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April 27, 2007
April Cornell Holdings, Ltd. Signs Licensing Agreement with Martha M

April 2007 - April Cornell Holdings, Ltd., parent company for the April Cornell brand, announces the signing of a licensing agreement with Martha M, a manufacturer of fine sleepwear for women.Martha M is owned by... more »

April 26, 2007
New Barbie Girls sashay into view with MP3

On Thursday, Mattel unveiled Barbie Girls, a doll-shaped MP3 player that turns into a live character at BarbieGirls.com, a Web site where girls can interact with each other in a manner reminiscent of Second Life,... more »

April 26, 2007
A Trip to the Gift Shop Is Like a Day at the Museum

I have a friend who used to work at the MoMA Design Store in the early '90s. I remember him telling me that sometimes people would walk in the store, mistake it for Museum of... more »

April 26, 2007
Shop owner brings her dream to life

Sandy DiIulio had long carried with her the dream of opening her own business. But it took listening to those who missed opportunities for their own dreams to prompt the Windsor Heights woman to reach... more »

April 26, 2007
Marie Osmond Announces Winners of Mother, Daughter, Sister Friend Contest

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Marie Osmond Dolls is proud to announce that Darlene Cameron and her local retailer, Once Upon a Time, are the grand prize winners of the Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend contest. As... more »

April 26, 2007
Pacific Market Center Kicks Off Seattle Market Week With Summer Gift And Home Accessories Show

Seattle - Pacific Market Center, the leading destination market on the west coast, announces the Summer Gift & Home Accessories Show, August 15-21, offering an extensive and innovative resource for home, lifestyle and giftware. Home... more »

April 26, 2007
Boston Gift Show: Pre-Show Report

Nearly 5,000 independent retailers from throughout the New England states will descend upon Boston, September 15-18, 2007, as the Boston Gift Show presents more than 400 exhibitors of regionally-produced, high quality gifts and decorative accessories... more »

April 25, 2007
Smokey Bear Memorabilia Museum & Gift Shop serves up the legend

Smokey Bear is the longest running public service campaign in United States history. Capitan is home to the legend and the bear that started it.Open seven days a week, the Smokey Bear Memorabilia Museum &... more »

April 24, 2007
Landmark Padanaram store relocates

DARTMOUTH — Long considered by the locals to be a Padanaram landmark, The Packet has packed up and moved.Aptly named after a ship that once sailed regularly from England carrying a variety of goods, The... more »

April 24, 2007
Mother’s Day worth $15.7 billion to retailers

Local and national retailers are counting on U.S. consumers to express their love for mom by spending some money.The National Retail Federation forecasts that consumers will spend $15.73 billion on Mother's Day this year, up... more »

April 24, 2007
Gifts with a personal touch Robi Nelson combines photography, creativity to make a one-of-a-kind product

As the owner of a new business, Robi Nelson says that she's one of Newport News' best-kept secrets, but not by choice.Personalize It! Photos and Gifts is a photography/gift shop that is also a distributor... more »

April 24, 2007
GIFT SHOP Magazine announces winner of ‘Ultimate Makeover Contest’

Hanover, Mass. - GIFT SHOP magazine is proud to announce that Donna Trottier, owner of Blue Hydrangea in Wickford, RI, is the winner of its 'Ultimate Makeover Contest.' The winner was chosen after careful consideration... more »

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