Retailer Features

2nd Annual Eco-Choice Awards

At the summer edition of the New York International Gift Fair, hundreds of products competed for Eco Choice Awards in three major categories. Here are the winners.In August, more than 250 companies participating in the... more »

Best Sellers in Missoula, Montana

Here's a look at gift retail in Montana's Garden City. With a population of over 100,000, Missoula is the second largest city in the state and home to the University of Montana. The metropolitan area... more »

‘Tis the Season!

It's the most wonderful time of the year—for sales. Find out what's new in holiday décor and how you can add a dash of cheer to fourth quarter sales. Candy Johnson, owner of Cactus Flower... more »

Green Gourmet Spices Up Sales!

Health-conscious consumers have fueled a meteoric rise in the consumption of organic (and natural) gourmet products. Find out how you can take a healthy bite of this nearly $25 billon product category. If you've ever... more »

Green Buildings; Green Stores

As laws requiring green building codes get on board, here's a primer on what to look for in your leasing agreement and where. City ordinances and landlords are mandating green building materials and operational materials... more »

Best Sellers in Outer Banks, NC

With over 130 miles of shoreline, the world's largest estuary system, and an amazing diversity of migratory and indigenous wildlife, it's no wonder North Carolina's Outer Banks have blossomed into one of the nation's most... more »
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Splashy Sales

The delicious array of bath and body products ensures there's just the right product for everybody. From "fruit frappes" to hot new products for men, find out what makes this product category such a scentsational... more »

How do you motivate your staff to be as interested in your business as you are?

Try as you might, sometimes you just can't do it all. A motivated, invested staff is key to the success of your gift store. (more…) more »

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