Big Apple Buddy Delivers Unique Gifts From The U.S

By Frederique Bros
on 16 August 2015

Big Apple Buddy is an American start-up founded by two Aussies. It is a personal shopping concierge services that helps you buy exclusive items directly from the U.S.

Big Apple Buddy Delivers Unique Gifts From The U.S

Many other highly popular gadgets are not available in Australia (or anywhere other than the U.S.) and Big Apple Buddy offers a unique solution to this problem. 

Thanks to Big Apple Buddy, you can now order popular tech products, sports gear or your favourite designer brands from the U.S. with just a few clicks, and have them delivered to you in Australia within 2-4 business days.

By taking care of the entire shopping process from start to finish and delivering a highly responsive and personalised service, this newly established company already has a devoted following in over 50 countries around the world, with Australia forming its biggest customer base. 

All costs are set out in a free quote with a minimum service fee of $40 per order. The service fee covers all the leg work the company does for its clients, including discount negotiations, packaging, shipping and providing personalized product and shopping advice. The product cost and shipping charges are passed on without markup.

Phillis Chan, a former Australian corporate lawyer who co-founded the company with her husband, says that as soon as they arrived in the U.S., they were flooded with shopping requests from friends and relatives in Australia and quickly became busy sending gadgets and designer items back home.

Soon after, Big Apple Buddy was formed to be the local shopping buddy to anyone desiring that one special item not available in their own country.

If you’ve found the perfect gift for your Dad but can’t get it shipped to Australia, get in touch with Big Apple Buddy. They’ll source your item from a trusted store and send you a personalised quote within 24 hours. 

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