BasketsGalore’s Christmas 2016 Twitter Competition

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December 6, 2016

It’s the season of giving after all so at BasketsGalore we’re running a number of different competitions across our Social Media sites in December rather than just the one across all sites. This blog contains a bit more info on our Christmas 2016 Twitter Competition, which just launched today – Tuesday 6th December. Not there is much to explain, it’s easy peasy to take part. To enter the draw to…

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BasketsGalore’s 2016 Advent Calendar

Everybody loves an Advent Calendar, whether it’s the excitement of opening a little window each day and discovering the surprise within or the fact that every passing day means we are getting closer to Christmas. BasketsGalore are joining in the tradition and unveiling a topic or event related to Christmas each day, and so far it’s got a great discussion going with our followers. We started with Christmas Lights, Mince…

December 5, 2016
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Baskets Galore IE gets a makeover!

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September 9, 2016

Hello Folks, I was wondering if any of you noticed the fantastic transformation of our Baskets Galore IE website? 😉   We have all been working long and hard to create a website that provides everything you need to have a wonderfully fun and easy shopping experience. One major addition is our ‘Gifts by Person‘ option that was a long time in the making and greatly desired by both our…

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The Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor: During The Busiest Time Of Year!

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February 4, 2016

Welcome Back to: A Week In The Life Of A Baskets Galore Customer Service Advisor! We have decided to take you back to our most busiest time of year – CHRISTMAS. I guess you can say we are really just winding down from the Christmas period, so let’s get stuck in. I will begin with – How I Helped A Customer: This is an easy and difficult topic to write about because I must…

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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 06.01.16

Now time for todays Daily Dispatches: Gift Hamper edition. I have a great variety for you, we are ranging from sweet and savoury to all out gourmet delight! I will begin with a great Gift Hamper that gives you a great reason to get up in the morning! Our Breakfast Basket is being sent from our customer in Nelson, NZ to their newly wed daughter and husband in LONDON. Filled…

January 6, 2016
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Baby’s First Christmas Traditions

Day 6 of our Advent Calendar was about visiting Santa & Andrea was saying that this is the first year that Rowan really knows who Santa Clause is as he is over 2 years old. Young children can be quite overwhelmed by all the festivities at this time of year and many a small child has been taken to visit the man in the red suit and promptly burst into…

December 6, 2015
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BasketsGalore’s Big Christmas 2015 Hamper Giveaway

Today saw the last of our ‘Daily Dispatch’ blogs & photo’s until the New Year – aww! December is about to hit and it’s all hands on deck processing orders and so we don’t think we’ll have the time to dedicate to the blog. The ‘Daily Dispatch’ image was also a competition on our Facebook & Twitter and as it’s the end of the month we’ll be announcing the November winner soon. As…

November 27, 2015
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 26.11.15

Oh my, there really is very little elbow room left in the packaging counters. I stumbled into the warehouse today and had to stop my feet to simply gape. The entire row of worktops were filled with baby baskets, prepacked and ready for dispatch the moment people place an order. This way the team can focus on creating Christmas hampers during the main Christmas crunch time. But dearie, where am…

November 26, 2015
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 12.11.15

Following on from what I wrote in todays’ gift basket blog post, even more birthday gifts are dominating the hamper selection today. First, we have a Cheesy Birthday basket going to a dad in Newcastle Upon Tyne. Yum, yum, yum. One of my friends in the US recently showed another of my friends our website to show what kind of business I work for (because Friend B didn’t believe how…

November 12, 2015
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Baskets Galore’s Customer Gifts – Gift Hampers 15.10.15

Yesterday, we were pleased to see the first of our Christmas orders coming in. And we thought, wow, these people are nice and organised! So it was that this morning, we came into work and saw another Christmas order, a Christmas Traditional Celebration, we thought it somebody getting ready ahead of time. Except it wasn’t? The customer had picked a delivery date of…. tomorrow? Maybe they forgot to choose a…

October 15, 2015
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A Christmas Brucie Bonus This Summer

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June 22, 2015

Many people out there probably think of hampers as a seasonal business, and I suppose hampers maybe are. But we specialise in gift baskets and that means we are busy all year round with birthday gift baskets, get well fruit baskets and baby gift baskets to name but a few. Christmas time is by far our busiest time of year however, as this is when we do high volumes of…

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Review Of BG Christmas Operations 2014

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April 3, 2015

I was recently thinking back to the presentation myself & Lynne gave on innovation in our business over the past 13 years. We broke our talk down into 4 main components: Product, Process, Delivery & Service so I thought I’d do a quick recap of how we got on in 2014. Each year always culminates with our busiest time of year, Christmas, when the strategies you have in place are…

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