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Deck the Halls


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?

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Fab Finds for Summer 2014


Our picks for the fab finds for summer 2014.

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Fair-Weathered Finds


A rustic, all-American look is about finding the beauty in the old and making it new again. Weathered display fixtures and props are a cozy addition to retail spaces and ideal for merchandising vintage, shabby chic, minimalist, country, feminine, primitive, industrial, natural and eco-friendly categories of merchandise.

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Trendy Textiles Showcase


Our picks for the trendiest textiles for summer 2014.

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Picture Perfect


How to make Instagram work for you.

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Room for Rustic


Harkening back to nature and peaceful tranquility, rustic décor has always been a staple of lodges and cabins. It’s making surprising inroads in places you wouldn’t really expect.

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Eco-Choice Awards for Spring 2014


With the field of eligible candidates growing every time, the latest edition of the Eco Choice Awards recognized outstanding environmentally conscious products that stood out in a sea of stiff competition.

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This Grass Is Greener


This sustainable resource is a great choice for eco-friendly materials from furniture to clothing.

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All Treats, No Tricks


Shoppers are getting into the Halloween spirit with fun décor and accessories that are increasingly delivering sweet treats to retailers.

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Say it Write


Think greeting cards are a thing of the past? Think again! With annual retail sales close to $7 billion, the stationery category is as vibrant – and relevant – as ever.

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Gourmet Goods Showcase


Gourmet goods whet appetites for sales.

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Fab Finds for Spring 2014


Our picks for fab finds for spring!

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Your Customers Will “Like” This


Looking for ideas for meaningful and popular content on Facebook? Here are some.

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Cause Marketing Showcase


Red hot cause marketing products.

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Buy the Book Showcase


Gotta haves in Gift Books.

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Gift Retail News & Press

August 27th, 2014
Karlie’s Kloset Baby Consignment Shop Opens in Westfield

Westfield, MA – An 18-month-old child was the inspiration for a new consignment business which features most everything the parent of a ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
Holly’s House Specializes in Women’s Accessories

North Fort Myers, FL – Since opening in May, Holly’s House, at the Weaver’s Corner Shopping Plaza, has been accessorizing women ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
Tu Tu’s Touts Local Items, Artists

Shelbyville, TN – A new “unique boutique” has opened its doors in Shelbyville, and you’ll find a lot of locally made ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
Specialty Businesses Cater to Pampered Pets

Franklin, IN – Like a trio of princesses waiting to be served, once a month, three German shepherds named Kratos, Xena and Zeus wait to be ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
Sweet Shop Celebrates Five-Year Anniversary

Los Altos, CA – When Stacy Savides Sullivan opened the Sweet Shop at 994 Los Altos Ave. Aug. 26, 2009, she had one overriding goal in mind ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
Whimsical Name, Serious Shopping at Tate & Tilly

Carrollwood, FL – Finding a unique and special gift for numerous birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions throughout the year can be ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
IHGF Delhi Fair – Autumn 2014

The Sourcing Platform IHGF Delhi Fair – AUTUMN 2014, the most significant business to business event and sourcing platform in Asia, now ... Continue Reading »

August 27th, 2014
NY NOW Participants Enjoy Strong Summer Market

Citing increased order-writing among buyers, vendors are reporting that the summer 2014 edition of NY NOW®, the Market for Home + Lifestyle was ... Continue Reading »

August 26th, 2014
5 Simple Tips to Instagram Success

Instagram is one of the fastest growing social networks and has proven to be an exciting (and effective) place for retailers to connect with ... Continue Reading »

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Baby is Big

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