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Does Gifting Really Matter During A Pandemic?

There was a time when clients used to fill their cupboards with all kinds of giveaways for those “just in case times”. Sometimes an unexpected international client would visit or a last minute meeting was called and a complimentary gift was expected.  Times have certainly changed.  I’m not sure how many orders for pens and mugs are currently ordered for giveaways since the pandemic. There is no one in corporate offices to receive them and give them away. If you are ordering a pen and a mug, it would probably be a kitted along with some other very cool items in a gift box and drop shipped at the recipient’s home. That pen and mug now have a different meaning that...

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Your Stress-Free Guide to buying Corporate Gifts this Holiday Season

As the Holiday Season approaches, we start thinking about gift giving. It is no secret that this year is like no other. COVID 19 has turned our worlds upside down and inside out. We now have to consider issues we never thought about before. It’s important to understand what is going on in the hearts and minds of our recipients. As the giver of presents, consider what has been going on in your head these past few months, and what type of gift you would like to receive. Many of us are fearful and anxious for many reasons…COVID 19 is a moving target and we don’t know what the end will be or when. It has been an extremely difficult...

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Dunoon Mugs: Love in Every Sip!

With the money we spend on specialty coffee and teas, you’d think we would consider what cup or mug we’re using to drink our special hot beverage. As a lover of Dunoon mugs for many years, I can tell you from experience that when you hold one of these perfectly designed and decorated bone china mugs, you will have the ultimate enjoyable drinking experience. For those of us who are serious about that cup of freshly perked, high-quality coffee, a balanced steeped tea or a delicious and frothy hot chocolate, Dunoon is the perfect mug for your time out. Just holding a Dunoon mug is the time you spend enjoying those 15 minutes!  The designs are all done by artists from the UK....

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Holiday 2020 Gift Guide

After a challenging year, it's time to spread some good cheer! Find the perfect gift, for the perfect moment, all within your budget, at the Red Scarf Gift Company.

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What have you been doing?

What have you been doing to keep your Employees and Customers engaged and motivated during these challenging times? When the pandemic was announced, most of us went into shock mode. I know I did. The news all around me was like a soundtrack in a bad movie, so I went to another place in my head and carried on working. I quickly gave my head a shake and the first thing I thought about was that I had to continue my routine or it would be disastrous in the weeks to follow. I’m glad I did. Despite what’s going on in our world, it’s been a very creative and enlightening time for me. COVID-19 has forced me to take a...

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