- Gift SOS and Other Tools Ease Holiday Shopping Stress -
TORONTO, Dec. 21 /CNW/ - Indigo Books & Music Inc. offers great gift
ideas at every time of the year. Now, they also offer smart tips and
tools that help last minute holiday shoppers give affordable and
meaningful gifts, even on those frantic days or hours before Christmas.
With extended store hours, nationally, it's easy to wrap up last minute
shopping. Visit chapters.indigo.ca for local store hours.
Great Gift Ideas Anytime, Anywhere
Until December 24th, Indigo's Twitter followers can tweet their gifting dilemmas appended
with the hash tag #IndigoGiftSOS to receive personalized recommendations from Indigo experts across the
country. Indigo's already provided personalized gift solutions for
thousands of customers with glowing response from happy shoppers.
xAglow on Twitter writes "I wish #IndigoGiftSOS could email my family
and tell them to give me chapters gift cards instead of the knitted
socks & vest I'm sure to get." And Agataklein says "Thanks #IndigoGiftSOS!! Your suggestions are awesome!!" MarshRose writes "Impressive social
media engagement from @chaptersindigo. I'll be calling for an #IndigoGiftSOS if all else fails."
For those not on Facebook or Twitter Indigo has the Gift Selector Tool available in store on kiosk and online to provide recommendations based
on the recipients' interests.
Connect with their Passions- Books and eBooks Make Great Gifts
Indigo electronic gift certificates are the perfect last minute solution
for everyone on the list and are simple to buy and send on-line. Electronic Gift Certificates are emailed directly to the recipient, and are only valid for online
purchases in denominations of $10, $25, $50 and $100. Traditional Gift
Cards from Chapters, Indigo and Coles are also ranked amongst the most
popular to give and receive for the holidays and are valid both
in-store and online, as well as at kobobooks.com.
Finally, for last minute tidings Indigo has created a unique eCard that
allows customers to send their own custom eCard greeting using the Indigo Holiday Word Scramble. Proving immensely popular, over ten thousand eCards were sent by
Indigo customers in the first three days the tool was offered.
From easy-to-shop lists, gift selection tools, and Christmas greetings,
Indigo brings happy giving to Canadians this holiday season.
About Indigo Books & Music Inc.
Indigo is a publicly traded Canadian company listed on the Toronto Stock
Exchange (IDG). As the largest book and specialty retailer in Canada,
Indigo operates in all provinces under different banners including
Indigo Books & Music; Indigo Books, Gifts, Kids; IndigoSpirit,
Chapters, The World's Biggest Bookstore, and Coles. The online
division, www.chapters.indigo.ca, features books, eBooks, toys, music and DVDs, and hosts the award
winning Indigo Online Community. Chapters and Indigo are rated as the
number one and number two retailers in Canada by the Kubas Major Market
Retail Report, and have been on that list since 2000.
Indigo Books & Music Inc. founded the Indigo Love of Reading Foundation
in 2004 to address the underfunding of public schools, their libraries
and the resulting literacy crisis. Every year the Indigo Love of
Reading Foundation commits $1.5 million to high-needs elementary
schools so they can rebuild their libraries with the purchase of new
books and education resources. To date the Indigo Love of Reading
Foundation has committed more than $9 million to 90 schools
SOURCE Indigo Books & Music Inc.
For further information: For further information:
Janet Eger, Director, Public Relations
Indigo Books & Music Inc.