Market on the Square, a retailer in Tennessee

Market on the Square

Market on the Square is a family-owned and operated business in the heart of Cookeville, Tennessee. The mother-daughter team of Marlene Massa and Mara Johnson takes great pride in offering the latest in home décor,... more »
Glitterville Studio Store, a Tennessee retailer

Glitterville Studio Store

Making holiday magic is a way of life for Stephen Brown. His passion for making things and celebrating holidays led this former costume designer to create the Glitterville brand 17 years ago. Today, the brand... more »
Touch of Class, a Pennsylvania retailer, merchandise display

Touch of Class

With so many retailers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to Share Your Story so we may in turn share it with other independent retailers. All photos courtesy of... more »
Freehand Goods, a retail store and maker located in Florida

An Update from Freehand Goods

With so many makers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to Share Your Story so we can share it with our readers.  Seth Daniels,... more »
Earth Rug artisan at work

Earth Rugs

Eco-friendly is the buzzword in the gift industry at the moment. It seems to be defining everything good that humans are able to do and inspire hope for the future. With so many new companies... more »
Vickie's Gifts in-store merchandise display

Texas “Friendship” on Full Display

This year, the Creative Display Contest was delightful — the number of incredible merchandise display submissions was truly astounding. Thank you retailers for sharing the talent you have showcased in your stores. This year, gift... more »
Freehand Goods, a Florida retailer

The Perfect Combination

More and more, customers are looking for retail experiences that offer merchandise with a story and purpose. They are also looking to shop where there is a sense of community. Two retailers in Orlando, Florida,... more »
R. Nichols, a retailer and maker in Orlando, Florida

R. Nichols Shop

Anda Lucia Ariail, president and CEO The R. Nichols Shop, located in the Audubon Park Garden District in Orlando has been open for 10 years. Although the store has one brick-and-mortar location, it does... more »

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