Baskets are very popular during certain occasions wherein you could customize them and use them for that occasion. During these times, basket brands like Paper Mart baskets, demand is impressively high.
Unfortunately, the demand will not remain high all the time. On normal days, the demand for baskets may decline a little. But in Brunswick, OH, one entrepreneur aims to change that.
Deborah Wasylko owns Baskets Galore found in the Brunswick Town Center. There, she offers personalized baskets that people can use in many different occasions.
Wasylko says that they want to help the people bring the basics of gift giving and also finding a way to gift or reward someone, may it be a client or a team member. She also said that people love the act of opening boxes and the surprise that come along with it.
Wasylko first started Baskets Galore as a home business back in 2003. During its beginnings, Baskets Galore most of the time served corporate clients. The company has about six part-time employees with Wasylko’s family helping out as well.
Wasylko graduated from John Carroll University and holds an MBA. She had a corporate job as a quality engineer but she left that job and entered the world of business instead. This has become her full time job.
She says that the main reason as to why she quit her job is because they wanted her to relocate but she couldn’t leave her mother who was in need of care that is why she chose to establish her own business instead.
Baskets Galore has designed baskets for many companies including Sherwin-Williams, Parker Hannifin, FirstMerit, Westfield Insurance and RPM. Wasylko has also worked with the Cleveland Cavaliers and the Cleveland Indians.
To personalize her gift baskets, Wasylko and Baskets Galore use more than 350 items and creating the perfect basket suited for a certain event.
In terms of budget, she says that her staff is able to work on any budget.
In her store, Wasylko says that they are also offering ready-to-give baskets for occasions like birthdays and other milestones.