As you may know by now, this month we focused entirely to Romanian entrepreneurs and Romanian businesses in order to sustain small businesses for Christmas Shopping List. Buying locally also helps keep money circulating in the community, while the local economic return from independent businesses is on average 48% of revenue from independent businesses. Chain retailers, by contrast, recirculate only 13.6% of their revenues in the communities where they do business. When you factor in buying local products at a local independent store, that percentage is even higher.
Please enjoy the holidays responsibly in order to have a better 2021. Happy merry Holidays from Business Review team!
If there are some gifts you forgot about and you still want to surprise the others, without going offline shopping or waiting for delivery – which might not come up until Dec 24, online vouchers for experiences might do the trick.
Chocolate is always a good idea, as business or personal gift set. Yet, cozonac could be a winner dessert, too.
For those looking for something more substantial, you should try some unique pieces of furniture.
One of the best options to offer premium goodies is to take a look at food gift boxes. Wonderful foie gris, selected wines and fine chocolates, or Romanian goodies such as zacusca or local wine, everything comes in beautiful packaging.
When it comes to cosmetics and beauty, the global trend is to look out for sustainable products which use high quality ingredients. We highly recommend and encourage to read carefully the labels and the information about the products in order to be fully convinced you bought something good for your skin.
For contemporary and pretty wow stories you should check Black Button Books, classy yet sassy stories from Baroque Books, personal development and a series of impressive biographies from Publica, artsy stuff from Vellant and gastronomy history and more from Gastro Art.
Some ceramists appeared recently in Romania, with incredible works of art instead of cups and mugs. Moreover, some of them got really creative and wrote down funny messages on their plates.
It’s definitely the most wonderful time of the year, although the pandemic crisis is still present in our lives. Yet, we should try to enjoy as much as possible this season and spend time with our loved ones in a Christmasy way.
Check small handmade surprises from illustrator Madalina Andronic’s store, Breslo online shop, Fuleki Glass which produces decorations with Murano Glass or handwritten words with green accents from Botanical pick-me-up.
Although Disney universe are always a good idea for a present, there are a series of Romanian shops which offer a variety of other type of toys and goodies for kids.