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Meet the Maker: Chocolates by Grimaldi

In recent years, gourmet food has been skyrocketing in the gift industry. From sauces and jams to flavor-specific sweets, gastronomy is the new black. Over in Grand Haven, Michigan, Chocolates by Grimaldi is a fine... more »

Time for Toddlers

What comes to mind when you think of the word “toddlers?” Probably chaos, personality, a little bit of tomfoolery and total cuteness overload. There’s an overwhelming sense of amusement when it comes to these crazy... more »

Meet the Maker: Son of a Sailor

It takes real heart and soul to be in the pet industry. From leashes and grooming supplies to all the tricks and tips to keep your pet healthy, these companies understand that it takes a... more »

Meet the Maker: Harry Barker

It takes real heart and soul to be in the pet industry. From leashes and grooming supplies to all the tricks and tips to keep your pet healthy, these companies understand that it takes a... more »

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 »

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