Gift Shop Stories

The success of each gift shop depends on various factors including location and merchandise mix. Here GIFT SHOP presents features about different kind of gift shops and lists hot sellers in gift shops around the country.

Winter Trends 2016: Chinoiserie

Seda France: Imperial Blossom Three-Wick Candle Tin.
Inspired by the Chinese, this artistic style first appeared in the 17th century — but feels runway-fresh thanks to an infusion of playful color. For more information on any of these products, visit our Free Product Information Request page. More Winter Trends… Weathered Gilded Continue Reading »

Winter Trends 2016: Mid-Century Modern

Scotch & Cream: Rangefinder Camera art print.
This design movement — characterized by a clean simplicity, vibrant color palette and reliance on natural shapes — again finds a rapt audience, this time in the 21st century.       For more information on any of these products, visit our Free Product Information Request Continue Reading »

Winter Trends 2016: Gilded

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Looking for products having a Midas touch? Just a peek of gold goes a long, luxurious way.   For more information on any of these products, visit our Free Product Information Request page. More Winter Trends… Weathered Horns & Antlers Mid-Century Modern Chinoiserie Continue Reading »

Winter Trends 2016: Horns & Antlers

Chase and Wonder - Sophisticated Stag - Screen printed cushion - Portrait
By turns stately, stylish and humorous, these products are infused with nature’s amazing workmanship to set a gorgeous, dynamic selling stage.   For more information on any of these products, visit our Free Product Information Request page. More Winter Trends… Weathered Gilded Continue Reading »

Winter Trends 2016: Weathered

Abbott: Large Crackle Crock Vase.
Tempered with distressed finishes, these selections infuse your space with both texture and light this season. All speak to the idea that perfection is overrated, while a little personality goes a long way! For more information on any of these products, visit our Free Product Information Continue Reading »

Something for Everyone

A carefully curated collection of books and toys fills the shelves at The Children's Hour.
The Children’s Hour in Salt Lake City is a happy place for children and adults   Located in the charming 9th and 9th area in the heart of Salt Lake City, The Children’s Hour has found its happy place. “We’ve moved four times within this neighborhood, each time into a bigger Continue Reading »

Fall Trends 2015: Black & White

Surya: Teori pillow
Black & White Some pairings will always work well together: peanut butter and jelly, sea and sun … even Laverne and Shirley. But when it comes to design, there is nothing more classic than black and white. After all, as Maureen O’Hara put it, “In the beginning it was all black and Continue Reading »

Fall Trends 2015: Bronzes & Coppers

P.Flynn Design: Compass Notebooks
Bronzes & Coppers For those customers that like to be on the cutting edge of all things cool, what is the next generation of metallics? That’s an easy one: bronzes and coppers! These warmer tones not only offset the season’s colder temperatures, they are interesting in all finishes; Continue Reading »

Fall Trends 2015: Graphics & Great

Midwest-CBK: Midwest Seasons Bird tea towels
Graphics & Great Not everything is neutral and metallic these days … color abounds, you just have to know where to find it, not to mention how to present it! These most enticing designs are inspired by everything from age-old Ikat and Otami patterns to Mid-Century Modern design. Continue Reading »


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