Candles continue to be a sure bet, just as they've been for years. Here are the burning trends you need to know about now, and how to keep sales simmering.
Toys might be child's play but for manufacturers and consumers, they are anything but. Wholesalers are slowly investing in making green toys that last.
The growth of housewares as gifts has much to do with the confluence of three industry phenomena. Find out what they are and how you can profit from this increasingly strong gift category.
Fancy doggie daycare. Cat salons. It's no secretâ€”pets are pampered. Find out how you can take a bite out of this lucrative product category.
Not only is your store's lighting important to showcase your merchandise with flair; it's also an important part of your operating budget. Find out how you can get maximum impact for minimum investment.
Bar Harbor is a vibrant mountain town by the sea that grows from a cozy hamlet in the winter to an energetic city of 18,000 in the summertime. The town has long been a seasonal magnet for tourists and entrepreneurs.
The focal point of many retail areas, display tables come in many shapes, sizes and configurations. A custom table is designed to have a personality of its own and plain tables are blank canvases for creative merchandising of almost any type of product.
Pinterest seems like the perfect social media platform in an industry where visual impact counts for a lot. Here's a peek at the hot new social media tool that's making waves.
Savvy tween and teen consumers hold a lot of purchasing power and they're fueling sales in the lucrative gift category.
Red hot green products.
Having a store of sound credit is basic common sense for all gift retailers. Here's what you need to know to build a strong credit line for your gift shop.
When customers near your store, you only have a few seconds to grab their attention. What message is your store sign sending?
Red-hot products in every category
Hot new trends!
Pawsitively purrfect gifts for pet lovers.
Pretty accessories for good hair daysâ€”and bad.
Purple takes center stage for Christmas 2012. Whimsical collections of foil spheres and glitter branches will have customers dreaming of a bright Christmas. What other trends are worth taking a look? We count down five hot trends in our forecast.
As hard as it is to imagine, what if the unthinkable happens and disaster strikes? Two retailers share their inspirational storiesâ€”the decisions they had to make and the lessons they learned in the wake of unforeseen events.
Inspirational and religious gifts â€¨for the faithful.
Ornaments for a dash of sparkle and wonder.