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Woodchuck USA helps with reforestation with its give-back initiative on its Buy one. Plant one. program

Buy One. Plant One.

Retailers and shoppers seek products that offer a charitable giving opportunity. And Woodchuck USA is one of the manufacturers that offers a way to give-back with each purchase of its Zippo Lighters. WOODCHUCK USA specializes... more »
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New to Market

The 2021 winter markets are still different from past years, but will offer a combination of in-person and virtual events to support retail buyers and makers. Here is a summary of what to look for... more »
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From the Editor Winter 2021

Welcome to a new year, one that is filled with hope and new beginnings! Celebrate the museums, zoos, aquariums, historical locations and other destinations that have overcome many challenges presented in 2020 and have shown... more »
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Shop! Association honors Event Network

Shop!, a global trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences, announced that Event Network, the leading experiential retail partner to cultural attractions, has received the 2020 Shop! Design Award for Sustainability. The award... more »
Thinking on your feet: Adjusting to the new norms in shops and shows

Thinking on your feet: Adjusting to the new norms in shops and shows

{Sponsored} In the sleepy college town of Hanover, New Hampshire, much of life (and shopping traffic) centers around Dartmouth College and the campus population. After Dartmouth cancelled all activities prior to the 2020 graduation ceremonies... more »

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