Retailer Features

The Curious Bear Toy & Book Store

The Curious Bear Toy & Book Shop

The Curious Bear Toy & Book Shop, located in Fircrest, Washington, is owned by Jennifer Luna and is the sister store to Paper Luxe & The Crest Home. The retail locations are independently owned and... more »
Gib Carson Companies show

Preparing for Market

Throughout my 10+ years in the industry, I’ve learned successful gift retailers give priority to attending winter gift shows. The winter shows kick off the largest buying/product planning season for all gift retailers. If you... more »
Love of Character offers creative balloon art for every occasion.

The Special Touch

“In this shop, we believe that a life full of character is a life well lived. Our commitment is to add character to your parties, gifts and life!” That is the mission of Love of... more »
The Hotel Hershey

The Sweetest Place on Earth

The Hotel Hershey was built in 1933, overlooking the chocolate factory owned by Milton Hershey. This resort is well-known for its elegance, excellent service and luxurious amenities. The hotel provides 276 guest rooms and welcomes... more »
A display at Patina

Buyer’s Corner: Patina

{Sponsored} Rick Haase and Christine Ward pride themselves on curating a selection of affordably priced gifts, home décor, paper goods and much more for their eight Patina locations in the Minneapolis/St. Paul metro area. “I... more »
Gather-d retail store

Coming Together

Kelly Tuit is a people gatherer by nature and loves to throw parties, so opening a shop and event space was a natural fit for the former art teacher turned business owner in Rockford, Michigan.... more »
Heritage House Crystal River FL

Gift Shop Road Trip: Heritage House of Crystal River, Florida

Gift Shop is on the road again, this time visiting Crystal River, Florida on the gulf coast of the sunshine state. Famous for beautiful spring-fed rivers and the manatee population, this cozy tourist town has... more »
Utility Goods formerly located at One Market Plaza

Working It

Stellar yet simplistic design, quality and environmental concern were always guiding principles in Ryan Lafrenz’s vision. Prior to launching Utility Goods—an award-winning lifestyle brand based in San Francisco, Lafrenz worked as an environmental consultant. [caption... more »

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