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The 2018 Corporate Gift Guide

Think outside the fruit basket. Make your clients and employees feel special this holiday season with customized and curated gifts from these local companies.

The 2018 Corporate Gift Guide


Sota Clothing Co.

This northern-inspired clothing and accessories vendor can do co-branded hats, bags, and shirts. To meet growing demand from businesses that want to show state pride, Sota just introduced gift boxes. There are five themes to choose from, including The Minnesotan Box, which includes a men’s or women’s flannel shirt, winter beanie, and buffalo plaid can cooler. Prices $25 to $99, sotaclothing.com


Woodchuck USA

Add a name, logo, or artwork to more than 100 of Woodchuck’s wood products or work with its design team to create a one-of-a-kind item. Allow one to two weeks for standard customization. Prices start at less than $10 each, woodchuckusa.com


Sweet Jules Gifts

These sweet and simple caramel gift boxes are available in four sizes and two colors. Personalize the boxes with a custom flavor selection, special note, or a custom sleeve with your company’s logo. Boxes start at $16, sweetjulesgifts.com


Faribault Woolen Mill Co.

A cozy gift for Minnesota’s cold winters, Faribault Woolen Mill’s blankets and scarves can be customized from color to trim. For an extra touch, have your company’s logo embroidered; for large orders, your company’s message can be woven into a blanket or throw. Allow four to 12 weeks for custom orders. Prices start at $80, faribaultmill.com


Northern Waters Smokehaus

Situated on Lake Superior in Duluth, this gourmet market offers a variety of fresh smoked fish and meat baskets. Corporate gift baskets range from $30 to $300, northernwaterssmokehaus.com


Legacy Chocolates

Fill your gift box with Legacy’s hand-crafted chocolate products, freshly roasted coffee beans, gourmet hot cocoa, or loose-leaf teas. Personalize your gift with custom truffle labels or by including an item with your company’s logo. Prices start at $14, legacychocolates.com


Minny & Paul

Choose from customized gift boxes filled with high-quality products made by small Minnesota brands—from Shea Arts Co. candles to Isadore Nut Co. nuts. Pick a theme or create a box to represent your company. Prices start at $40, minnyandpaul.com


B+D Custom Craft

This upstart gift box company offers prepacked gift boxes and custom gifts with an eye toward small, local brands. Options include Wit + Delight paper goods, along with unique items produced by B+D including wood cutouts, monogrammed tumblers, and more. Prices start at $35, bdcustomcrafts.com


Leather Works Minnesota

The St. Paul leather maker will emboss your logo on key fobs, coasters, wallets, or any item in its product line. Allow two to three weeks. Minimum order is $350; prices around $4 to $5 per unit for smaller items, leatherworksminnesota.com

Duluth Pack

Make any canvas bag or accessory from the venerable Duluth-based brand your own with private labeling. There's a one-time fee of $100 to create a die for the label. The Canvas Travel Valet and small Safari Duffel are among the most popular custom gifts. Prices start at $55, duluthpack.com
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