Cover Stories

Feel-Good Stories

Whether buying for yourself or as a gift, books remain an important part of gift shop repertoires. Gift Shop recently polled a collection of publishing companies to find out about the adult coloring craze, millennial... more »

Product with Purpose

Duke Cannon Supply Co. Anthony Albanese and Sam Swartz, co-founders Mission: “To eliminate the difficulty of buying gifts for men by offering authentically masculine products that men love to get and women love to give. …... more »

Scandinavian Design: Form Meets Function

Scandinavian style. Danish design. Consumers in the U.S. are welcoming this Nordic invasion with open arms... more »

Swimming with Sharks

An NBA franchise owner, a luxury apparel mogul, the queen of QVC and a software company owner sit in front of you, waiting in anticipation for your self-proclaimed brilliant idea. What do you do? Fight... more »

Fashion Forward

There are a number of reasons why consumers are drawn to gift shops to buy apparel and accessories. Unlike big-box stores, the fashion and accessories on display in gift shops are not likely to be... more »

Living the Organic Lifestyle

For some period of time, a clean way of life has been at the forefront of a lot of people’s lives. What starts out with exercise, a healthy diet and routine yoga classes eventually snowballs... more »
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Say it Write

Michael Rance will tell you: There are some things for which only the written medium will do. You just can’t send a sympathy e-card, says the owner of Nashville-based The Greeting Place. Or at least... more »
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It’s Beginning to Smell a Lot Like Christmas…

Candles do well in stores year-round, but nothing compares to the holiday season, when 35 percent of candles are sold, according to the National Candle Association. In some part, that’s likely due to scent being... more »

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