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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


Check out what’s trending up for summer 2014.

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Handbags Showcase


Our favorite handbags for summer 2014.

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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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Thank You, Come Again


In the spring issue of GIFT SHOP, we discussed the basics of a loyalty program. Here are some ideas for how you could implement and market one.

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A Toy Story


It’s all fun and games when it comes to toys.

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Fab Finds for Summer 2014


Our picks for the fab finds for summer 2014.

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GREENRetailer Fab Finds for Summer 2014


Our picks for the greenest 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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Gift Retail News & Press

October 16th, 2014
New Online Resource “Inspired Home” Launches to Generate Housewares Excitement

As savvy consumers increasingly turn to the web to select kitchen utensils, organization tools, cookware pieces, home décor and more to “make ... Continue Reading »

October 16th, 2014
Las Vegas Market Gift & Home Expansion Continues

Las Vegas Market announced today that 12 leading gift and home décor suppliers are opening and expanding showrooms for the upcoming Winter ... Continue Reading »

October 16th, 2014
Returning and New Brands at The CMC Report Brisk Traffic and New Accounts During LA Fashion Market

The Spring 15 Edition of the 2014 Los Angeles Fashion Market at the California Market Center (CMC) took place from October 12-15. Many exhibitors ... Continue Reading »

October 16th, 2014
GHTA Annual Conference Auction to Benefit Gift for Life

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, announced today it will receive a portion of the proceeds from the ... Continue Reading »

October 15th, 2014
Joining Forces to Back Day for Small Business

THE UK will celebrate Small Business Saturday on December 6 and four Burton businesses are sharing their expertise to help local companies put ... Continue Reading »

October 14th, 2014
Travels Inspire Jezebel’s Boutique Owner

Homewood, AL – Gloria White said she has a love of all things beautiful, and that’s what led her to open a shop in Homewood which ... Continue Reading »

October 14th, 2014
Barrington Woman Molds Morkes Chocolates into Holiday Treasures

Palatine, IL – Driving past Morkes Chocolates on Rand Road in Palatine, one might not realize the shop carries more than just candy. Owned ... Continue Reading »

October 14th, 2014
Big Fun on Coventry Has Been Making People Happy for 24 years: It’s Your Business

Cleveland Heights, OH – Name of Business: Big Fun Address: 1814 Coventry Rd., Cleveland Heights Phone: 216-371-4386 Web address: ... Continue Reading »

October 14th, 2014
New Business is Recycling Bluefield: Out With the Old to Create the New

Bluefield, WV – A new shop on Bland Street is reclaiming Bluefield’s history by taking remnants from destroyed buildings and turning them ... Continue Reading »

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Thank You, Come Again

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Handbags Showcase

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Baby is Big

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Disaster Preparedness 101

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Fab Finds, Winter 2014

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