8 reasons why hampers are a great business gift

Posted on Tuesday, 9th August 2022


Christmas is (at the time of writing) only 172 days away (have a look here for an accurate figure from the man himself, the one and only Santa Claus: https://www.emailsanta.com/clock.asp).

So why hampers? Are they a bit cliche? A bit obvious? We’re saying no! Hampers offer you choice; you can add some corporate branded goodies in there as well as an array of lovely things that will make the recipient feel like they’re being treated. What better way to surprise someone than a host of treats they might not buy for themselves?!

Why hampers will; work for you as business-related gifts:

  1. A great gift any time of the year

We offer a range of corporate hampers perfect for clients, suppliers and staff all year round, not just during the festive season. So whether you are thanking, rewarding or celebrating, why not consider a hamper as an option?

  1. You choose what fits into your budget

Our hamper collection comes in all shapes and sizes, to fit different budgets and your different audiences e.g. alcohol-free hampers. Do you have a budget per head or across the whole project? Talk to us about what you are looking for, we offer bespoke hampers and goods can be substituted to fit your message or occasion, nothing is set in stone and that doesn’t mean it will cost you more.

  1. You can include branded merchandise 

Even better, if you are an Initial Incentives customer who holds stock of your existing branded merchandise with us, you can have it added to your hamper. Choose your hamper and get in touch to find out how we can incorporate your branded stock items.

For any new customers who’d like to add branded merchandise, this can be sourced and added to your hamper. Take a look at our online catalogue for inspiration!

  1. Send your hampers anywhere

Our hampers can be shipped directly to the addresses you supply or to one single address - you choose. 

  1. Sharing hampers

If you’d like to send a gift to a whole team, a hamper is a brilliant option. No need to work out what gift to send to each person, just send them a bunch of items all bundled up in a wonderfully presented hamper. Take a look at our hamper collection - perfect for couples, teams and families.

  1. Let’s take a look at the Christmas hampers


Hampers are a great option at Christmas, a time of indulgence and gift-giving. 

If your team is remote and can’t all make it to the same Christmas party venue, how about sending a hamper to their home or office location as an alternative?

Christmas isn’t the only time when hampers are a brilliant idea!

Occasions when a hamper gift ticks all the boxes:

  1. Business birthday/Company celebration

  2. Staff member’s birthday

  3. Company picnic/afternoon tea

  4. Performance reward

  5. Celebrating new family additions - births and adoptions

  6. Celebrate a company rebrand - add all new merchandise with your new branding

  7. Welcoming a new team member on board

  8. Welcoming a new client on board

  9. Opening a new branch (for staff or potential clients in the new area)

  10. Easter (lots of chocolate)

  11. A night in on us hamper!

  12. A wellness day hamper

7.Hamper storage

You don't need to send all the hampers at once - we wouldn’t expect all your staff members and clients to give birth during the same month and receive new baby hampers from your HR team! You can place an order and we can store the hampers or collection of hamper items until you are ready to have them shipped. Of course, we’d have to be careful about perishable items and over time substitutes of the same value might be incorporated if product lines were discontinued).

8. Personalised and branded hampers

We mentioned that you can include branded items, hampers can also have name tags with the recipient’s name on, and products with their name on (e.g. named water bottle), a belly band around the box or basket with a name or brand printed on and you can include a personalised message. Talk to us to find out more.

With Initial Incentives, you can send a hand-picked, personalised hamper without any of the hard work of shopping, packing and shipping. Get in touch today to find out more and don't leave it too late to order your Christmas hampers!

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