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Expert Gift Tips

Housiversary: The Top 5 Gifts to Celebrate Homeowners

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Housiversary (n.) the anniversary of the day you moved into or bought your home Yes! You’re reading that correctly – a day dedicated to homeowners. A recent trend we’ve seen in the real estate industry is celebrating the anniversary of a home selling, closing, and officially becoming a client’s new humble abode. Brokers and real-estate agents have coined the term “Housiversary,” in hopes of showing their past clients gratitude. Our founder and gifting expert, Laura Jennings, has hopped on the Housiversary trend…

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The Scientific Research Behind Why Your Gut Instinct Is Right

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Our customers naturally gravitate to gifts that embody an experience.  Sunday Morning Pancakes, for example.  The individual items are delicious, but by putting them together they’re really creating something more powerful: the hope that the gift recipient will enjoy the paper and the companionship of family and the well-earned leisurely atmosphere of a day filled with nothing but possibility. Or a nap. Just Breathe…Chardonnay Staycation…Better Than Therapy…The Carnivore’s Delight…Picnic Under The Stars….

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Ask The Expert: How To Give A Great Valentine’s Day Gift

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We’ve heard plenty of reasons why people struggle to find gifts they feel good about giving, but we’re certain anyone can learn to give a great gift with a little encouragement. It is true that certain occasions, like Valentine’s Day, can put more pressure on the giver. Depending on your outlook, it’s the gifting holiday that inspires delight, dread, or excitement for Discount Chocolate Day (February 15th, for those marking their calendars)….

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Personal Notes Boost Employee Connectedness

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This common-sense activity is as impactful to making a gift “very memorable” as gifts chosen especially for each individual. And research shows that recipients of gifts they describe as “very memorable” are 70% more likely to report feeling connected to their employers. The impact of a simple personally-addressed note is worth emphasizing: overall, two-thirds of all employee gift recipients don’t remember their gift including a personalized note. Taking the time to individually…

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Gifting as an Employee Retention Tool

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Employee gifting can play an important role in employee retention in a tight labor market, which is why US businesses will spend upwards of $40B in employee gifting this year. The good news: Gifting plays an important role in employee connectedness, loyalty, and retention. 81% of employees feel appreciated when they receive gifts from employers 56% feel recognized for doing a good job 41% indicate that gifts positively influence their opinion of their…

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