Product Features

Greeting Cards Galore!

Greeting cards continue to be a vital part of the gift retail market. Find out what's trending up in this important stationery segment. Patti Stracher points out: Greeting cards and gifts go hand-in-hand. "Any time... more »

Second Annual Eco-Choice Awards

At the winter edition of the New York International Gift Fair, hundreds of products competed for Eco Choice Awards in three major categories. Here are the winners.At the winter '10 edition of the New York... more »

Winter Forecast

Mesh Magic Mesh and pearls, velvet and gold rope add a touch of accessibility and interest to the wardrobe. Jewelry that uses materials found in technology is trending up. Aluminum, titanium, and silver can each... more »

GREEN Fab Finds Winter 2010

Dandelion Natural, reusable plates are corn-based. Unlike conventional plastic, which is largely made from petroleum, this bio-plastic is made primarily from corn. Divided plates, bowls, infant bowls and spoons, cups and other utensils available. 888.222.3053... more »

Textiles Trends

Adapting to changes Despite the recession, textiles have proven to be a strong sales category. Find out how vendors and retailers have adapted their lines and sales strategies to make sure that textiles continue to... more »

Baby’s Big!

The Recession's Impact Baby means big business for gift store retailers like you. With grandparents and Gen Y-ers ready to spend on the category, find out what products you need to stock to cash in.... more »

Where Green Comes to Roost

Through strong marketing and a loyal customer base, Green Nest is carving out a niche in Culpeper, Virginia. What's more, there are green marketing lessons in here for you. Take one look at their logo... more »

Fab Finds Winter 2010

  Magnote Corporation PIPEROID is a paper craft robot designed and produced in Japan. Pre-drilled holes and marks allow customers to cut, fold, and connect paper pipes without the need for glue or tape—scissors are... more »

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