Online gifting made easy

Published on January 4, 2021   |   back to all articles

The holidays are over, but the joys of gift-giving remain! Have a birthday coming up? An anniversary? Or want to get a head start on that special Valentine’s Day gift? Shop online with local retailers. It’s no surprise that retail has been hit hard due to the ongoing global pandemic. As such St. Catharines businesses have adapted to continue to serve their customers by offering the same great in-store experience on their incredible e-Commerce sites. Shop for friends, loved ones or yourself from the comfort of your home; with many retailers offering curbside pick-up or shipping directly to you – shopping local just got much easier! Find a gift for any occasion from our roundup of local businesses with stellar online stores.

Garden City Essentials

Natural beauty, wellness and lifestyle shop Garden City Essentials offers a variety of products from body and skincare, to haircare and home you are bound to find the perfect gift for that special someone. Along with their popular in-house small batch skincare line you’ll find a curated collection of natural and eco-friendly alternatives including many bulk and refillable products.

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Outdoors Oriented

Know someone who loves the outdoors? Outdoors Oriented has got you covered. Offering a full selection of equipment and clothing for all outdoor activities such as hiking, backpacking, canoeing, kayaking, snowshoeing, climbing, adventure travel, and of course…outdoor relaxing. With brands such as Patagonia and The North Face you’re bound to find the perfect gift for the diehard backcountry enthusiast or weekend warrior.

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Currently offering curbside pickup as well as $10 ground shipping on orders under $50 and free ground shipping on orders over $50.

Citrus Boutique

Looking to find a unique gift from exclusive brands? Look no further than Citrus Boutique. The store is filled with an alluring selection of brands like Canadian jeweler Jenny Bird and regularly updates its online store with the newest trends! Whether you are looking to gift a wardrobe staple or a one-of-a-kind stand-out piece, owner Caron Strauss Blom and her team has curated small quantities of each style.

Not sure what to get that someone special? Check out their curated gifting collection or purchase a digital gift card.

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The Toy Trove

There’s nothing quite like getting the action figure of your dreams for your birthday. You’ll be sure to have the most memorable gift by checking out The Toy Trove. Whether you’re looking to find the perfect gift for your favourite Pokémon enthusiast or action figure lover The Toy Trove has got you covered. The local retailer specializes in both new and vintage merchandise, including figures, statues, plush toys and games, but primarily specializes in action figures. Find rare products imported from the US, Japan and Europe as well as Canadian products!

Boardgames make the perfect gift to enjoy as a whole family! Here’s our picks:

Pretty & Co.

Giving the gift of pretty is great for any occasion. Hair salon Pretty & Co. has more to offer than haircuts and colours – treat that special someone to pamper themselves with Shampoos & Conditioners from Kevin Murphy, a Herbal Collagen & Retinol Eye Mask, and a Davines Nourishing Hair Mask. All the makings for a perfect at home pamper session! Pretty & Co. offers Canada-wide delivery as well as curbside pick-up.

13th Street Winery

Know someone with a birthday coming up? Make it extra special by treating them to a wine bundle from 13th Street Winery. The Fun Night In Wine Kit makes the perfect gift to celebrate at home with sweet and salty snacks paired perfectly with a selection of 3 wines. Offering free shipping within Ontario.

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