We all know what time it is, Christmas is around the corner & everybody is rushing to fulfill their present orders and wrap all their presents purchased.
Buyers can take more advantage of this Christmas period in 2020 than just getting discount codes and boxed items. Retailers are now offering more services to take the stress out of Christmas and provide ease in your holiday shopping.
Welcome to Amazon’s newest service during Christmas, Gift Wrapping.
This article will outline what the service is, why Amazon is offering it, what it looks like, and other positive benefits of such services.
What Is Amazon’s Gift Wrapping Service?
Amazon released in recent news that they will be working with its software developers to release an option that allows customers to ask Amazon to wrap the item they purchased if they tick the “Ship in Amazon Box” option.
Depending on the dates you made your purchases and the type of account you are holding, the gift wrapping option may or may not be readily available to you.
While the conventional option Amazon gives does not show pricing on any of the packages (probably the most preferred choice), there is also an option to display each item’s pricing on the packaging. Keep in mind some items are not available for gift wrapping, such as books, CDs, DVDs, music, or any online content.
Why Is Amazon Offering Such Services?
As an advanced sales tactic, Amazon offers the wrapping for free only for a limited number of items between particular purchase dates.
Not all products qualify for the option; And while they do not qualify for gift wrapping, they can be eligible if you want to purchase the service at an additional cost per item (according to size).
This tactic looks to ease the costumer’s mind and provide additional services that competitors aren’t, to gain more market share and revenue.
What Does The Wrapping Service Look Like?
Amazon’s gift-wrapping is described as a rather elegant service that features single color wrapping. The wrapped package comes inside an Amazon bag with a single white ribbon over the top, which can feature a bonus greetings gift card with a personalized message on the back for those special family members.
The gift wrapping paper comes in 4 color variants, which are: Grey, Red, White and Blue. Unfortunately, they cannot be selected or customized.
They all come in random assortments. So how do the packaged goods get delivered to the recipient? Well, Amazon delivers it inside a box. Once opened, it reveals the gift bag mentioned before.
Yes, we hear you; this is no conventional gift-wrapping, but instead, it’s a stylish gift bag sack with a white ribbon holding it in place.
To open the gift, untie the ribbon to reveal its contents.
The gift bag, box & ribbon are designed to be reusable, reducing waste while providing a stylish new means of Christmas cheer & wrapping.
Does Amazon Throw In Any Bonuses With The Gift Wrapping Service?
Besides the box, the gift wrapping bag and ribbon, Amazon provides the customer with a packing slip to indicate who the package came from, which can either display your name and the pricing or have the option to hide the price and just let it show your name.
The wrapping service also comes with a personalized message card, which you fill in online once processing the order through Amazon’s purchasing portals.
Comments On the Service
The gift wrapping service has sparked joy worldwide, as it helps relieve the pain and hassle of wrapping tens and hundreds of presents that you may had purchased.
But what does the public opinion on the gift wrapping service itself once it arrives?
Many people have said in forums and Reddit posts their opinion about the service. The most popular answer is that it is good & that it is innovative thinking of Amazon.
What Other Effects Will This Have?
Every year during Christmas, tonnes of waste is produced from wrapping paper, ribbons, packaging and much more.
Amazon’s inventive thinking is supposed to reduce their waste footprint during Christmas as the gift wrapping bag option is reusable along with its ribbon.
This eco-friendly option sure has environmentalists happy as it means less waste to be littered around and less waste management required to destroy such products.
Christmas is around the corner, and everybody is in a rush to fulfill their present orders and wrap all their presents purchased.
Buyers can take advantage of this Christmas period in 2020 even further, with leading retailers like Amazon offering gift wrapping bag options that are not only stylish & elegant but are a simple yet effective way to cut the stress of wrapping presents.
This is not beneficial for business but also for the environment as the gift wrapping bag options are reusable, meaning less waste to manage from wrapping paper & packaging.
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