Holiday 2014 Gift Catalog

This year, get responses to the gifts that you send. Your company and your relationships with your customers, partners, and employee is special - why not send them exceptional gifts?

Let Buyer’s Best Friend (BBF, take the guesswork out of gifting, and impress everyone on your list with the best artisan food, personal care, and housewares gift available anywhere - packaged in tasteful boxes and tied up in luxurious ribbons. We’re based in San Francisco, and feature the best American artisan products, many of which are local to San Francisco and the Bay Area.

Some of our happy customers who have trusted BBF to send gifts to the CEOs and executives at, Apple, and many more companies.

See the next few pages to browse our bestselling gifts - order by December 17 for Christmas delivery.

We’d love to hear from you!

Contact our Corporate Accounts team!
Email: or call 415-375-0439
Fill out our gift questionnaire to get personalized help:

Signature Gift Boxes

All gift boxes may be combined with others to form gift towers tied together with satin ribbon - up to 3 boxes per tower.

Holiday Cheer   $50

Spread the cheer with this selection of sweet and savory treats perfect for the office or a holiday party.

Love, San Francisco $65

Perfect for newcomers to the City. If you ever left your heart in San Francisco, you’ll find it here.

Simply Delicious   $75

A gourmet collection filled with BBF favorites. Perfect for clients or to share with your office mates.

Tea Time   $50

A warming gift for the home or office. Perfect for tea lovers everywhere.

Cocktails, Anyone?   $75

Shaken, stirred, and infused. A gift box perfect for the entertainer or company exec.

Man Survival Kit   $65


Spread The Love   $50

A collection of handcrafted specialty spreads - jam, nut butter, and honey. All delicious with apricot scones. Perfect for the breakfast lover or baking aficionado.

Sweet Tooth   $55

Filled with our popular specialty chocolates and treats, sweet tooths will never be the same. A perfect shareable gift for employees and clients.

Pantry Staples   $40

Everything you need to jazz up a meal, from specialty ingredients to feisty condiments. Heirloom red rice, a lentils & coconut rice kit, and spicy mustard and hot sauces.

Charcoal to the Max $70

Great for men and women, charcoal  has been used as a detoxifying agent to absorb impurities from pores and remove dead skin. Paired with a Korean konjac sponge, which offers a gentle deep clean of your skin.

Time to Chillax   $75

A box filled with luxurious soaps, a soy candle, and a konjac facial sponge - this is a gift they won’t soon forget.

Spa-cation   $75

The spa, delivered to the office! A box filled with body lotion and lip balm, charcoal detox soap, a soy candle, and a konjac facial sponge.

Signature Gift Sets

$50 - House of Balsamic
Balsamic Vinegar Duo

$20 - Vignette
Wine Country Soda

$25 - aFire Alder Grilling Plank &
Poultry Rub

$45 - Calivirgin
Extra Virgin Olive Oil & Barrel Aged
Balsamic Vinegar

$25 - O Olive Oil
Tapenade Duo

Jalapeno-Lime & Sundried Tomatoes; Meyer Lemon, Olives & Champagne

$50 - Sola Bee Farms
Large Crate Set  

$32 - Jem Raw
Sprouted Nut Butters

Chocolate Hazelnut; Red Cinnamon Maca

$30 Fruition Chocolate

Chocolate Covered Cranberries; Chocolate Covered Nibs

$23   Wine Lover’s Collection

$45 San Francisco Landmark 6 Tin Set
(Milk & Dark Chocolate)

Beautiful Individual Food Gifts

$44 - Toffee Talk Tin

(1 lb)

$11 - Clarine’s Florentines

(6 pack)

$36 - Poco Dolce

(12oz, 16 piece)

$22 - TCHO Chocolate

30 Day Supply

$32 - House of Balsamic
6 yr Aged Balsamic


$33 - Sonoma Syrup
Extract Gift Set

Vanilla, Almond & Lemon

$26 - Calivirgin
Extra Virgin Olive Oil


$30 - Wah Fong Tea
Brocade Gift Box

(16 teas)

Beautiful Individual Personal Care & Lifestyle Gifts

$22- Ineke Scent Library

$25 - Ineke Deluxe Sample Collection

$38 - Ineke Angel’s Trumpet
0.5oz Travel Spray

$38 - Ineke Scarlet Larkspur
0.5 oz Travel Spray

$38 - Ineke Poet’s Jasmine
0.5 oz Travel Spray

$38 - Ineke Sweet William
0.5oz Travel Spray

$38 - Molly Muriel
Soap Collection

$40 - Buddha Board,
with Zen River Stones

$15 - Buddha Board Mini
in Red, Green, Blue, Pink, Purple or Black

2014 Calendars
by Paper Source

$23 -  2014 Grid Art Calendar (left)

$27 - 2014 Wall Art Calendar (right)


Buyer’s Best Friend (BBF, is a one-stop shop where you can instantly get all your holiday gift needs met - whether you’re looking for a gift box with items from multiple brands, or one single item from one company. We’ll help you every step of the way to find something that will delight your recipients, all while making it quick and easy.

Try before you buy. If you like to try before you buy, you can visit any of our San Francisco locations ( to try products, so that you can select the perfect gifts. Let us know your requirements, and we’ll help you select the perfect gifts!

Customization & personalization. For large, complex orders we have a dedicated team used to working with the world’s most demanding customers.  To get set up, visit  -- our team responds within 24 hours.

Order deadlines.  In most cases, we can ship rush orders within 24-48 hours, but to ensure availability from the artisans (who make to order!), please observe these deadlines to get your orders in:

 - arrival by Christmas (delivery by Wed 12/24/14), order by Fri December 12, 2014

 - arrival by New Year’s Day (delivery by Wed 12/31/14), order by Fri December 19, 2014


We offer corporate discounts* on orders of the following size.

 - orders over $500 - 5% off your order

 - orders over $2000 - 10% off your order.

 - orders over $3500 - 12.5% off your order.

 - orders over $5000 - 15% off your order.

Discounts apply to product cost only; shipping costs and customization/personalization fees are not discounted.


1) Select the products. Browse this brochure for our bestselling gifts, or shop the entire BBF online store: You’ll find our gift sets at

2) Select the packaging.  We can pack the gifts in a gift bag or gift box. We have everyday and seasonal gift boxes and a selection of ribbon to choose from.

3) Select personalization & customization options.  We have beautiful holiday greeting cards to include with the gifts, or you can provide us with your own cards to include.

4) Select the shipping method.  You can pick up from our stores in San Francisco, have the gifts shipped directly to you, or drop-shipped to your recipients.

5) Send us your order.  Email us at or call 415.374.0439 with your order, and include the following info:

 - What items would you like to order, and how many of each?

 - If not ordering a gift box set, do you want your  items placed in a gift box or gift bag?

 - What greeting card option do you want?

 - Would you like any customization of your gifts (use your own ribbon, greeting cards, stickers, etc.)?

 - Are these all shipping to one place, or being drop shipped to each recipient? If drop shipped, we’ll send you our Drop Ship Template spreadsheet.

     - What is the earliest date, and the latest dates these should arrive to your recipients?

     - Include your full contact information, including full name, company name, title, direct phone number, and email.

     - Any questions or anything else you need?


1) No gift bag or gift box - this can be one item or a group of items. If shipped, these will be shipped directly in a standard USPS Priority Mail box.

2) Fill a gift bag: we have cute gift bags that you can fill with different items. Small bags (4 1/2" x 2 1/2" x 6") are $2.49 and large bags (8" x 4" x 9 1/2") are $4.49.

3) Fill a gift box: we have beautiful gift boxes that you can fill with items, and then tie up with a ribbon.

Gift orders of $25 or less: $5 additional for gift box + ribbon

Gift orders of $26-$74: $10 additional for gift box + ribbon

Gift orders of $75+: $15 additional for gift box + ribbon

Select from these gift box options:



Gold Scrolls

Red Polka Dot

Red & Gold Foil

Red Chevron


1) Notecards and Greeting Cards with Gift:

 - Plain cream-colored note card

 - With same message: $1 per recipient

 - With specific name: $2 per recipient

2) BBF Holiday Greeting Card; choose from the following options.

Seasons Tweetings

Slate Trees

Naughty List

Merry Woofing Christmas

Holiday Chalkboard

Holiday Typography

With same message: $2.50 per recipient

With specific name: $3.50 per recipient

3) Greeting Card you provide

With same message: $1.50 per recipient

With specific name: $2.50 per recipient

If you’d like custom ribbon, stickers, or other elements used along with the order, please let us know. Generally usage of these materials which you provide to us will incur an application fee of an additional $1.50/gift.


1) Pick up from the Buyer’s Best Friend Mercantile (1740 Haight St, San Francisco) or the Buyer’s Best Friend Mercato (450 Columbus St, San Francisco)

2) Have all gifts shipped to you. We offer $25 flat rate shipping for any size order within San Francisco, and $50 flat rate shipping for any orders outside of San Francisco.

3) Have gifts drop shipped to each individual recipient. Shipping fee for gifts under $35 is $10/box, and shipping fee for gifts of $35 or more is $7/box. Shipping fee includes coordination of drop shipping to each of your recipients (you send us a CSV or Excel file with all of the addresses).

Thank you for your business, and Happy Holidays!