Christmas is just around the corner, and like most people you are no doubt well immersed in the process of buying gifts for your family and friends. Australians spend millions of dollars during the festive season, with a vast majority of the profits from these sales go straight into the coffers of massive, multi-billion dollar corporations. In the mean time, small, independent businesses all over the country are closing because the financial struggle is too hard.
For most people, seeing small businesses close is a sad occasion. Yet, it’s only through actively supporting these businesses by choosing their products and services over the cheaper options available in chain stores that we can make a difference. In recent years, there’s been an upswing in support for small, local businesses when searching for Christmas gifts. You could say it’s like giving two gifts at once, one for your loved one and another to the families and staff that rely on your custom to stay afloat.
Visiting local businesses for your Christmas gifts is also a vastly different shopping experience. Instead of busy, irritable crowds of people you’ll enjoy a calm, personal and far more festive environment. Instead of the frustrating feeling of trying to figure out self-service machines at the checkout, you’ll get friendly and helpful advice and service from people who love what they do and are passionate about their products.
Here at Westridge Florist, we’re dedicated to providing our customers with excellent service, great advice and help to find the perfect, heartfelt gift for your loved one. We pride ourselves on creating stunning floral creations using the best quality flowers available and we go above and beyond to make sure that you get the ideal bouquet. With every floral creation, you’ll also get free flower food and all the advice you’ll need to keep your flowers fresh and beautiful for longer.
As well as flowers, we also stock a range of other stunning and high-quality products that make wonderful Christmas gifts. Wine, chocolates, Teddy Bears, butterflies and handmade organic soap are just a few of the items we provide which are great on their own or as accompaniments to a striking floral creation. With our own van and driver, we can deliver all of these gifts right to the door of your loved one.
At Westridge Florist, we love connecting with people, both in our store and online. We’re building our online presence with a growing website and our Facebook page. We love to post daily photos of the bouquets we’re creating to share our products and brighten up your news feed. Social media is also a great place for asking questions and we’ve even made it easier to order flowers by making it possible to order directly from our Facebook page. We think that it’s the little things that count, so we can even send you a photo of the flowers your loved one will be receiving before they’re delivered.
If you have any ideas or suggestions about how we can improve our service, we’d love to hear from you. We love what we do, and we’re always looking for ways to make the whole experience better for our customers.