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Ashford.com Adds Corporate Gift Section

Upscale Internet retailer Ashford.com launched a new corporate gift site offering more than 800 new products in addition to a wide selection of the more than 13,000 products available on its general retail site.

Over the next month, 500 more products will be added to the corporate site, which is launching with more than 50 corporate customer accounts, including several Fortune 500 companies, the company said.

The corporate gift site features more than 30 new brands, including crystal by Hoya, Waterford, Orrefors and Kosta Boda; silver by Reed & Barton; and pewter by Wilton Armetale. Corporate customers can also purchase watches, clocks, writing instruments, stationery, leather accessories and unique gifts such as binoculars, as well as gift certificates, which can be customized and presented formally or distributed by e-mail.

The site can be researched by price range as well as by a variety of themes, such as Top Sales, Conferences, Spouses, Travel, Wedding and Baby, etc.

Ashford.com named Marc Hruschka, formerly with Tiffany & Co. and Cartier, to run the corporate gift division.