Trend Report / Spring 2014

Masterpiece Inspired

The popular period television drama, Downton Abbey, has introduced World War I styling to international audiences and inspired numerous licensing deals in the gift industry. Based on items that might have been found in the Yorkshire country estate, licensed merchandise debuted at the winter gift shows. Like the story itself, the product themes weave in and out of two layers of British society—the masters and the servants.



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Upcoming Trade Shows

September 26, 2017 - September 28, 2017

Panama City Gift Show

Panama City, FL
September 30, 2017 - October 2, 2017

GTS Greensboro Show

Greensboro, NC
October 12, 2017 - October 15, 2017

TransWorld’s Fall Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show

Rosemont, IL
October 12, 2017 - October 16, 2017

Indian Handicrafts & Gift Fair

New Delhi,
October 12, 2017 - October 15, 2017

Greeting Card Association Annual Convention

San Diego, CA
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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