This section is for and about gift retailers. Each article is packed with useful information, some brought to you directly by the retailers themselves. Articles include Q & A's, new store openings and success stories about your fellow gift shop retailers.
In a large city like New York, it takes a lot for a green store to stand out. Find out what one award-winning store does right.
Local goods attract local shoppers. Find out how gift shops in â€¨Arcata, CA, are thriving by driving home the impact of buying local.
Try as you might, sometimes you just can't do it all. A motivated, invested staff is key to the success of your gift store.
A good sale not only moves stale inventory, it injects much-needed cash flow into your business.
Most gift stores these days have a presence online. But what if an online-only business decided to branch out to brick-and-mortar? GIFT SHOP explores the challenges and possibilities of this business move.
What steps can retailers adopt to follow up on customers who have attended an in-store event? What should retailers do after an event to get the maximum benefits from it? In-store events are key to success in today's competitive retail marketâ€”and capturing data from customers who attend the event will measure its return on investment.
Industry leaders recommend marketing strategies that will help boost store sales.
Francene Dudziec has a passion for typography and quality gifts. Find out how she merged her love for the two into one successful business with her store, Monogram Muse.
What are some successful strategies for pricing inventory? When do you need to markdown and by how much?
How can retailers boost sales every winter holiday season? It's make or break with the winter holidays. Are you prepared? Here are some tips to always make the season work for you.