Small-Town Entrepreneur Gains National Gift Basket Business Honors

Basket Corner identified among America’s Leading Companies. Amy Lind of
The Basket Corner, in Alpine, CA, was honored among the Top 50 Gift
Basket Companies in the United States.

Alpine, CA (PRWEB)
November 25, 2007 — Entrepreneur Amy Lind of The Basket Corner, in
Alpine, CA,, was recently honored at the
National Convention for the gift basket industry. Competing against
businesses from across the United States, The Basket Corner was named
among the Top 50 Gift Basket Companies in the United States.

This honor was received after a lengthy application process which
examined the company’s growth, customer base, product selection and
overall profitability. Lind’s personal involvement with the business
model from inception to execution ensures that each gift supports the
company’s objective of providing "elegant gifts, outstanding service,
personal attention and reasonable prices." Lind has been a frequent
contributor to the Gift Basket Review Magazine for her outstanding and
creative designs and has authored a column in the magazine providing
"tips and tricks" to creating original designs.

The award was presented as part of the Basket Connection Convention
& Trade Show, sponsored by Rave Reviews Magazine, which was held at
the Buena Vista Palace Hotel in Orlando, Florida, this summer. The show
is an annual industry event, attended by gift basket entrepreneurs and
gourmet shops from around the world. Business owners from the United
States, plus Canada, Trinidad and Finland, competed for the coveted

Additionally, Amy Lind won top honors for her creative design
expertise when she was awarded Second Place Honors in the National Gift
Basket Design Competition. Her winning entry was in the Budget Baskets
Category, "Just What The Company Ordered." With this highly coveted
industry award, comes the opportunity to compete in the prestigious
"Master of Design and Marketing" competition at the 2008 National

Amy Lind credits her success in penetrating the national business
market to her commitment to personal service. "So many businesses want
to order a gift that can’t be found anywhere else. They’re tired of
traditional baskets and are looking for something original. Many
companies have their own products or want a custom message on their
gifts and we’re able to accommodate their requests. We treat every
customer as though they’re a "business next door" and they come back
again and again," says Lind.

"With an online store ( and easy
access to the internet, we’ve overcome geographic boundaries and are
able to spend our time focused on our customer’s needs," Lind says.
This national attention, though, hasn’t changed Amy’s involvement in
the local community. She is an active participant in the Alpine Chamber
of Commerce and touts many customers throughout San Diego County
including North Island Credit Union, Prudential California Realty, The
Sofia Hotel, Sharp Rees-Stealy, and Alliant Insurance Services, among
many others.

About was founded in
1999 to provide quality gifts and gift baskets to their customers that
express their emotion, ease their schedule, enhance their image and
expand their relationships. Their internet web site offers secure
online shopping 24-hours a day. The Basket Corner has developed a niche
market with business customers offering custom designs, imprinted
products and personalized service.

Press Contact:
Amy Lind
619 722-6893

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