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Shop Like a Boss for Boss's Day

Boss’s Day is tomorrow, and shopping for your supervisor can be a delicate dance. Fortunately, we’re the Arthur Murray of gift-giving, so here are some suggestions for choosing tokens of appreciation without stepping on anyone's toes!

DO - Be thoughtful
DON’T - Be unprofessional

Put some consideration into what you know about your boss without risking being inappropriate. Knowing your boss is going through a divorce doesn’t make you the right person to give them a self-help book on getting their groove back. Avoid personal items like clothes, body products, and jewelry, and focus instead on their likes and interests.

  • Is your boss a football fan or avid tailgater? Go with a good barbeque book.
  • Are they always drinking coffee? Put together a basket of quality local beans with a note that says, “This should cover a month of Mondays.” Not sure what to get? Well, there's a Batch for that!

DO - be unique
DON’T - be extravagant

Face it. Your boss has enough pens, paperweights, and calendars. If you don’t know your boss well enough to add a personal spin on his or her gift, try to think outside the box without breaking the bank. Keep the value of your gift under $50 (nobody likes an office suck-up).

  • Curate a collection of locally-flavored treats, like locals honeys and jams, cookies and candies, or savory snacks like trail mix and jerky. Steer clear of heart-shaped candy boxes, chocolate-covered strawberries, and CBD gummies to avoid making it weird.

Contact our Gift Concierge to have a thoughtfully curated collection of local goods put together for your boss. Batch Nashville is open in the Nashville Farmers Market Monday-Thursday 10am-6pm, Friday-Saturday 9am-8pm, and Sunday 9am-6pm.


Crystal Elsey
Crystal Elsey

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