Gifting for Strangers
Choosing a gift for someone you have never met before
Has your boss asked you to buy a gift for someone you don't know. Do you have an event you need to buy a gift for someone you have never met? To help you choose a unique gift for her or surprise gift for him we have two simple steps to help! Lets get into it.
Our number one tip is to turn your gift into a hamper or buy a ready made hamper. The reason for this is that a hamper is a collection of gifts. When choosing your gifts for someone you don't know it is best to be generic. Steer clear of items such as alcohol or caffeine or anything with sizes.
If you stick to gourmet treats or toiletries you can't go too far wrong as everyone uses these.
Our number two tip is to consider a gift card. Gift cards can be impersonal, but sometimes its not what you do its how you do it. If you stick to known industries or local suppliers to make it more personal for the individual. A local restaurant or spa provider would be our tip for local gifting. Shop local with your gift cards.
If you do suspect that they are a dog lover or have some inside information that they are a pet parent a doggo based gift may be the way to go. “It’s the thought that counts”. We’ve heard that before. A gift is the physical manifestation of thought. To help you select the perfect gift determine is this buy related to an event or an interest. This simple step allows you to filter out a lot of noise and hone down on a more selected range of gifting options. The second consideration to make is how much do I want to spend? The benefit of a hamper is the scalability of pricing options.
Gifting is the action of thought which can bring with it uncertainty. This uncertainty raises many considerations to think of ahead of the gift. Particularly if you are buying for someone you have never met focusing on an interest of theirs, a local gift card or of course their dog are our top tips.