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.

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 »

Fall Trends 2015: Gold & Black

Skeem: Candle from the Axion Collection
Gold & Black The metallic trend shows no sign of slowing, and any color presented with a reflective glint is dazzling consumers and definitely trending up — with no sign of slowing down. However, when that most beloved precious metal, gold, is coupled with ultra-classic, ultra-simple Continue Reading »


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