Retailer Profiles

Mobile Boutiques: Uzuri Mobile Boutique

Uzuri Mobile Boutique has been on the move and selling fashion and accessories since June 2018. Ebone Marlowe opened this mobile portion of her business less than a year ago, but she has been on... more »

Mobile Boutique: Avabelle Boutique

Amy Stevenson, owner of Gracie James Clothing truck, is a full-time medical sales professional and mother of two small children. Her fashion career began in New York, where she worked on the wholesale side for... more »

#ShopFredericksburg

Located about an hour south of Washington, D.C., Fredericksburg, Virginia, is a thriving economic center for entrepreneurs who capture the hearts of their patrons. The quaint historic downtown Fredericksburg area is bustling and affords visitors... more »

#ShopFredericksburg: Dog Krazy

This store is definitely for the dogs. Owner Nancy Guinn opened her flagship store, Dog Krazy, in 2006 and now has five storefronts and a total of 42 employees. The Fredericksburg store is “the heart... more »

Soapy Gnome entices and inspires with creative displays

Retail stores around the world incorporate creative displays to entice and inspire customers. Artistic, creative, subtle and sometimes bold arrangements allow shoppers to experience merchandise, view complementary products (to spur on additional purchases), and to... more »

Social Connections

What's trending in Gift Shop's #modernretailer community online and on social media Here are a few of our current faves on Instagram. Add them to your feed for design, style and retail inspiration. Teramasu Handmade... more »

Hotbed of Country

Even people who aren’t country music fans know that Nashville is the center of the universe for the genre. As it has been for decades, any aspiring country musician has to go through Music City,... more »

Strength in Numbers

Over the past several years, American retail on the whole has faced a plethora of hurdles — but many in the industry have also come up with interesting and successful solutions. Just ask Katy Sensenig... more »

Social Connections


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