Display Ideas for Gift Retail

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Editor’s Letter: Inform, Connect, Comment and Share

Welcome to the new and improved Gift Shop community — I mean magazine. But really it’s the same thing. This may look like a printed magazine, but today it is so much more. Across all... more »
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Light Up Your Sales Great in-store lighting can lead to more sales

Specialty store lights should add drama and excitement to the customer shopping experience, boosting sales by attracting and intriguing the target market. If you have a specialty store, you can expect your customers to respond... more »
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Editor’s Letter: Discover the treasures of travel

The best part of going on a vacation is seeing new places, having new experiences and meeting new people. Even if you live in the most magical place on earth, it’s good to get away... more »
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Editor’s Letter: Passionate about retail

I love this quote from Maya Angelou, and it sums up this issue — and this industry — perfectly. The retailers we serve with this magazine have such a passion for their stores and their... more »
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Welcome Home: Monica Potter Home strives to make guests feel comfortable

Meeting Monica Potter at her store is like seeing an old friend. A friend who has been... more »
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Old and New Treasures

Kymberley Fraser’s specialty boutique, A Beautiful Mess Home, opened in October 2010. Located 10 miles north of Malibu, California, A Beautiful Mess Home displays industrial, primitive and European antiques. Her store creatively showcases antiques,... more »
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Display Inspirations: Every Store Tells a Story

By Gretchen A.C. Kroll | Special to Gift Shop I am an avid reader. I love being taken away by adventure, mystery and romance. A carefully written book spikes the imagination and leaves the reader... more »
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The Five Senses

Create a store atmosphere that appeals to all of your customers’ senses. When you look around your store, do you think your display fixtures are arranged to optimize your sales? Is your merchandise presented in... more »

Social Connections


MineField Village is an actual minefield-infested area in Cambodia, where women didn't have many job opportunities. Until @landminedesign came along. They taught women to create these beautiful delicate pieces of jewelry out of rolled paper beads. Check out 620 in Handmade to learn more about this amazing story. @ny_now
The smells. The beauty. It's giving us all the feels. Check out @tactilecraftworks in booth 9569
There are so many amazing products in the sustainability showcase, it'll be impossible to make these award decisions
Go big or go home! @karenalweilstudio at @ny_now
These wooden signs by @featherandbirch are the bees knees! 😊 ...and what a great display by @binksandthebadhousewife !
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Tag us and you could be in the next issue! ❤️ @giftshop_magazine @caddywampusonmackinac
Bloomingville butter dish and Accent Decor eyelash vases are right at home in a delightful mix of vintage and new at Bailey & James. @baileyandjames @bloomingvilleus @accentdecorinc
Happy Tuesday
Repost from @tomkatstudio Happy National Watermelon Day!! 🍉 We hope your day is super sweet! NEW darling watermelon party supplies in the TomKat Shop? 🍉🍉🍉 tomkatstudio.com
As seen at ...write down your blessings on the feathers and put them in @turkeyonthetable to read through and share the thankfulness

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September 2, 2016 - September 6, 2016

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September 4, 2016 - September 7, 2016

International Autumn Fair

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September 7, 2016 - September 9, 2016

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