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Mobile Boutiques

Food trucks are popular, so why not reinvent the proverbial wheel and create a mobile fashion and accessory store? Many retailers use trucks to sell merchandise at festivals, art fairs, private parties, and more. This... more »

Soapy Gnome entices and inspires with creative displays

Retail stores around the world incorporate creative displays to entice and inspire customers. Artistic, creative, subtle and sometimes bold arrangements allow shoppers to experience merchandise, view complementary products (to spur on additional purchases), and to... more »

Garden & Outdoor Living

The line between indoor and outdoor living is blurring thanks to the popularity of outdoor living spaces. Whether it’s a patio, balcony, deck or back forty, consumers are eager to personalize their spaces for the... more »

Meet the Maker: Floral Treasure

For two decades, Debbie Garza has been cultivating flowers and curating amazing pieces of work.“From the seed to the wreath” is the motto, and farm-to-door is the game. In a time when creating your own home... more »

Hotbed of Country

Even people who aren’t country music fans know that Nashville is the center of the universe for the genre. As it has been for decades, any aspiring country musician has to go through Music City,... more »

Analytical, creative store layouts lead to maximum profits

Designing your retail store’s interior is both an art and a science that requires artistry, psychological insights and a little bit of testing. How you organize things can tell your brand’s story, create an immersive... more »

A Haitian Narration

There are few things in this world that match the blissful feeling you get from helping a child, in any capacity. I learned that a while ago and was overjoyed to have a chance to... more »

Trends in Baby Gifting

Gifting for new babies and their parents is a growing market with no signs of slowing down with the average spent on a friend or family member’s new addition nearing $150 - $200. However, it... more »

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