Retailer Features

Green Marketing

Sonya Hart, co-owner of River Forest, IL-based Two Fish Art Glass, has been practicing an eco-friendly lifestyle all her life. She has also been slowly convincing her partner to make changes within their lighting showroom,... more »

Pink or Blue? Greening Baby Sales

Growing Green Just a few years ago in 2001, retailer Gerry Lewarne had limited success selling glass baby bottles. A few years later, the chemical BPA (Bispenhol-A), made news headlines as a potential carcinogen. Plastic... more »

Working Wedding Wonders

Value Proposition You knew it was only a matter of time: The popular monogramming trend has been making inroads into wedding accessories as well. Carolyn Siderys will attest to this. At Marilyn's Keepsakes, the Indianapolis... more »

Best Sellers in Charleston, SC

"The most romantic city in America," historic Charleston, South Carolina, is a perfect getaway for lovers, seducing visitors with its cobblestone streets, historic churches, delicious low-country dining and upscale shopping. King Street—the city's shopping Mecca—has... more »

Monogram Mania

Southern Comfort Retailer Julie Butler still treasures her baby blanket. Her mother, Charla Schlabs, monogrammed it for her many years ago with a traditional sewing machine. As co-owner of the store Texas Threads in Hereford,... more »

Customers Tote Green

Reusable totes: packing with pride The conditions were ripe for green bags to take off in a big way. First came the increased public awareness of the risks of global warming. Then, there are the... more »

Greening Home Accents

Boring to beautiful It is a truth well known in retail: When form and function are married together well in a product, it sells well. When it comes to green products, there is even an... more »

Best Sellers in… Honolulu, Hawaii

Kama'aina Spirit Sales Warm trade winds, the soft scent of plumeria after the morning rain, and lulling waves crashing against pristine white sand beaches—these are the typical images that come to mind when one thinks... more »

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