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Green Retailer Showcase, Spring 2015


Our Green Retailer spring showcase features eco-friendly products.

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Old and New Treasures

Kymberley Fraser, owner of A Beautiful Mess Home. (Photo by Pollon Photography)

A Beautiful Mess Home in Malibu creates an inspired atmosphere

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Getting Social: Influence purchase decisions with viral content


When it comes to making a purchase decision, consumers generally follow a routine regardless if they are buying a big-ticket item or an everyday necessity.

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Apparel Showcase, spring 2015


A showcase of apparel and accessories from our spring 2015 issue.

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What retailers need to know about accepting chip cards


This October marks a major change in credit card policy for large and small businesses across the United States.

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Candle Showcase, Spring 2015


Candles from our spring 2015 issue.

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Showroom Showcase, Spring 2015


Products from our Showroom Showcase display in the spring 2015 issue.

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Trending Up, Spring 2015


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

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The Student Section

Masik Collegiate Fragrances captures the experience of campus in a bottle by taking geography, school colors and mascots into consideration.

There is no shortage of unique products in multi-billion dollar college merchandise industry

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National Stationery Show has something for everyone

Three-day buyer-focused series to complement market experience

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Editor’s Letter: Partners for Success

Editor Julie McCallum

From what we witnessed in Atlanta, Dallas, New York, Las Vegas and Chicago, the mood was upbeat and sales were strong.

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Best-Sellers in … New Orleans

The Mask Factory

The city of mystique and enchanting boutiques

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Specialty food industry keeping up with consumers’ diversifying palates

Art of the Table in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

America’s collective palate continues to expand in every thinkable direction, and the specialty food industry continues to expand right along with it.

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Rustic Meets Refined: Light Up Your Sales with Eco-chic Seasonal Decor

Cozy, handcrafted, organic and natural describe the Pure collection from Midwest Seasons.

What are the overarching trends you should keep your eye on as you look to fall and the all-important Christmas season buying? Here’s a rundown.

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Display Inspirations: Every Store Tells a Story

The dark brown garment floor rack is elegant and ideal for showcasing scarves, clothing, purses, shoes and accessories. (Tripar International)

Retailers can grow their business by replicating the tactics of famous authors and tell a carefully crafted story.

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Gift Retail News & Press

July 1st, 2015
Las Vegas Market, ASD Marketweek teaming up for August collaboration

Las Vegas Market and ASD Marketweek announced a first-ever collaboration, called TWO FOR TUESDAY, bringing together the collective resources of ... Continue Reading »

July 1st, 2015
Rolf Glass announces new showroom at AmericasMart Atlanta

Just 33 feet, 7 inches from Rolf Glass’ longtime corner spot inside the Gourmet Section on the 8th Floor of Building 2 at AmericasMart, ... Continue Reading »

June 30th, 2015
‘Duck Dynasty’ star and former ‘DWTS’ contestant Sadie Robertson to promote new Glory Haus line in Atlanta

A&E’s “Duck Dynasty” star Sadie Robertson will be in Atlanta on Friday, July 10 to promote her new Glory Haus product line, Sadie ... Continue Reading »

June 30th, 2015
Dallas Market announces Best Visual Presentation Award winners

The winners of the June Total Home & Gift Market Best Visual Presentation Awards at the Dallas Market Center were announced on Monday, June ... Continue Reading »

June 30th, 2015
Judson & Company products to be available at AmericasMart

After more than 25 years, Judson & Company has grown to encompass far more than fashion jewelry. Initially known for breaking into the ... Continue Reading »

June 29th, 2015
AmericasMart releases list of new, expanded showrooms for July show

AmericasMart’s product mix continues to expand with more leading lines occupying new and newly expanded showrooms opening for business at The ... Continue Reading »

June 29th, 2015
Galveston Gift & Resort Show returns with new date pattern

Offering a one-stop souvenir and resort gift product resource for retailers from New Orleans to Brownsville, Texas, the Galveston Gift & ... Continue Reading »

June 25th, 2015
National Park Service asks stores to remove Confederate flag items

The National Park Service has asked its gift shop and bookstore vendors to remove Confederate flag merchandise from their stores. The request ... Continue Reading »

June 18th, 2015
Boston International to unveil transformations at AmericasMart

Boston International of Franklin, Massachusetts, has unveiled a new logo marking the most dramatic change in the company’s visual identity ... Continue Reading »

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