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Corporate Gift Giving Mistakes

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Corporations like to give gifts to their clients to thank them for their business and keep them coming back for more. Their intentions are good, but sometimes the gifts are not.

Rated 0 points - posted 9 years ago by keilania in category Business.
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A bottle of wine Report Abuse
This is a nice notion, unless the person you are giving it to is a recovering alcoholic or a non-drinker for religious reasons.
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Sending more than one gift to the same person. Report Abuse
Coordinate your recipient list so two employees aren't giving gifts to the same client.
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Honoring the wrong holiday. Report Abuse
Don't send something obviously Christmas related to someone Jewish.
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Gifts to government employees Report Abuse
Government guidelines about receiving gifts are pretty strict.
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Mispelling the recipient's name Report Abuse
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Forgetting to include your company name or logo Report Abuse
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Food gifts that are perishable Report Abuse
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Impractical gifts like cigar cutters or brandy snifters Report Abuse
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Sends gifts so often they lose any special meaning Report Abuse
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Not delivering gifts in person. Report Abuse
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Sending something C.O.D. Report Abuse
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Sending the same thing every other business does and not standing out Report Abuse
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A gift basket that feeds 5 people to an office of 10 Report Abuse
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Gifts that arrive after the designated holiday Report Abuse
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Inappropriate gifts (trips to a gentleman's club, etc.) Report Abuse
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Illegal gifts (drugs, gambling, etc.) Report Abuse
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Sending gifts to some major clients and not others Report Abuse
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The same gift year after year Report Abuse
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Cheap gifts Report Abuse
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Broken gifts Report Abuse
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