How an unwanted toothbrush inspired a new online store
Woman set to launch her own women's gift guide website, ManBuysPresent.com, after growing tired of receiving unsolicited gifts from her husband
A savvy businesswoman is gearing up to launch a women's gift guide website for clueless men after years of receiving rubbish gifts from her partner – including a toothbrush for Christmas.
Rachael Robertson, 41, is hoping her new website, ManBuysPresent.com, set to launch on May 14, will shield other women from the same disappointment she endured when unwrapping the gnasher-cleaner from her husband.
The site will act as a middleman, recommending users a series of women's gifts from a string of independent retailers, including chocolate, jewellery and flower shops.
“He thought, ‘she’s always banging on about liking really white teeth’, [but] I thought: ‘Is he saying that I have bad breath?’
“I pitched the idea to my potential business partner Kate, and having just opened exactly the same bracelet that her husband bought for her the previous year, she immediately jumped on board.”