The Best Christmas Gifts For Customers In 2023

With autumn officially here, it's safe to say that Christmas is fast approaching. And whether you're ready to deck the halls with boughs of holly or are more reluctant to admit that it's (whisper it) less than three months to go until December 25th, one thing's for certain: now's the perfect time to get your corporate Xmas gifting ticked off for 2023.


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With a huge range of branded Christmas gifts for you to choose from, we're confident that Total Merchandise has got all the options your business could possibly need when it comes to customer gifting this winter. 

Whether you're planning to hand out items at an event or are thinking about posting presents to key clients, we can help, with everything from letterbox-friendly items to budget-friendly goodies available. 

How To Choose The Best Christmas Gifts For Customers

Thinking about ordering the Xmas presents for your clients? With years of experience in this field, we've pulled together a few simple tips to help you pick the perfect festive giveaways for your customers. 

#1 Delay now, regret later. (AKA place your order ahead of time!)

We'd always recommend planning your gift-giving strategy well in advance: not only does this get it off your to-do list but it also ensures that you won't miss out if a popular product goes out of stock. If you can, aim to have gifts with your customers before the Christmas countdown truly begins, allowing them to enjoy and appreciate the gesture during the festivities.

Be mindful of any potential postal or courier delays, especially during the busy holiday period. Also, be aware of any product-specific timelines.

 Ordering Advent calendars, for example? We'll ask to receive your artwork by a specific cut-off point to ensure that you (and your customers) can receive your products on time. If you don't have the space to receive your products in advance, you can still place your order today and simply specify the future date you need them by. 

#2 Choose products that align with your brand. 

Ensure that the gifts you choose reflect the quality and image of your brand, as well as align with your company's ethos.

A carefully chosen present not only leaves a positive impression with your customers but can also reinforce your brand's reputation and values; for example, you might want to consider selecting items that are UK-made or eco-friendly.

#3 Use our filters to find the products that match your precise requirements.

Whether you're working with a specific deadline in mind or want items to suit a precise MOQ (minimum order quantity), use our filters to find the perfect corporate Christmas gifts to match your needs:

  • Quantity Required allows you to find the products that match your precise unit needs.
  • Delivered By allows you to set the date you'd like (or you need) to receive items by.
  • Category gives you the ability to browse by everything from eco to UK-made. 

Outside of those factors, you'll also want to give consideration to the type of gift you want to order. Popular options include:

  • Edible: chocolate, mince pies, Prosecco, cookies... We've got a huge range of tasty treats that your customers will love - if you can bear to give them away!
  • Decorative: baubles printed or engraved with your design are a great way to associate your brand with Christmas, year after year.
  • Luxurious: want to wow your customers? Treat them to something extra-special, like a piece of impressive tech or some elegant glassware.
  • Letterbox-friendly: from seed sticks to flat-pack foodie gifts, we've got a range of items that are perfect for festive direct mail campaigns. 
  • Eco: keen to add a touch of green to your festive gifting? Keep your eyes peeled for the green leaf symbol, which denotes our eco and sustainable options. 

Our Pick Of The Best Christmas Gifts For Customers In 2023 

Our Product team work tirelessly to ensure that they can offer you the best and most exciting range of Christmas giveaways, at the lowest possible prices.

And of course, it's not just about the cost. When you choose us, you're opting into a 5* service from an expert team, as well as a transparent, speedy and fuss-free ordering experience. 

So without further ado, read on to discover our edit of the best branded Christmas merchandise that you can treat your customers and clients to in 2023. 

Christmas Stockings

We'll start with a classic. Our fluffy Christmas Stockings are printed with your message or logo in one colour and can be ordered from 250 units.

Whether you're planning to hand them out as they are or are thinking about filling them with other small gifts, they're a timeless festive item that your customers can dig out year after year as part of their seasonal decorations.

A Jute Christmas Stocking is also available to order with your branding from 100 units.

Desk Advent Calendars

Another timeless option is our Desk Advent Calendars, which offer a tasty fix of brand awareness every day in the countdown to Christmas.

With the option to print either to the exterior alone or to the doors as well, you can truly customise these Advent calendars to make them as bespoke to your business as you want. 

Explore our full range of branded Advent calendars - and don't delay, because December 1st will be here before we know it...!

Recycled Christmas Star Baubles

Whether you're ordering for corporate use, planning to hand them out to clients or are thinking about selling them in-store, these star-shaped decorations will make a heartfelt addition to any Christmas tree.

Made from recycled plastic and featuring a biodegradable hook for fuss-free hanging, these eco branded baubles are printed with your full colour design on one or both sides. We love them - and we think your staff and customers will too!

For another starry idea, take a look at our Wooden Star Shaped Hanging Decorations, which are printed or engraved with your design. 

Christmas Treat Box

Each of our mouthwatering Christmas Treat Box sets contains a chocolate nutcracker, a tray of truffles and a 12-baton chocolate bar. (And yes, we can confirm: they all taste incredible.)

Ready to order from 50 units, your full colour branding will be printed on the box as well as on the wrappers of all the contents within. Festive giveaways have never been so moreish...

Glass Christmas Baubles

These beautiful baubles are perfect for adding a glimmer of brand awareness to any Christmas tree this winter - and get the design right and your customers might be incorporating them into their festive decorations for years to come. 

Available in a huge palette of colours, additional customisation options such as glitter printing and Pantone-matching are also available. 

For an eco alternative, take a look at our Recycled Christmas Baubles.

Mole Mate Trio Gift Set

For a high-impact Christmas gift for customers, search no further than this impressive set. Comprising a water bottle, notebook and pen, each item is branded with your logo, as is the label on the box that the trio are nestled in.

Ideal for handing out in-store to new customers or for presenting to clients at end-of-year catch-ups, these Mole Mate Trio Gift Sets combine a high-perceived value present with items that practical products that your recipients will love.

Panorama Easel Calendars

Help your customers look to the year ahead with our popular Panorama Easel Calendars, which are also great for creating 365 days of brand awareness for your business.

Whether you choose to have them printed with your own imagery or choose one of our three pre-set themes, these calendars are perfectly sized for your customers to keep on their desks in the office, or for use at home. 

Explore our full range of promotional calendars and diaries.

Reindeer Logobugs

Looking for something that's cheap, cheerful and oh-so Christmas-y? Our adorable Reindeer Logobugs tick all those boxes and then some, and their generously sized ribbons are printed with your full colour design.

Ready to order from 250 units, these cute festive logobugs are ideal for creating some buzz at events, as well as for displaying in a reception or waiting room area. 

Carol Singer Logobugs are also available. 

5 Inch Robbie Teddy Bear with Christmas Hat

Move over, Santa Claus - Santa Paws is in town! Our adorable promo teddy comes complete with a cheery Christmas hat and will wear your branding on either a sash, bow or T-shirt - it's completely up to you.

A great choice for schools, charities and medical organisations, Robbie will almost certainly bring some cheer to the festive season and beyond. 

Looking for something bigger? Our 10 Inch Honey Jointed Teddy Bear with Christmas Hat is also available to order with your logo.

Champagne Flute and 20cl Laurent Perrier Gift Sets

Raise a glass to those most important to your business with these twinkling champagne sets, which feature your logo engraved onto the flute. The set also includes a 20cl bottle of world-renowned Laurent Perrier champagne.

Perfect for handing over at any end-of-year client meetings, they can be ordered from just five units and make an exquisitely elegant token of your appreciation for their custom. 

Looking for another tipple-related treat idea? Check out our Wine Tasting Tubes

Feeling inspired? Discover our full range of Christmas gifts for customers and order yours today. Need help finding a specific item? Contact a member of our friendly and experienced Sales team by calling 01376 509092 or emailing info@totalmerchandise.co.uk today. Main image copyright Yevgen Buzuk via Canva.com. 

Written by

Katie Clark | Head of Digital Marketing

With over a decade in print and digital journalism, Katie possesses a wide skill-set that incorporates everything from SEO to PR. Joining the team in early 2019, her expertise lies in writing sparkling copy about promotional merchandise and related topics, as well as managing social media activity and developing creative solutions to keep the Total Merchandise brand at the forefront of people’s minds. With a background that includes event-planning and volunteering for charitable organisations, she has a first-hand appreciation for the needs and questions a customer might have when acquiring promotional products for their organisation. In her spare time, she loves reading, going to the cinema and learning to cook.

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