Features

Retailer Spotlight

Ladyfingers Letterpress, Arley-Rose Torsone and Morgan Calderini, owners “Being able to see the presses where the cards are printed is a big selling point.” — Arley-Rose Torsone, co-owner At Ladyfingers Letterpress, customers happily browse in the store... more »

Global Goods

If there’s one thing that gift retailers don’t go for, it’s fast fashion and mass-produced goods. Gift shops and gift retailers pay special attention to making their stores and boutiques differentiate from the big boxes.... more »

Products with Purpose

Now, more than ever, having the means and the ability to give back to someone in need is something our world really needs. A morale boost, at the very least, it’s an altruistic sentiment that... more »

Cheers!

In the realm of gourmet, we see some amazing items. But one focus we often discount is the world of the craft cocktail. But why is it so often overlooked? The cocktail has so abundantly... more »

From Chaos Comes Rebirth

Most of us are already acquainted with Greenery, Pantone’s Color of Year for 2017. Evoking flourishing foliage and the lush escape offered by the great outdoors, the fortifying attributes of Greenery reminds us all to... more »

#shopseattle

Combining stunning nature with a unique urban setting, Seattle is a culture-rich city with an easygoing lifestyle. It has undergone a transformation into one of most energetic cities at the forefront of innovation. Famous for... more »

Haiti from the Other Side

My perspective changed immensely over four days in September during my trip to Haiti as part of Bridgewater Candle’s Brand Experience. It is one thing to read a headline or watch a TV news segment... more »

Emerging Gift Industry Leader Award

Making the courageous decision to enter the world of the gift industry is no easy feat. Your only goal... 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

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616.887.9008
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