Gift Shop Stories


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 »

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 »

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 »

Paradise Found

Getting sweet on retail in the Sugarcane Shop Funky, fun, beachy and hip – those are all... more »

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 »

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 »

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 »
Big Pink and downtown Portland, Oregon with Mount Hood in the distance.

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

Monday inspiration for a productive week brought to you from the fall issue of Gift Shop
Have you met our friends in Atlanta? Check out @simplyputpaper @soworthloving @sugarboodesigns @craftedwestside in the new fall issue of Gift Shop
Register now for Christmasworld 2017! Visit the leading international trade show for all of your seasonal and holiday decorative needs in Frankfurt, Germany. And now you can find fresh flowers and floral decorations at Floradecora, which is held parallel to Christmasworld. So sign up today (Sponsored)
Nice logo for the fall shopping season. Well done Newport, RI. Reposted from @soapandwaternewport
😍🎃😍 repost from @glitterville
When the weather turns cold, turn up the heat with @pennacookpeppers salsas and pepper jellies. They're amazing!
Has your new issue arrived?! I think this one may have my favorite picks yet - I know I say that every time but for real, there are awesome products in this issue! @sweetwaterdecor @hedgren_global @jayteskeleatherco
Coming soon to a mailbox near you @fidostitch
It's Wednesday, we wear pink ~ or at least we crush on pink pineapples
Monday motivation... (I highly recommend the Rhonna Designs app for creating cool images like this one @rhonnafarrer
Natural materials and colors set a perfect table for autumn. Check out some of our favorites in the summer issue

Upcoming Trade Shows

October 22, 2016 - October 26, 2016

International Home Furnishings Market

High Point, NC
October 22, 2016 - October 25, 2016


Chicago, IL
October 27, 2016 - October 29, 2016

Mega Show – Part 2

Hong Kong,
November 1, 2016 - November 5, 2016

International Gift Exposition in the Smokies

Pigeon Forge & Seiverville, TN
November 2, 2016 - November 5, 2016

Smoky Mountain Gift Show

Gatlinburg, TN
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
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