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Our Favorite Promotional Products of 2024
After testing thousands of promotional products over the years, our team of gifting gurus are sharing their top picks for 2024.
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Best Luxury Corporate Gifts for Executives This Year
Luxury Corporate Gifts for Executives This Year
Searching for luxury corporate gifts for your clients, C-suite executives, or a swanky event? It can feel like A LOT of pressure — we totally get it! The good news is: you’re in the right place! After...
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Best 11 Company Swag Ideas
Love it or hate it, there’s no denying it: company swag is one of the most effective ways to build brand awareness and show off your company culture.  But it’s no secret that sometimes, company swag and...
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35 Unique Corporate Gift Ideas
Most corporate gifts suck. There, we said it. But it doesn’t have to be that way! In fact, we’re on a mission to prove just that. Corporate gifts should be memorable, thoughtful, and above...
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Why Gifts Work: Unwrapping The Psychology of Giving Gifts
There’s a magical moment when you receive an unexpected gift—the anticipation, the wonder, the child-like joy that fills your heart. No matter who you are, where you’re from, what language you speak...
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Client Appreciation Gifts: Everything You Need to Know
In today’s world, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle of the everyday grind. While our offices, work schedules, and businesses may look super different than even just a couple of years...
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The 3 Greatest Corporate Gift Sends of All Time
The 3 Greatest Corporate Gift Sends Of All Time
For nearly a decade, we’ve been sending corporate gifts and swag on behalf of hundreds of amazing companies like Salesforce, Google, and The New York Times. We’re proud to have been a part of soooo many...
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Why You Need A Company Swag Store
Let’s be real: we all LOVE getting free stuff. That’s why company swag has become so popular among companies and their employees. It’s a great way to show off your brand and build camaraderie...
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Unpacking the Importance of Employee Engagement
What do all companies have in common? Employees who make it possible to do what they do. But what do all successful companies have in common? They understand that those employees are their most valuable...
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2024 Client Gifts for Financial Advisors
In a competitive industry like financial services, trust and loyalty are everything — so it’s worth investing in tools and practices that are effective for building strong relationships with clients. One...
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Why You Should Celebrate Success at Work
Life is too short to not celebrate our wins — no matter how big or small! Why should it be any different when it comes to celebrating success at work?  Think about it: when is the last time your team celebrated...
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How to Spice Up Your Next Conference
Conferences have been the go-to for professional development, networking, and sharing knowledge for ages. But let’s face it, many of us associate them with snooze-fest presentations, boring speakers,...
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The Power of Personalization: Corporate Gifting in the Digital Age
Hey [insert first name here]! We wrote this entire blog post JUST for you. Okay, fine, we’re exaggerating. But this blog post has been written by a real human (this human, to be exact) for people like...
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2023 Holiday Gift Guide
’Tis the season of gift-giving! Which is why we created the ultimate holiday gift guide featuring BEST holiday gifts for everyone on your list this year! Shopping for holiday gifts can be overwhelming...
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Top 5 Best Corporate Gifting Companies in 2024
When it comes to corporate gifting, it’s not just about giving a gift—it’s about leaving a lasting impression. Gone are the days of uninspired swag and forgettable tchotchkes (and thank goodness...
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Gift Box Guide For Mother's Day
Can you believe it’s almost Mother’s Day?! That’s right — Sunday, May 12 is just around the corner, so let’s get ready to celebrate all those amazing mothers and mother figures in our lives! Mother’s...
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Four Ways Zendesk Uses Custom Gifting
As a company that builds software for improving customer relationships, it’s no surprise that building relationships of all sorts is simply part of Zendesk’s culture. Over the past several years,...
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What Makes A Good Corporate Gift?
Learn from the experts about what makes a good corporate gift! We’re sharing our top tips for how to get corporate gifting right, best practices, plus some ideas for when to send corporate gifts...
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4 Ways To Give Conference Gifts
Giving gifts? At a conference? GROUNDBREAKING. Sure, handing out branded swag and conference gifts is nothing new — but what if we told you there are specific ways to get conference gifting right? After...
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How Warner Music Group uses Teak & Twine for Employee Holiday Gifts
At Teak & Twine, we make large-scale corporate gifting simple! In this customer story, you’ll learn all about Warner Music Group’s gifting experience using Teak & Twine for holiday gifts...
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What Is a 3PL? Third-Party Logistics Definition, Process, & Benefits
Handing off the reins of fulfillment to a 3PL is more than just a savvy business move — it’s a game-changer for you as a business owner!Instead of spending all your time thinking about inventory management...
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The Best Swag to Send for Employee Appreciation Day this Year
Mark your calendars, folks – Employee Appreciation Day 2024 is on Friday, March 1st! While it’s always a good idea to express your appreciation year-round, this holiday is a great time to make your...
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Fun Corporate Gift Ideas to Send this Summer
Corporate Gifting | Branded Swag | Fulfillment Gifting Never Looked So Good! Spring is (finally) in the air, and we’re here for it! The days are getting longer. The flowers are starting to bloom. And...
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Spring Corporate Gift Ideas For Clients And Employees
Spring is (finally) in the air, and we’re here for it! The days are getting longer. The flowers are starting to bloom. And one of our favorite times of the year is upon us: the Q2 holiday season! (Cue...
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How Titan Electric Uses Teak & Twine for Client Holiday Gifting
Custom corporate gift boxes for the holiday season made simple! In this customer story, you’ll learn all about Titan Electric’s gifting experience using Teak & Twine for custom corporate...
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The Ultimate Guide to Shopify Shipping Options
With over 4 million online storefronts, Shopify has completely transformed the way we shop online. This is because they’ve made it easier than ever for product makers, small businesses, and artisans to...
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Guide To Celebrating A Work Anniversary
Celebrating a work anniversary is a longstanding tradition for many companies — and for good reason! It’s super important to show a little extra recognition to all the hardworking, dedicated employees,...
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Awesome Employee Gift Ideas For 2024
Is your team the best around? Heck yeah, they are!  First, they’ve got you. And because you’ve made your way to this blog post, that probably means you’re researching getting some premium gifts for...
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Popular Gifting Trends For 2024
In the world of corporate gifting, things are always changing, and new trends are popping up all the time — but luckily for you, our team of trend forecasters has been staying on top of it for you! In...
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The Best Gift Sets for Him in 2023
There’s no denying it: men can be REALLY difficult to shop for! No matter what the occasion — Father’s Day, a birthday, the holiday season — finding the *perfect* gift set for him is no easy feat. But...
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Gift Fulfillment Projects
CUSTOMER SUCCESS STORIES Kitting and Fulfillment Projects Considering a gift fulfillment project? Want to learn more about how kitting and fulfillment works? You’re in the right place! Here are a...
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21 Gift Boxes for Women She’s Sure To Love
Who run the world? GIRLS. Beyoncé knows it, we know it, and you know it: the women in our lives do SO much! And a little recognition goes a loooong way. So if you’re searching for the perfect way...
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A Guide to the Gift Assembly Process
  Hey there! Welcome to our comprehensive guide on the gift assembly process for e-commerce fulfillment!  In the big world of online shopping, gift assembly is super important for making customers happy...
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Blog | Food52 X Teak & Twine
Recipe for a Perfect Partnership Take two female-founded companies Add dedication to beautiful, quality products Mix in a passion for elevating the ordinary Sprinkle with a mission to create joyful experiences We...
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Fall Corporate Gift Ideas Everyone Will Love!
Are you on the hunt for the perfect corporate gift boxes to send this fall? Or maybe looking for tips on seasonal corporate gifting dos and donts? Look no further! We’ve got an array of cozy and...
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Corporate Event Gift Ideas
Looking for corporate event gift ideas and inspiration for your next company party, conference, or corporate retreat? Check out these creative custom event gift baskets, business retreat gifts, employee...
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Corporate Holiday Gift Ideas For Clients
Looking for unique holiday corporate gift box ideas for your extra special clients? Or maybe you’re looking for more information on corporate gifting dos and donts this holiday season? Good news:...
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Using Gifts to Share Company Culture and Core Values
Gifts are a great way to show off company culture and share company core values! But if you’ve ever received a corporate gift box that felt totally pointless, you’re not alone. At Teak & Twine, we...
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Corporate Gifting Do’s and Don’ts
Ready to take your corporate gifting game to the next level? Then you’re in the right place!  Corporate gifts are so much more than just a gesture — they’re a statement of appreciation, a building block...
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10 Conference Swag Ideas That Stand Out
Giving gifts? At a conference? GROUNDBREAKING. Sure, handing out branded swag and conference gifts is nothing new — but what if we told you there are specific ways to get conference gifting right? After...
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Common Swag Mistakes And How To Avoid Them
We’ll give it to you straight: promotional swag is one of the most effective ways to build brand awareness, enhance company culture, and create a sense of loyalty among employees and customers. But if...
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Client Onboarding Ideas to Improve Customer Retention
Congrats! You’ve just closed the deal on a new client. Now what? Likely, the sales team is popping bottles and celebrating their big win. Then, usually an Account Executive or a CX manager takes over to...
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Client Gift Ideas (Plus Real-Life Examples!)
Discover new custom client gift ideas that are sure to impress your clients, customers, and prospects! If you’re tired of the same old, same old when it comes to corporate gift boxes… we hear...
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9 Tips For Client Gifting
All successful businesses understand one very important truth: clients are the real MVPs. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or a bright-eyed entrepreneur, your clients are the driving force behind...
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