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Common Scents Sales


Appeal to the eco-conscious customer with a variety of bath and body products.

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Cash Crop


Unwanted stones become unique serving ware.

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Farmhouse Chic


Embrace the ‘slow retail’ movement.

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Little Shoppers, Big Sales


Products that inspire creativity and imagination will never get old.

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Taking it Outside


As retired and healthy baby boomers now have more time on their hands to appreciate these gifts, they’re accelerating the trend with their dollars on a lifestyle that seamlessly blends the outdoors into elegant yet casual entertaining.

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Shades of Green


It’s one of the spectrum’s most calming shades. Green speaks of nature and inspires rest and relaxation. Pair it with elements that are neutral and natural for an eco-friendly look or jazz it up with shiny metallics for a modern edge.

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Best Sellers in Ann Arbor


Ann Arbor is often described as a small town with big city sophistication; a world-class educational and high-tech research center tucked in a charming community of friendly neighborhoods with a rich mix of cultures. In a town known for its famous summer art fair, the artistic spirit is evident in the year-round shopping as well.

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Earthly Goodness


GREENRetailer hot picks.

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Gifts for Dad


Our best picks for Dad.

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Gifts for Mom


Sports Mom Mugs DEI Circle 182 Courageous Life Necklace BB Becker Circle 183 Hold Everything Glass Tray iPop – The Madison Park Group Circle 184 Thanks Mom Calypso Cards Circle 185 Leopard Flats Ja-Vie Circle 186 Celebrate Motherhood Pendant Deva Designs Circle 187 Grandma’s Kitchen Pie Plate Grandparent Gift Co. Circle 189 High-Tech Kitchen Thermometer […]

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Thanks For All You Do


Soccer Time Transpac Circle 172 Wise Owl Clipboard and Page Flags Capri Designs Circle 173 Piano Bracelet for Music Lovers Whitney Howard Designs Circle 174 Rechargeable LED Book Light Mighty Bright Circle 175 Truffle Collection DeBrand Fine Chocolates Circle 176 Teacher Frame Door Hanger Mud Pie Circle 177 Coach Water Bottle Tervis Circle 178 Positivity […]

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The Big Day


Helyx Wedding Set Mary Jurek Designs Circle 162 Stunning Topper by Gina Freehill Roman Inc. Circle 163 LOVE Band Baroni Jewelry Circle 164 Casablanca Serving Tray Salisbury Inc. Circle 166 Double Ring Toasting Flutes Creative Gifts International Circle 165 Art From The Heart by Marianne Richmond Shade Tree Greetings Circle 167 The Wedding Pair Wee […]

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Fine Gifting


50th Anniversary Ford Mustang Desktop Sound Clock Thermometer Mark Feldstein & Associates Inc. Circle 154 You Lift My Spirits! Friendship Series Precious Moments Circle 155 Suspense in Bisque Wild Wings/Mill Creek Studios Circle 156 Kelly Rae Roberts – Survivor Figurine Studio by Demdaco Circle 157 Family Figures Willow Tree Circle 158 AERIN Dogwood Orchard Hors […]

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Dressed Up Tresses


Our picks for the latest in hot hair accessories.

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Around the World Showcase


A global showcase – great picks to celebrate around the world.

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Gift Retail News & Press

April 27th, 2015
Shades of Spring 2015: Custard Yellow

From our Shades of Spring 2015, here’s a look at… Custard Yellow This clean shade evokes the sun and warmer weather, but retains a ... Continue Reading »

April 24th, 2015
New resources, pairings and outdoor living product at the San Francisco International Gift Fair

Moving to Moscone Center’s North Hall for the July 25-28 edition, the San Francisco International Gift Fair (SFIGF) will showcase its ... Continue Reading »

April 24th, 2015
National Stationery Show features mix of new and returning exhibitors

A roster of new, returning and expanding exhibitors — from the United States and around the world — will deliver an outstanding market ... Continue Reading »

April 23rd, 2015
Heartstrings acquired by Grace Management Group, expansion coming

Grace Management Group diversifies its brand portfolio with a strategic investment in Heartstrings, a manufacturer and marketer of personalized ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2015
Joceline Arnold joins Urban Expositions’ buyer relations team

Urban Expositions has appointed industry veteran Joceline Arnold as buyer relations director for the California Gift Show, Las Vegas Souvenir ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2015
Spa Blends USA diving into high-end gift market

After 15 years selling exclusively and directly to the most prestigious spas in the United States, Spa Blends is now hiring independent sales ... Continue Reading »

April 22nd, 2015
Urban Expositions releases Orlando Gift Show highlights

The summer edition of the Orlando Gift Show and Orlando Cash & Carry Show at the Orange County Convention Center’s West Concourse (Hall ... Continue Reading »

April 21st, 2015
Frank Joens to head Gift for Life, three join board

Gift for Life, the gift and home industries’ charitable organization, has announced new leadership and new board members. Frank Joens takes ... Continue Reading »

April 21st, 2015
Philadelphia Gift Show to include plenty of educational seminars

As part of a continued strategy to offer broader and deeper assortments in every product category, the Philadelphia Gift Show will shine a ... Continue Reading »

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Handling Difficult Customers

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What Couples Want Now

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