Cover Stories

Perfect Scents

To each his own is a sentiment heavily echoed in the candle industry. There’s no shortage of personal preferences when it comes to scents and packaging, which means there should be no shortage of fragrance... more »

Feel-Good Stories

Whether buying for yourself or as a gift, books remain an important part of gift shop repertoires. Gift Shop recently polled a collection of publishing companies to find out about the adult coloring craze, millennial... more »

Product with Purpose

Duke Cannon Supply Co. Anthony Albanese and Sam Swartz, co-founders Mission: “To eliminate the difficulty of buying gifts for men by offering authentically masculine products that men love to get and women love to give. …... more »

Scandinavian Design: Form Meets Function

Scandinavian style. Danish design. Consumers in the U.S. are welcoming this Nordic invasion with open arms... more »

Swimming with Sharks

An NBA franchise owner, a luxury apparel mogul, the queen of QVC and a software company owner sit in front of you, waiting in anticipation for your self-proclaimed brilliant idea. What do you do? Fight... more »

Fashion Forward

There are a number of reasons why consumers are drawn to gift shops to buy apparel and accessories. Unlike big-box stores, the fashion and accessories on display in gift shops are not likely to be... more »

Living the Organic Lifestyle

For some period of time, a clean way of life has been at the forefront of a lot of people’s lives. What starts out with exercise, a healthy diet and routine yoga classes eventually snowballs... more »
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Say it Write

Michael Rance will tell you: There are some things for which only the written medium will do. You just can’t send a sympathy e-card, says the owner of Nashville-based The Greeting Place. Or at least... more »

Social Connections


Upcoming Trade Shows

November 30, 2017 - December 3, 2017

TransWorld’s Holiday Jewelry, Fashion & Accessories Show

Schaumburg, IL
December 2, 2017 - December 4, 2017

Charlotte Gift & Jewelry Show

Charlotte, NC
December 3, 2017 - December 6, 2017

Grand Strand Gift & Resort Merchandise Show

Myrtle Beach, SC
December 3, 2017 - December 6, 2017

Showtime ITMA Market

High Point, NC
December 15, 2017 - December 17, 2017

Baton Rouge Jewelry and Merchandise Show

Baton Rouge, LA
75 Applewood Drive, Suite A
PO Box 128
Sparta, MI 49345
616.887.9008
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