banana Republic
Card: Luxe Card, must charge $800 a year to qualify
Issuer: Monogram Credit Card Bank of Georgia
Rewards: Pile up 500 rewards points and earn a $25 reward. You earn one point for every dollar you spend on the card, except for purchases made during a double or triple points sale
APR: 17.4%

Store: Banana Republic
Card: Banana Republic card
Issuer: Monogram Credit Card Bank of Georgia
Rewards: Pile up 350 points and earn a $15 reward. You earn one point for every dollar you spend on the card, except for purchases made during double points sales.
APR: 17.4%

Store: BJ's Wholesale Club
Card: BJ's Platinum MasterCard
Issuer: First USA
Rewards: Earn 1.5 percent rewards for every purchase made at BJ's, 1 percent rewards on purchases made outside of BJ's if you carry a balance and .5 percent rewards on purchases made outside of BJ's if you don't carry a balance.
APR: 0% for 6 months, followed by 9.9%, 11.9% or 15.9% depending on your credit.

Store: T.J. Maxx
Card: TJX Visa Platinum
Issuer: Capital One
Rewards: 5 percent rewards at T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods and A.J. Wright stores; 1 percent rewards on all other purchases.
APR: 1.9% for 6 months followed by a rate of 9.99%, 12.9% or 19.8%, depending on your credit.

 

 
-- Posted: July 9, 2003
   

 

 
 

 

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