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Expert Gift Tips

What to Spend on Employee Retention Gifts

In Business Gifting, Expert Gift Tips

Across the country, people expect employers to spend around $75 on most employee gifts, with little variation by region. Employees expect their employers to spend the least on birthday gifts – $50 or less – and the most on gifts celebrating important business milestones: $150 on average Gift cards are especially popular among employees over 40, with 91% rating gift cards as one of the top two choices, vs. 78% for employees under…

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What To Spend On Business Gifts By Region

In Business Gifting, Expert Gift Tips

Of course, how much you spend on the gift depends on your budget and the value of the relationship. That said, there is an etiquette to what will be perceived as a meaningful gift. In fact, 23% of the business gift recipients report having received a gift they considered “cheap” and which made them feel unappreciated. Gift recipients nationwide report the following spending expectations of their gift givers: Holiday gifts: $50-$100 Business milestone…

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Why You Should Be Shopping With A Gift Concierge

In Business Gifting, Expert Gift Tips, Holiday 2017

We know you know this feeling: you have a moment to check your calendar during a full day of meetings, and you’re suddenly zapped with panic. That birthday party you committed to last month? It’s 3 days away, not next week as you’d thought. Or maybe you’re a busy office manager–as soon as you put the finishing touches and final stamps on the company Christmas cards, you have to find a few…

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Singles’ Day: The World’s Largest Online Shopping Day

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Never heard of Singles’ Day?  You’re not alone. No, we mean that literally. You’re not alone because if you were, you’d already know about “bare sticks holiday,” which celebrates pride in being single and takes place on–what else?–11.11. Since its first celebration in the 1990’s, held at Nanjing University in China, Singles’ Day has spread rapidly as a date when single people celebrate with other single friends. Singles’ Day vs. Black Friday Alibaba…

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Here’s What People Are Sending Their College Students This Exam Season

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Send A College Care Package Just In Time For Finals This time of year, we see an uptick in college care packages flying out our doors. College students love to receive care packages year-round (after all, what college student will turn down free food?), but parents in particular tend to send them in early November to arrive just before final exams. The gift messages on these packages are designed to provide encouragement…

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