Features

The Power of Focal Points in Store Design

Brick-and-mortar stores have one prominent competitive advantage over the quick-click sale. They have the capacity to engage and direct customers through thoughtful and expressive displays. Understanding the influence of powerful environments and designing a focal... more »

Handcrafted Heyday

The demand for handcrafted products is growing. Customers are clamoring for unique and original gifts that can’t be bought at mass retail chains. Connecting retail buyers with the makers has become a priority for many... more »

Accessory Necessities

For ardent fans of nature, science and everything animals, finding something that’s delicate yet sophisticated is becoming much more common. Animal-themed jewelry pieces are now for more than just tweens. When you look at the... more »

Wall Art and Decor

Just about everyone can appreciate the color and vibrancy of plants and flowers. At their essence, they are life. Like houseplants themselves, botanical wall art and decorations are a great way to bring the outdoors... more »

Gifts Get Personal

“I can’t tonight. I have plans with my cat.” If you have a cat (and a particularly witty mother), you’ve undoubtedly received this quote printed in some shape or form for your birthday. Perhaps on... more »

Casual Encounters

Today’s time-pressed hostesses and hosts are seeking casual elegance in entertaining. Rather than going formal, many are hosting wine or craft beer tastings in their kitchens. Some are inviting guests over to dine buffet style... more »

Hospital Gift Shops

  Hospital gift shops have a unique position of catering to customers who may not be experiencing the best of times. That doesn’t stop... more »

See the latest style trends at the NY NOW summer 2017 market

When it comes to gift-giving, many consumers turn to personal accessories to complete their friends’ and families’ wish lists. Buyers that want to ensure their stores are stocked with the latest trends can find the... more »

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