This ad will be closed automatically in X seconds.

New Gift Shop Gets Personal In Ormskirk

Online gift retailer Michelle Henriksen is looking forward to opening her first bricks and mortar store – Personalised Gifts  in Ormskirk – later this month, with the store filling a gap in the market for made-to-order gifts, homewares and much more besides.

Selling handmade jewellery, mugs, aprons, chopping boards, metal signs, baby-grows, tops, coasters, beach bags and tote bags, as well as t-shirts and hoodies, Michelle hand makes or hand-prints each of the items, with almost everything in the store able to be personalised with names, special messages and dates.

With a passion for gift-making, crafting and supporting local businesses, she highlights that her gifts will bring something different to the market in Lancashire, and hopes the store will encourage more people to support local businesses rather than large-scale online retailers.

“Following the pandemic, it’s proving more important than ever that people support local,” says Michelle. “Equally, I believe in-person shops are becoming increasingly popular again, with more people wishing to purchase their gifts right away. One reason is an increase in people who are focusing on sustainability and the impact of their carbon footprint.”

Continues Michelle: “When ordering gifts online from huge retailers, it often comes with heaps of plastic packaging and the impact of constant deliveries isn’t exactly great for the environment – which I think people are starting to realise. Additionally, people simply want to purchase gifts and other items without the hassle of returns, incorrect deliveries and long waiting times.”

The new store opens on 20 August.

Top: Personalised Gifts  in Ormskirk.

MORE NEWS
SILCPGH
 
The event takes place at London’s Royal Geographical Society on 18 October...
HHG
 
Six halls will be packed with all the latest products - ranging from trees, lights and decorations to gifts, homeware and garden - when the show opens its doors in January 2023...
ZoeWiseman
 
“We’ve seen a big demand for tableware, especially afternoon tea collections,” says Morleys Group’s buyer Zoe Wiseman...
QEII
 
British designer Victoria Eggs celebrates the Queen’s life with giftware that includes a bone china mug, a tea cup and saucer and canvas tote bag...
Ambiente
 
Sustainability, unexpected creations and design icons will also be a focus...
DarcyWillsonRhymer
 
The card and gift retailer’s half year revenue increased by 64.9%, with in store revenue growing by 81.8% and online sales down year on year...
Get the latest news sent to your inbox
Subscribe to our daily newsletter

The list doesn't exist! Make sure you have imported the list on the 'Manage List Forms' page.