Editor’s Letter

Gift For Life: Still united in the fight

Where were you in 1992? If you were in the gift industry, chances are you knew someone who was affected by AIDS. For a small group in the industry, led by Peter Schauben, they couldn't... more »

Winds of Change

With every new year, there is always excitement about setting personal and business goals, picking new product and finding ways for your business to stand-out from the others. This issue highlights some great product picks... more »
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Editor’s Letter Fall 2019

Research shows that travel is good for our mental and physical wellbeing. Exploring new places keeps our minds fresh and activates the senses, not to mention the valuable lessons you learn along the way to... more »
Julie McCallum

Editor’s Letter Summer 2019

Let's Celebrate Summer is made for celebrating life's occasions. From graduations to weddings to reunions to the Fourth of July, the warm weather makes travel a breeze and the parks and picnic tables make the... more »

From the Editor: Creative Spark

A strong winter show season has the gift industry inspired for the year ahead. After a long and cold winter, spring is slowly blossoming into a hopefulness we all look forward to. Pantone’s latest color... more »

Editor’s Letter: Celebrate and Enjoy

Hello, summer. It’s time to exhale, sit back and relax. What better place to do that than Charleston, South Carolina. The city seeps southern hospitality, charm and style, as evidenced by the fantastic new store,... more »

From the Editor: Refresh & Renew

A strong winter show season has the gift industry inspired for the year ahead. Spring is blossoming into a hopefulness we all look forward to. Pantone’s latest color of the year, Greenery, symbolizes our need... more »

Editor’s Letter: Dreaming Big

Where does a dream begin? It starts out small, like a little nagging thought that won’t go away. And the more you think about it, the more excited and happy you get. You get brave... more »

Social Connections


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