Display Ideas for Gift Retail

Display Inspirations: Sign of the Times

The core tenet of a successful specialty retail business is providing customers with high-quality products in a convenient and accessible location. Retailers have a desire to maximize their store layouts and display space to optimize... more »

Maximizing Your Retail Real Estate: 5 Tips to Strengthen Your Store Merchandising

Effectively managing a retail store is no easy task. After all, you have a long list of things to maintain, oversee, accomplish and constantly seek out to ensure your business is strong and healthy. One... more »

Editor’s Letter: Inform, Connect, Comment and Share

Welcome to the new and improved Gift Shop community — I mean magazine. But really it’s the same thing. This may look like a printed magazine, but today it is so much more. Across all... more »
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Light Up Your Sales Great in-store lighting can lead to more sales

Specialty store lights should add drama and excitement to the customer shopping experience, boosting sales by attracting and intriguing the target market. If you have a specialty store, you can expect your customers to respond... more »
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Editor’s Letter: Discover the treasures of travel

The best part of going on a vacation is seeing new places, having new experiences and meeting new people. Even if you live in the most magical place on earth, it’s good to get away... more »
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Editor’s Letter: Passionate about retail

I love this quote from Maya Angelou, and it sums up this issue — and this industry — perfectly. The retailers we serve with this magazine have such a passion for their stores and their... more »
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Welcome Home: Monica Potter Home strives to make guests feel comfortable

Meeting Monica Potter at her store is like seeing an old friend. A friend who has been... more »

Old and New Treasures

Kymberley Fraser’s specialty boutique, A Beautiful Mess Home, opened in October 2010. Located 10 miles north of Malibu, California, A Beautiful Mess Home displays industrial, primitive and European antiques. Her store creatively showcases antiques,... more »

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