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Here Comes The Sale

In 2014, weddings are expected to be a $56.3 billion industry nationwide, according to The Wedding Report, Inc., a research company headquartered in Tuscon, AZ, that tracks and forecasts the number of weddings and related... more »
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Fair Trade’s Stirring Reception

Fair trade principles have become increasingly relevant in a rapidly interconnected world. Find out what’s new in this important product segment. Thanks to social media, many of us have instant access to news around the... more »
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Born in the USA

Buying “Made in America” makes a difference in local economies. Increasing numbers of your customers are waking up to that message. Yet will they pay more for locally sourced goods? Read on. The economy, a... more »
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The Tote-al Package

Bag more sales by carrying totes, a product category that’s only expanding. In places like Seattle and San Francisco, you’ll see nary a plastic bag around — they’ve been banned—and that only means other bags... more »
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Eco-Choice Awards for Fall 2013

Industry’s cutting-edge green products recognized as Eco Choice winners at summer edition of NY Now. Summer in New York City brought NY NOW back to the Javits Center. Several eco-conscious products were part of the... more »
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Jewelry Rocks

Jewelry is the quintessential component of “hot” couture. Here are some fun product trends in the category that dazzled and shined at the summer markets. (more…) more »
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Bath and Body Perks

Looking for a product category that’s sure to make a splash? Look no further than bath and body care. This strong performer, retailers say, always cleans up well. There’s a shift afoot in the bath... more »
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The Great Outdoors

Your customers are taking it outside. The “nesting” trend means more time spent in gardens and the outdoors. More effort and products invested in creating the perfect haven. So, dig right in! It’s common for... more »

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