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Deck the Halls

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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

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Our picks for the fab finds for summer 2014.

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Fair-Weathered Finds

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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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Trendy Textiles Showcase

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Our picks for the trendiest textiles for summer 2014.

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Picture Perfect

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How to make Instagram work for you.

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Room for Rustic

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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

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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

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

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All Treats, No Tricks

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Shoppers are getting into the Halloween spirit with fun décor and accessories that are increasingly delivering sweet treats to retailers.

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Say it Write

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Think greeting cards are a thing of the past? Think again! With annual retail sales close to $7 billion, the stationery category is as vibrant – and relevant – as ever.

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Gourmet Goods Showcase

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Gourmet goods whet appetites for sales.

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Fab Finds for Spring 2014

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Our picks for fab finds for spring!

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Your Customers Will “Like” This

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Looking for ideas for meaningful and popular content on Facebook? Here are some.

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Cause Marketing Showcase

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Red hot cause marketing products.

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Buy the Book Showcase

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Gotta haves in Gift Books.

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Gift Retail News & Press

August 20th, 2014
Luxe Wagon a Boutique on Wheels

New Buffalo, MI – A boutique on wheels can turn up just about anywhere to offer a unique shopping experience. In the case of the La ... Continue Reading »

August 20th, 2014
Small Business Owner Returns to Bayonne With New Flower Shop

Bayonne, NJ – A new flower shop has bloomed on Broadway. Natasha Bondaruk, 36, opened Blooms For You Floral Boutique with a ribbon cutting ... Continue Reading »

August 20th, 2014
Junque Drawer Emporium Celebrates

Emporia, KS – The ribbon was cut and the one-year-anniversary celebration began at Junque Drawer Emporium on Tuesday afternoon. Junque ... Continue Reading »

August 19th, 2014
New Shop off Main Street Welcomes Your Sweet Tooth

Middletown, DE – Nestled just off Main Street in Middletown is a new shop with shelves on the walls holding rows of glass jars filled with ... Continue Reading »

August 19th, 2014
Old Fashioned Candy Shops Bring Back Memories of Generations Past

Warrensburg, NY – Goody’s has opened its doors independently on Main Street in Warrensburg. Owner, baker, and candy aficionado Carol Ross ... Continue Reading »

August 18th, 2014
Carol’s Linens in Macon Moving Four Miles From Current Store

Macon, GA – Carol’s Linens is moving to the Prado shopping center on Forsyth Road, fewer than four miles from its current location. “I ... Continue Reading »

August 18th, 2014
United States to Be Partner Country of Ambiente 2015

Ambiente, in Frankfurt, Germany, features more than 4,700 exhibitors from around 90 countries on an area the size of more than 60 American ... Continue Reading »

August 18th, 2014
IMC Appoints Priscila Onou Gilburg Leasing Manager

International Market Centers announced today that Priscila Onou Gilburg, a 17-year tradeshow industry veteran who has held positions with GLM, ... Continue Reading »

August 18th, 2014
Mary Sullivan Harper’s Role Expands to AmericasMart Building Three Showroom

Mary Sullivan Harper, who since 2011 has served as senior vice president of Leasing for AmericasMart Atlanta’s Building Two gift showrooms, ... Continue Reading »

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