Gift with Purchase (GWP) is a merchandising promotion that offers a free gift to customers if their shopping bag satisfies a specified conditions. For example:
Buy <something>, get <a product> at 100 percent off.
These promotions are especially very popular across the cosmetics brands like Clinique, Lancôme, Estée Lauder, Sephora, Philosophy, Clarins, Elizabeth Arden and many others.
Where are the gift with purchase offers now in March 2017?
- Clinique – runs promotions called Clinique bonus time, which happens all year round in certain department stores.
- Spring bonus time at Macy’s is here! Spend $28 to qualify.
- Canadian Spring gift time at The Hudson’s Bay starts on March 15. Qualifier is $34.
- Spring bonus time is going on right now at Boscov’s and Dillard’s – yours with any $28 Clinique purchase
- + show all Clinique promotions
- Spring GWP offer from Lord & Taylor – spend $39.50 and receive a 7-pc gift. A step up gift also available.
- There are 3 Lancome gift options at Nordstrom. Promo code required.
- Build your gift at Belk or BonTon – yours with any $35 purchase
- Get a free 7 piece Spring Lancome gift from Bloomingdales
- + click here for all Lancome gifts.
- Estée Lauder
- Customize your 7-pc gift (valued at up to $140) at Belk
- The GWP offer which was at L&T is now live at Von Maur again.
- Customize your Estee Lauder gift at Bloomingdales – yours with $35 purchase.
- Choose one of three gifts at Nordstrom. An Estee Lauder fragrance purchase is required.
- A 7-pc gift with 2 step up gifts is now available at Macy’s online & instores
- + more gwp offers
March will bring two favourites Clinique offers – at Dillards (at the beginning of the month) and at Macy’s (at the end of the month).
It seems like the qualifier for this year (2017) has been increased to from $27 to $28.
More information here.
The promotion times are very popular in the United States, United Kingdom and Australia. Things to keep in mind:
If you are living in those countries and especially if you are in a big cities, I would recommend you pre-ordering the bonus.
There are dates for each bonus period, BUT there is also a notice: “while supplies last” for each promo. That’s the reason why pre-ordering isn’t a wasting of time. As soon as I know about a new offer I will add it to my schedule list.
How to pre-order and secure the bonus gift?
You can reserve a gift like I do; you basically go in-store and say what you want. Ask about the bonus, they will inform you about the minimum amount so you know how much you need to spend in order to get the gift.
Are the GWP offers available online only?
It depends. Usually, the promotions are available online as well as in-store. When talking about Clinique bonus time promotion at a particular department store, I think the bonus is always available at the Clinique counter (in-store) and sometimes for online purchasing.
|The most popular department stores for Clinique bonus|
|United States||Canada||United Kingdom and Ireland
|Macy’s||House of Fraser|
+ many others like: Saks, Boscov’s, Cos Bar, Bloomingdales, Bon Ton, …
Almost the same stores are participating on the other GWP offers provided by Estee Lauder and Lancome.