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Candles’ Glowing Appeal

The time-tested gift shop staple has held its own even during a recession. Find out why candles continue to light up every retailer's bottom line. Shoppers who visit Wilson and Wilson Folk Art Gallery in... more »

The Write Choice

Green paper feeds the growing demand for eco-friendly stationery. See how design and green are working in tandem to create waves in a category you can't afford to ignore. No, it's not a contradiction in... more »

Fab Finds Spring 2010

Fruits and Passion Decorative diffuser set includes carved birchwood floral bloom in a contemporary ceramic vase. The floral stem and petals have a natural porosity that allow for fragrance to diffuse through. Available in three... more »

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 »

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