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Best Sellers in Ann Arbor


Ann Arbor is often described as a small town with big city sophistication; a world-class educational and high-tech research center tucked in a charming community of friendly neighborhoods with a rich mix of cultures. In a town known for its famous summer art fair, the artistic spirit is evident in the year-round shopping as well.

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Gifts for Mom


Sports Mom Mugs DEI Circle 182 Courageous Life Necklace BB Becker Circle 183 Hold Everything Glass Tray iPop – The Madison Park Group Circle 184 Thanks Mom Calypso Cards Circle 185 Leopard Flats Ja-Vie Circle 186 Celebrate Motherhood Pendant Deva Designs Circle 187 Grandma’s Kitchen Pie Plate Grandparent Gift Co. Circle 189 High-Tech Kitchen Thermometer […]

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Thanks For All You Do


Soccer Time Transpac Circle 172 Wise Owl Clipboard and Page Flags Capri Designs Circle 173 Piano Bracelet for Music Lovers Whitney Howard Designs Circle 174 Rechargeable LED Book Light Mighty Bright Circle 175 Truffle Collection DeBrand Fine Chocolates Circle 176 Teacher Frame Door Hanger Mud Pie Circle 177 Coach Water Bottle Tervis Circle 178 Positivity […]

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The Big Day


Helyx Wedding Set Mary Jurek Designs Circle 162 Stunning Topper by Gina Freehill Roman Inc. Circle 163 LOVE Band Baroni Jewelry Circle 164 Casablanca Serving Tray Salisbury Inc. Circle 166 Double Ring Toasting Flutes Creative Gifts International Circle 165 Art From The Heart by Marianne Richmond Shade Tree Greetings Circle 167 The Wedding Pair Wee […]

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Fine Gifting


50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Desktop Sound Clock Thermometer Mark Feldstein & Associates Inc. Circle 154 You Lift My Spirits! Friendship Series Precious Moments Circle 155 Suspense in Bisque Wild Wings/Mill Creek Studios Circle 156 Kelly Rae Roberts – Survivor Figurine Studio by Demdaco Circle 157 Family Figures Willow Tree Circle 158 AERIN Dogwood Orchard Hors […]

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Dressed Up Tresses


Our picks for the latest in hot hair accessories.

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Around the World Showcase


A global showcase – great picks to celebrate around the world.

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A Shore Thing Showcase


Our favorite picks for the lake-inspired location.

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New Finds Up & Coming Showcase


Our picks for up & coming items for winter 2015.

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Trending Up for Winter 2015


Editor-in-Chief Julie McCallum shares her favorites across all gift categories.

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Paint the Town Red


Inspired by the vibrant pigment that originated in China in the 8th century, the deep, dramatic orange-red color vermillion is rich, regal and optimistic. Mixing perfectly with recent color themes like cobalt blue, neutral grays and black and white combinations, vermillion promises to be an easy color to introduce in stores, customer homes and closets.

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Traditionally Trendy


Vintage-style jewelry adds sparkle to retailers’ product offerings

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Show Stoppers


Show-stopping products make up this very impressive fall showcase.

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Boost Your Holiday Sales


Trends from 2013 point to creativity with promotions, hours to increase foot traffic and business

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Trending Up, Fall 2014


Our picks for the hot trends for fall.

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Gift Retail News & Press

February 26th, 2015
CMC’s Winter Gift & Home Market Kicks Off 2015 With New Resources, Enthusiastic Retailers and Strong Orders

LOS ANGELES:  The new year kicked off with a great start, which included a combination of optimistic buyers, enhanced product sales, and an ... Continue Reading »

February 25th, 2015
IHA Announce Cooking Theater Line-Up For 2015 International Home & Housewares Show

Attendee favorites Cake Boss Buddy Valastro, Charm City Cakes’ Duff Goldman, Top Chef Masters champion Chris Cosentino and James Beard Award ... Continue Reading »

February 25th, 2015
Dallas Market Center Names Senior Vice President, Marketing Communications and Vice President, Market Services

Dallas Market Center today announced two company promotions: Cole Daugherty has been named senior vice president, Marketing Communications and ... Continue Reading »

February 24th, 2015
Surtex 2015 Delivers New Creative Designs to License or Buy

Over 6,000 attendees from 49 countries are expected to converge in New York at SURTEX®, the only event of its kind dedicated to the sale and ... Continue Reading »

February 24th, 2015
VHC Brands, Inc. Launches New Bedding Line, Bella Taylor Home

VHC Brands, Inc. has added Bella Taylor Home; a bright, eclectic collection of bedding and accessories, to its family of lifestyle offerings. ... Continue Reading »

February 24th, 2015
Las Vegas Market Gears Up For Launch Of C11 Showroom Floor For Gourmet Resources

Las Vegas Market announced today that 25 gourmet and specialty housewares brands have confirmed their intention to participate in the launch of a ... Continue Reading »

February 23rd, 2015
An Eclectic Mix at Vintage Boutique

Cloverdale, CA – A vintage Cloverdale building, originally built in the 1920s to house the town’s first library, is now home to a vintage ... Continue Reading »

February 23rd, 2015
West Coast Ports Resume Normal Operations

U.S. West coast ports are back in business after a tentative deal was reached for a new five-year contract on Friday. The deal comes several days ... Continue Reading »

February 22nd, 2015
Designed for Fun

Lake Placid, FL – Step into The Blueberry Patch Fine Gifts at 124 E. Interlake Blvd., in Lake Placid and you immediately realize this is a ... Continue Reading »

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Best Sellers in Ann Arbor

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Fair-Weathered Finds

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Room for Rustic

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