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Mad for Men’s Gifts


Pop culture and man-cave sensibilities have merged to create an increased demand for men’s gifts.

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Destination Shopping: Hotel Gift Shops Stay Ahead


Retail operations within the lodging industry vary greatly. Hotel gift shops may consist of little more than a small area near the front desk that sells magazines and snacks, to thousands of square feet of retail space in convention hotels and resorts.

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Green Bath and Body Cleans Up


Green­—organic and natural— bath and body products are on a rapid growth curve. Here’s a look at the latest in the industry.

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Trending Up for Summer 2014


Treat Yourself Better – Organic Candy Canes TruJoy Sweets 201.602.0761 Kitty Litter – Recycled Metal Cat Foreside Home and Garden 855.474.3344 Wilderness Rounds – Animal Patch Rugs Dennis East International 800.430.5665 Haute Lunch Tote – Recycled Leather Bag Dewdrop Designs 704.577.1778 Vintage Greetings – Blank Cards Collection Little Seashell Cards 416.236.9139 […]

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Deck the Halls


When it comes to the holidays, some traditions are timeless. Yet it might be time for some new ones as well. What can you expect this season?

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Fab Finds for Summer 2014


Our picks for the fab finds for summer 2014.

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Fair-Weathered Finds


A rustic, all-American look is about finding the beauty in the old and making it new again. Weathered display fixtures and props are a cozy addition to retail spaces and ideal for merchandising vintage, shabby chic, minimalist, country, feminine, primitive, industrial, natural and eco-friendly categories of merchandise.

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Teen Spirit Showcase


Gifts for Tweens and Teens.

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Trendy Textiles Showcase


Our picks for the trendiest textiles for summer 2014.

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On the Rocks

Check out our barware showcase for summer.

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Miracle Grow


There are factors internal to your business that you can control and affect the bottom line. Here are a few.

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Picture Perfect


How to make Instagram work for you.

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Room for Rustic


Harkening back to nature and peaceful tranquility, rustic décor has always been a staple of lodges and cabins. It’s making surprising inroads in places you wouldn’t really expect.

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Eco-Choice Awards for Spring 2014


With the field of eligible candidates growing every time, the latest edition of the Eco Choice Awards recognized outstanding environmentally conscious products that stood out in a sea of stiff competition.

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This Grass Is Greener


This sustainable resource is a great choice for eco-friendly materials from furniture to clothing.

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Gift Retail News & Press

September 18th, 2014
Americasmart Names September 2014 Best of Atlanta and Best of Show Winners

ATLANTA – AmericasMart® Atlanta is proud to announce the winners of its annual BEST OF ATLANTA awards celebrating the top gourmet food ... Continue Reading »

September 18th, 2014
Safari Ltd moves headquarters

Miami Gardens, FL, September 17, 2014 – Safari Ltd®, family-owned manufacturer and worldwide distributor of museum-quality, educational toys, ... Continue Reading »

September 17th, 2014
Isabella Sparrow Boutique Opens on Germantown Avenue

Chestnut Hill, PA – Isabella Sparrow, a farmhouse-inspired boutique, opened Sept. 4 at 8511 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. “The store ... Continue Reading »

September 17th, 2014
Candle Crest Owners to Open Their First Store and Manufacturing Operation in Rockford

Rockford, IL – Dave and Judy Bieck are set to open their first Candle Crest store and manufacturing operation Sept. 20. Beloved for their ... Continue Reading »

September 16th, 2014
“Shop Local” Campaign Ideas for Your Small Business

With Small Business Saturday coming up again in just two months (November 29th in the United States, but there are movements in other countries ... Continue Reading »

September 16th, 2014
The Backyard Naturalist Celebrates 25 Years in Olney

Olney, MD – It was 1989 when Debi and Mike Klein opened The Backyard Naturalist in Olney — a time when Olney, and life in general, were ... Continue Reading »

September 15th, 2014
Gift Shop Featuring Local Artists Opens in Williamsburg

Williamsburg, VA – A new gift shop, Two the Moon, is now open in the Williamsburg Shopping Center (6501 29th Street N.). Two the Moon ... Continue Reading »

September 15th, 2014
MiVT Chocolates Vie for Martha Stewart’s Attention

Vergennes, VT – A local business is up for an exciting national award, and it’s their Made in Vermont chocolates that have caught the ... Continue Reading »

September 15th, 2014
On the Hunt, a Furniture Boutique, Opens in New Milford

New Milford, CT – For the owners of On the Hunt, a new retailer that opened near the green this month, it’s all about taking ... Continue Reading »

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Best Sellers in Brooklyn, New York

Brooklyn4Over the past few years, New York City's largest borough, both in terms of size and population has increased in popularity as a place to not only live, but visit.... Continue Reading »

Trending Up for Summer 2014

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