Retailer Profiles

Sails to Sales

As the sea continues to exert its influence on a wider variety of giftware, the category is making a splash by differentiating into discrete nautical and coastal trends. There's something about the ocean that calms,... more »

Best Sellers in St. Louis, MO

"The first time I ever saw St. Louis, I could have bought it for six million dollars, and it was the mistake of my life that I did not do it."—From "Life on the Mississippi"... more »

Born in the USA

Today Chris Hazelwood sells in his shop the beloved American-made dishware he himself grew up using, the popular lines of Hadley Pottery of Louisville, KY. But along with helping continue a tradition for others, Hazelwood... more »

Best Sellers in Bar Harbor, Maine

Bar Harbor is a vibrant mountain town by the sea that grows from a cozy hamlet in the winter to an energetic city of 18,000 in the summertime. The town has long been a seasonal... more »

The Smell of Success

Candles may by and large be small, but their impact is anything but: U.S. retail sales of candles are estimated at approximately $2 billion annually; more than 1 billion pounds of wax are used in... more »

Best Sellers in Virginia Beach, VA

As one of the most vibrant resort cities on the East Coast, Virginia Beach offers a special blend of history, culture, and landscape that creates exciting and unique shopping opportunities for both residents and visitors... more »

Green in the Big Apple

Step into Sustainable NYC, and you've entered a thriving community hub. The owner, Dominique Camacho, has worked hard to create a green store where people visit to shop, relax and socialize. Sustainable NYC won Green... more »

Paper Panache

Especially in an increasingly digitized world, paper has the power to endure. Even as the perennial giants in this category—greeting cards, journals, notepads and more—continue to reinvent themselves, they do so keeping an eye on... more »

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