Gift Shop Stories

Trendmakers

Each year, the spring issue of Stationery Trends brings you the results of current trending favorites in all things stationery. The Trendys — now in its seventh year — celebrates designers and manufacturers in seven... more »
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Leading the Way

There’s a new generation of product masters in the gift and home industry. A group of eager Gen Yers who grew up learning the ins and outs of the trade from their parents, wanted to... more »
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Something for Everyone

Located in the charming 9th and 9th area in the heart of Salt Lake City, The Children’s Hour has found its happy place. “We’ve moved four times within this neighborhood, each time into a bigger store.... more »
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Paradise Found

Getting sweet on retail in the Sugarcane Shop Funky, fun, beachy and hip – those are all... more »
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Workplace Wellness: The Right Prescription

Wholesale accessories company bungalow360, located on two acres in Fallbrook, California, recently started a program called "Go Outside," which encourages employees to have a daily connection with nature. Employees can work... more »
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Hungering For Handmade

A “Made in the USA” label is a powerful marketing tool these days. Boasting an item is handmade or handcrafted, and it becomes even more attractive to the consumer. Perception Research Services (PRS)... more »
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In Good Spirits

At the end of a long day, many folks like to unwind by imbibing in a drink or three. Specialty retailers of wine and spirits know that supplementing their stock of liquor... more »
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Best-Sellers in Portland, Oregon

The shopping culture in Portland, Oregon, is all about local and independent. The result is a creative mix of boutiques and shops, music venues, wellness practitioners, restaurants and coffee shops, bars, breweries and more. Tourists... more »

Social Connections


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Have fun out there, my pretties
From the CSM Philippines tableware collection, this is made of bone china.
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Upcoming Trade Shows

December 4, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show

Myrtle Beach, SC
December 4, 2016 - December 7, 2016

Showtime ITMA Market

Hight Point, NC
December 9, 2016 - December 11, 2016

Baton Rouge Jewelry and Merchandise Show

Baton Rouge, LA
January 6, 2017 - January 9, 2017

Philadelphia Gift Show

Oaks, PA
January 6, 2017 - January 9, 2017

Seattle Gift Show

Seattle, WA
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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