By Barbara Scofidio
Never run out of battery power for your iPhone5 again with the Juice Pack Helium. Mophie’s 1500-mAh battery case provides up to 80 percent extra battery life in a super-slim profile. $79.95 www.rymaxinc.com
The Beer Soap Company has been making soaps from the finest brews since 2009, starting with 25 varieties. It now offers more than 120. Choose a gift box of six soaps, everything from Belgian Hops Beer Soap, made with Chimay Grande Reserve Bleu Trappiste to How Stella Got Her Brew Back Beer Soap, with Stella Artois Leuven Lager $35.50 www.thebeersoapcompany.com
Victorinox has come up with a whole new look for the pocket knife without losing any of its functionality. Features small blade, scissors, and nail file with screwdriver tip.
Tumi’s T-Pass Kennedy Deluxe Brief is all about making life easier at the airport. The T-pass feature is a section in the brief that holds a laptop. The brief can be unzipped and then lays flat so security can get a clear scan of it without you having to remove it from the bag. You can also individually customize the ID plate, including with the organization’s logo, at no additional cost. Measures 16.5” x 12.5” x 5.25”
A new twist to serving spirits, this globe decanter spins on its axis to aerate the contents, either wine or spirits. Elegant etched glass design of a world map.
Hinda Incentives’ Helping Hands Rewards has created a catalog of socially conscious and fair trade gifts. A holiday favorite, this tube of 100% soy tealights includes 12 scents. The products are made by Bright Endeavors, a Chicago nonprofit that offers homeless and at-risk young women between the ages of 16 and 25 transitional employment so they can become self-sufficient.
These days, video is as much about capturing the moment as getting it out there. That’s why the all-new VIXIA mini has built-in Wi-Fi, so you can instantly share what you shoot with the world. Features include an expansive fisheye lens, stereo sound, and a tiltable screen and adjustable stand so you can shoot hands-free.
You control Sphero with a tilt, touch, or swing wirelessly from your smartphone (iPhone or Android) or tablet. Download its single- and multi-player apps, many of which are free, and play games like Drive and Golf. Sphero is fast, too, traveling at up to three feet per second, and as far as 50 feet. You can also change its color to suit your mood or to play as a team.
If there’s one thing that motivates most everyone, it’s chocolate! Delight your employees with a gift pack of fine chocolate money bars from London’s legendary retailer, Harrod’s. Three bars are included, in milk chocolate, white chocolate, and chocolate with orange.
$14, bulk corporate discounts may apply where applicable
Smart move by Omaha Steaks: Its Gourmet Gift & Giveback series of incentive gifts allows companies to give employees gifts while also donating to one of three charities: Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, the largest nongovernmental funder of type-1 diabetes research; the Armed Forces Foundation, which supports and advocates for members of the Armed Services, veterans, and military families; and the American Red Cross. This program offers three price points, each of which allows the recipient to choose one of four gourmet selections, including beef, chicken, seafood, desserts, and more, and includes shipping and handling as well as options for personalization.
Gold Collection, $50 (includes $5 donation); Platinum Collection, $75 (includes $7.50 donation); Diamond Collection, $100 (includes $10 donation).
There’s nothing like wood for enhancing sound and adding warmth to your music, which was the inspiration behind these African sapele wood earbuds. Plus, their in-line mic and music track controller let you make and take calls as well as manage your tunes. Compatible with iPod, iPhone, and iPad devices, laptops, Kindles, music players, and most gaming systems. Includes carrying case.
Waterproof, shockproof, dustproof, freezeproof. The designers of the Fujifilm 14-megapixel XP170 thought of every possible disaster as they were designing this rugged little point-and-shoot camera. It can even take 1080-pixel HD movies under water, with sound. And it connects wirelessly to smartphones or tablets. Its design has a sporty feel to it; available in bright blue or orange.
It takes the finest glass company in the world to come up with a concept like crystal cufflinks for men. These clear crystal beauties are bezel-set in rhodium, by Swarovski.
Imagine employees showing up at headquarters or a holiday celebration and getting the chance to choose brand-new watches on the spot! Bulova’s new “Gift in Time” program sends a Bulova representative with a selection of watches (based on your price point) to your live event. Guests leave not only with their new watches in a gift box or bag, but, for an additional charge, Bulova can professionally size them on site as well.
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The Bose Solo system is a brand new category of product that now allows you to add Bose sound to your TV. It fits right beneath most TVs up to 37" (and some up to 42”), like a stand. Or it can be set below a wall-mounted TV. All it takes to get started is to plug it into the TV and the wall.