Around this time last year, word got out that Google was planning to introduce Google Play gift cards and wishlists. Not too long afterward, Google officially announced its gift card scheme, revealing that it had partnered with Target, GameStop, Walmart, and RadioShack to offer gift cards in $10, $25, and $50 denominations. Unfortunately, the gift card scheme was U.S. only, which meant not all Android users could enjoy the benefits of this new program.
After a year of testing the waters in the States, it looks like Google might finally be taking Google Play Gift Cards to additional markets. Google is currently looking for a Retail Partner Manager to lead the marketing and distribution efforts of its gift card business in Australia and Canada. Though the position is based in Mountain View, California, Google is looking for someone that hopefully has knowledge of Canadian and/or Australian markets and retail landscape.
The posting was last updated on July 4 and (obviously) offers no indication as to when we can expect Gift Cards to launch in Australia or Canada, but it's movement in the right direction, right?