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?
The owners of The Cutest Little Shoppe in Nashville, TN, are preparing their two stores for the holiday shopping season.
“This holiday season we are focusing on items that are either already personalized (initials or single letters) or items that can be personalized,” says Brandi Carmichael, one of the three sisters who own the gift shops. “A ceramic ornament with a cheerleader is simply an ornament…until you add a name. Suddenly, the cheerleader ornament is extra special.”
Personalized items are just one of the hottest holiday décor trends for the upcoming season. Including personalization, here are some of the top trends to be found on store shelves this holiday.
In 2014, weddings are expected to be a $56.3 billion industry nationwide, according to The Wedding Report, Inc., a research company headquartered in Tuscon, AZ, that tracks and forecasts the number of weddings and related consumer trends. What should you do to reap the rewards of this walk down the aisle? Read on. Continue Reading »
Whether they’re painted, printed, stitched or drawn on, products can now be personalized in more ways — and faster — than ever before. We dive into what makes this category so special. Continue Reading »
Buying “Made in America” makes a difference in local economies. Increasing numbers of your customers are waking up to that message. Yet will they pay more for locally sourced goods? Read on. Continue Reading »