We're Not Running a Black Friday Sale This Year. Here's Why.
We're all about the work-life-plant balance. And this year, we're giving back to plant-friendly causes for the holidays (and giving our team a well-deserved break). Will you join us?
We're spending all of next week hanging out with our plants. (And we hope you do, too.) After discussing it as a team, we decided not to participate in any Black Friday sales this year, and we wanted to take a minute to share why.
Why we're sitting this one out:
We love a good sale. But we're uncomfortable with the idea of cutting corners to save the costs it would require to run a sitewide sale. As a small business, we can't always count on having overstock items. We really value each and every experience we have with our customers. And we are committed to building a socially conscious company that supports our staff and treats our suppliers fairly.
We're running our business sustainably and responsibly so that we can continue to offer you the best quality plants, ceramics, and customer support—and so that in a few years, if your houseplant gets a droopy leaf or a weird bug problem out of nowhere, we'll still be around to help.
When, and how, we discount our plants:
Unlike other products, plants can't sit on the shelf all year and then, poof! They're ready to go on sale for exactly one day. Instead, like us, they have good days and bad days. They thrive when they receive care and attention, and they struggle with too much alone time.
When we put a plant on sale, it's because there's something imperfect (but not unlovable!) about it, which is usually rare and always delightful. Think quirky variations in color or size and other cosmetic challenges. That's why you'll see Instagram flash sales and in-store promos pop up. When it's time, we'll tell you.
Although you won't be seeing any big discounts from us this holiday season, we do have a few ways you can make the most of your Léon & George purchases: Coming soon, we'll have chances for you to bundle and save with plant gift sets, to get early access to limited-edition plants, and to give back to worthy causes. Stay tuned for all that good stuff in the weeks ahead. In the meantime, we hope you enjoy some extra downtime with friends and family. And plants!
Still have questions? We'd love to hear from you!
You can always send us ideas, suggestions, and questions at: email@example.com