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We recently ran a Christmas-inspired survey to discover how people shop at Christmas (36 per cent opt for online), who they shop for, and how much time they spend looking for the perfect gift. Really though, we were just nosey and wanted to know some of the worst Christmas gifts people have ever received. Cue [...]
…We live by this motto at RedBalloon. Whether it’s delivering a heart-pumping flight in a jet fighter, a white-knuckle ride in a rally car or a coma-inducing massage in the comfort of your own home – we know that the value is in the experience itself. The initial contact with the company, the anticipation, the [...]
Sarong ring but no sarong? Expired vouchers? Certainly not things you should give (or receive) for Christmas. But yet it happens.
After 89.9% of people agreed to pretending to like a gift they had been given, I was curious to know what sorts of gifts these people were receiving… Though believe me, some of them are so odd you wouldn’t be able to think them up if you tried!
These days my attempts at telepathy and leaving strategically placed notes around Christmas go astray as I inevitably end up with something I don’t want/need or will ever use at the expense of the purchaser. Once upon a time a little girl wrote a list to Santa wishing for a new Polly Pocket, and she awoke on Christmas morning to find her wish had come true. If only it was that simple…