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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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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 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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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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The Power of Positivity

Inspirational products work for every stage in life – whether celebrations or trying times. Perennially popular, see what’s new in this thriving category. In today’s fast-paced world, as we’re “connected” to others 24/7 thanks to... more »
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Sustainable Stationery

Green paper products are here to stay — here’s what you need to know about this eco-friendly product category. The green trend that swept through the marketplace a handful of years ago is gone —... more »

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Upcoming Trade Shows

April 25, 2017 - April 26, 2017

London Stationery Show

London,
April 28, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Mid-South Jewelry and Accessories Fair

Memphis, TN
April 29, 2017 - April 30, 2017

Columbus MarketPlace (April)

Dublin, OH
May 2, 2017 - May 4, 2017

GSMA Conference

Dallas, TX
May 19, 2017 - May 22, 2017

International Jewelry and Merchandise Show

New Orleans, LA
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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