Jan 14, 2022
Gift Shop Plus seeks product submissions for next issue

Gift Shop® Plus is now accepting product submissions for editorial consideration in the spring issue. Makers and sales agencies are able submit hi-res product images of the latest offerings through the website. Here is a look at the specific areas of interest the issue will focus on.

Trend Report

The Spring 2022 Trend Report will feature the Pantone Color of the Year, Very Peri, a newly created blue shade. This dynamic periwinkle blue encourages creativity and imaginative expression. To round out Very Peri, we are focusing on a complementary palette of colors that combine a natural balance of warm and cool tones to support and enhance one another. Send us your products that reflect these diverse and distinctive colors. Here are the colors the Trend Reports will highlight.

  • Basil
  • Muted Clay
  • Perfectly Pale
  • Poppy Seed
  • Very Peri


  • Books
  • Candles
  • Inspirational & Quotable
  • Made in the USA
  • Teens/Tweens
  • Features

The upcoming issue will focus on several topics, including:

  • Impulse Gifts
  • Tabletop
  • Toys, Games & Plush

Special Section

This issue will feature a special feature on stationery and giftwrap! Makers who have greeting cards, notecards, notepads, office accessories, invitations, art prints, stickers and more can submit for potential inclusion in the issue.


In every issue, Gift Shop Plus offers several product galleries and features dedicated to cultural institution retailers. This issue, Gift Shop Plus is seeking product submissions that focus on plush, toys, games, accessories, gifts and souvenirs that are ideal for destination retailers.

Sales agencies and makers have the opportunity to submit products between now and Jan. 21, 2022 for consideration. Click here to submit your products for consideration today.

Social Connections

Gift Shop Plus Spring 2024 has arrived, and it couldn't be a more gorgeous issue! 🌷 Cover to cover, this edition is packed with the latest trends to help guide business as you begin to think about the next buying cycle in just a few months. "Radiance, Redefined" (page 54) introduces four jewelry makers, unveiling the freshest trends in the market. To learn which eco-conscious companies are launching collections that positively impact the planet, flip to "Green-Living Essentials" on page 62. We're also thrilled to introduce a new category for us at the magazine: Sports & Tailgating. Head to page 66 to read about products that will elevate the tailgating experience and learn how to merchandise for the NFL's budding demographic. Also in this issue is our Stationery Lookbook, Halloween & Fall Décor feature and dozens of the freshest product offerings. Read our Spring 2024 issue here: www.nxtbook.com/greatamericanmediaservices/GiftShop-Plus/spring-2024/index.php#/p/1📸 courtesy of Océanne. ... See MoreSee Less
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Gift Shop Plus Spring 2024 cover
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