We, Gift Desires, believe in serving our Customers in Best possible way. Hence we try to innovate products, which will help our Customers. Whether it is Corporate Gifts for Employees or Corporate Gifts for Clients, it is always a difficult task to pick up right Corporate Gifts. We always wonder what to offer next. This is a crucial decision, because it is attached to image of Company.
To help our Customers to take right decision, we provide Corporate Gift Trends. This is a unique service, provided by us. These Corporate Gift Trends are derived through complex algorithm on our website. Every month, thousands of Customers visit our website. With user activity on our website, we derive these Gift Trends, to let you know which products are famous among Customers. It lets you know which Corporate Gifts are trending and which Corporate Gifts are being bought by Companies.
So, let us look at what was trending in the month of December 2016.
MOST POPULAR CORPORATE GIFT - CATEGORY
Diary and CalendarsTowards end of the year, all Companies usually offer New Year Diary, Business Organizer or Table Calendar, to their Employees and Clients. Undoubtedly, this Gift Category was No. 1 Corporate Gifts during December 2016. 71% of overall search for Corporate Gifts, was made for these products during this month. Notably, budget of various companies was trimmed down substantially compared to last year. Hence demand for low cost New Year Diary and Table Calendar showed a big spike. Overall 52% of demand in this category, was led by Table Calendars. On the other hand, 48% of demand was seen for New Year Diary. Business Organizers saw tepid demand this year. There was another exception seen this year. There was some late demand for these Corporate Gifts and hence some of demand is expected to roll over to January as well.
As New Year was approaching, 2nd choice was Office Utility products and Corporate Gift Hampers. Companies preferred this category of Corporate Gifts, as their 2nd choice. This category saw 9% demand in overall Corporate Gift demand. Corporate Gift Hampers were clear winner in this category, with 52% of overall Category demand. Corporate Gift Hampers are pretty handy for Gifting. It offers the convenience of 'Pick and Gift'. It was followed by Desktop items like Desktop Card Holders, Pen Stand, Table Clock, Mobile Stands and Photo Frames. All these desktop items, together contributed to 39% of total category demand. Key Chains, Pens and Tea Coasters also saw some interests by Customers.
Electronics continue to be Top Corporate Gifts and was a close 3rd choice, at 8% of total demand for Corporate Gifts. Credit Card Pen Drive was a clear winner in this category, which saw 56% of the total demand within this category. Credit Card Pen Drive are very good Promotional Gifts which can be offered to Employees as well as Customers. Companies prefer it as it offers huge space for branding. You can print multi color logo of your Company or Product. At the same time, it offers great utility to the user. This means this product will never be away from the sight of the user. In turn, your brand is constantly visible to its users. Other types of Pen Drives, like Customised Pen Drive, Twister Pen Drive, etc, were also in demand. Put together, it contributed to 20% of the overall demand in this category. After Pen Drives, Custom Power Banks saw a big demand at 11%. This was followed by Promotional Bluetooth Speakers, Ear Phones and Head Phones.
Other notable Corporate Gift categories which saw significant demand, are Home Care products, Bags, T-Shirts and Corporate Chocolate Gifts.
Top 4 Corporate Gift Items in December 2016
Budget constraint was clearly visible this month. Companies were looking for low cost Corporate Gift Items. Hence Table Calendars came out to be clear winner in the era of low budgets. Table Calendars are the great promotional product during New Year. Table Calendar offers numerous options of customization, which makes it the most popular promotional product. You can give any design, shape, photo to your Table Calendar and make it unique to your company. Table Calendar offers thousands of options for customization. Table Calendar is being used by almost every individual. Table Calendar is very handy. Table Calendar can carry lot of beautiful photographs. Table Calendars are found on almost all office desks as well as home desks. Table Calendars are small and portable. Table Calendars are being used by most of the people. Table Calendars also offer great opportunity for brand promotion. Hence Table Calendars are very famous among companies. Companies like it the most and offer it to their Employees and Clients. Table Calendars are also cost efficient, which means it will fit all budgets. Table Calendars can also be personalized, which means you can print name of the recipient of these Table Calendars, as everyone likes their name the most. Because of all these reasons, Table Calendars are a great tool for brand promotion. Hence Table Calendars are a big hit with companies.
New Year Diary was the 2nd preferred choice in Corporate Gifts. As budget was constrained, low cost New Year Diaries were in great demand. Since New Year Diaries have great utility, Companies could not shy away for opting it during this season. New Year Diary is usually offered towards the end of the year, as a New Year Corporate Gift, by many companies. New Year Diary is a great Corporate Gift for Employees and Clients. New Year Diary is being used by almost every corporate citizen. New Year Diary offers the great opportunity for branding as well as personalization. You can print your company logo on New Year Diary. It is used throughout the year and hence branding on Diaries will be seen through the year. New Year Diary also offers a big place for branding. You can also insert additional promotional pages inside the New Year Diary. Hence New Year Diary are the best New Year Gift given by companies to their employees and Clients. New Year Diary also offers an option to print individual names. This means you can offer New Year Diary with recipient's name, which will make sure that this will be used by the recipient himself. Personal names carry a lot of value and hence New Year Diary with Name is excellent New Year Gift. New Year Diary is usually affordable and cheap. It will fit all the budgets. Since it offers a great utility to the individuals, it is the most common and famous New Year Gift across the world.
Credit Card Pen Drive is a Pen Drive in Credit Card Shape. It is also popularly known as Visiting Card Pen Drive or Credit Card USB Flash Drive. This was the 3rd Most Famous Corporate Gifts during December 2016. The shape and size of this Pen Drive resembles Credit Card, Visiting Card or ATM Card. Hence it is called as Credit Card Pen Drive. It is very famous Corporate Gift and also the Best Promotional Item for marketing. Credit Card Pen Drive is a data storage device that includes Flash memory with an integrated USB interface. Memory can be read through any Computer Device having any operating system - Windows or iOS. Memory Cards are easily re-writable and quite handy. Memory Card is in-built into the Credit Card Pen Drive. Memory card is available in various capacities like 4 GB, 8 GB, 16 GB, 32 GB, 64 GB, etc. Depending on your need, you can pick up Credit Card Pen Drive with right memory capacity. Credit Card Pen Drive offers entire surface for branding. You can print your company logo or product logo. Credit Card Pen Drive offers a large space which is visible whenever the product is being used. Credit Card Pen Drive is digitally printed, just like your visiting cards, credit cards, Debit Cards or ATM cards. We can print all the colors in your Logo. This makes it beautiful product to promote your brand. Credit Card Pen Drive is very light in weight and small like a visiting card. It is very easy to carry around. It can fit in your pocket. You can keep it in your Wallet as well. Whenever you need to use it, you can just pull the ship out and it is ready for use. If you want to carry, fold the chip into card and that's it. Credit Card Pen Drive is very useful in your day to day life. It does not require any installation of software. It can be used in any computer in the world, with USB drive. You can just plug it in USB slot and it is ready to us. You can easily store your files and folders. You can copy, create, delete and amend your files easily. It is easily re-writable. This makes it a very useful Corporate Gift. Usually companies load its company presentation in Credit Card Pen Drive, before offering it to its Clients and Customers. Since it is quite useful, it ensures that your customers are using it frequently. This means that your branding is visible to them frequently, almost every day. It is a durable product, which ensures that your branding is visible for a very long time. It keeps on reminding your customers, about your products and services again and again. Presentation in the Credit Card Pen Drive will provide useful and handy information about your company, to your Clients. Hence it has all the qualities of a Best Promotional Product.
Corporate Gift Hampers are all time favorite Corporate Gifts among our Customers. Corporate Gift Hampers stood at No. 4 in terms of Popularity of Corporate Gifts, during December 2016. Corporate Gift Hampers are packs of Assorted Gifts which are specially made for corporate world. All gifts are picked and chose basis the usage to Office Employees and Clients. These come in very attractive Gift packing so it is very handy to 'Pick and Gift'. There are multiple products in one Corporate Gift Hamper, which are usually pre-selected, so companies should not worry about making a special gift themselves. This makes Corporate Gift Hampers most famous among Customers. While Corporate Gift Hamper is famous throughout the year, it is being most sought during festive seasons like Diwali and New Year. Corporate Gift Hampers offer many advantages. With Corporate Gift Hampers, you can give multiple Gifts to your Clients in one go. Corporate Gift Hamper comes in attractive packaging. This means that you can offer Corporate Gifts to your Clients without any further Gift packaging. Corporate Gift Hampers are Best Corporate Gifts you can offer to your Clients, Employees and Office Staff.
You know the Gift Trends. We are sure that this will help to make up your mind, to pick up your next Corporate Gift. Since season of Conferences and exhibitions setting in, you will need to decide your Corporate Gift.
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