Retailer Profiles

Black & White

Some pairings will always work well together: peanut butter and jelly, sea and sun … even Laverne and Shirley. But when it comes to design, there is nothing more classic than black and white. After... more »

Graphics & Great

Not everything is neutral and metallic these days … color abounds, you just have to know where to find it, not to mention how to present it! These most enticing designs are inspired by everything... more »

Distinctly American

Creating his products in a workshop off of a dirt road in Embden, Maine, LeHay believes American consumers have started to have their fill of throwaway items. “They are moving back to a lifestyle that... more »
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Paradise Found

Getting sweet on retail in the Sugarcane Shop Funky, fun, beachy and hip – those are all words to describe the cozy little space called Sugarcane Shop in Honolulu, Hawaii. Selling furniture, home accents, locally... more »

Hungering For Handmade

A “Made in the USA” label is a powerful marketing tool these days. Boasting an item is handmade or handcrafted, and it becomes even more attractive to the consumer. Perception Research Services (PRS)... more »

In Good Spirits

At the end of a long day, many folks like to unwind by imbibing in a drink or three. Specialty retailers of wine and spirits know that supplementing their stock of liquor... more »

Best-Sellers in Portland, Oregon

The shopping culture in Portland, Oregon, is all about local and independent. The result is a creative mix of boutiques and shops, music venues, wellness practitioners, restaurants and coffee shops, bars, breweries and more. Tourists... more »
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Glory Haus’ Pickles with a Purpose born from 9-year-old’s desire to aid homeless man

Glory Haus sells a lot of products, but food typically isn’t among them. The Marietta, Georgia-based company made an exception for a very special reason, one that involves a 9-year-old boy’s quest to provide a... more »

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