August 17, 2007
Shades of Green

Joshua Onysko is the definition of a green entrepreneur. His organic body-care company, Pangea Organics, makes all-natural soaps and lotions with ingredients such as almond oil, beeswax and sweet basil. The company's 10,000-square-foot Boulder, Colorado,... more »

August 17, 2007
Gift shop owner finds her Missing Piece

The fruits of Karen Sampson's energy and enthusiasm are attractively arranged all around her shop, The Missing Piece, in Bushkill Township. While the shop is lovely, her route to ownership is just as intriguing."I am... more »

August 16, 2007
Christmas Comes Early to the Javits Center

Is it too early to be thinking about Christmas? Not if you're one of the 40,000 retailers or 2,800 vendors camped out at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this week for the New York... more »

August 16, 2007
My Dad, American Inventor

Tommy Habeeb just wanted to be one of the new breed of involved dads: the hands-on guys who preside over bath time without creating a flood; the ones who return home from work early enough... more »

August 15, 2007
Smaller stores benefit from big toy recalls; Many customers turn to shops to avoid mass-market brands

Shopping at Barstons Child's Play in North Baltimore yesterday, Elizabeth Carhuapoma had safety on her mind as she heard news of the latest toy recall by Mattel."Certain brands I trust more, so it's disappointing when... more »

August 14, 2007
Quality Attendance and Exceptional Resources Converge for Healthy Buying at California Gift Show

White Plains, NY - High-caliber buyers presented with a wealth of standout products yielded strong business at the summer edition of the California Gift Show. A significant growth spurt for EX*TRACTS, as well as the... more »

August 14, 2007
EXTRACTS Summer 2007 Best New Product Winners Announced

New York, NY - Colorlab Cosmetics was awarded "Best of Show" yesterday in the Best New Product competition at EX*TRACTS: New discoveries in beauty and wellness. Awards also were presented in five product-specific categories (Bath... more »

August 14, 2007
Summer 2007 Accent on Design Award Winners Announced

New York, NY - The "best of the best" were recognized at the New York International Gift Fair, where four exhibitors in the juried Accent on Design division were honored for design creativity and ingenuity.... more »

August 14, 2007
New York Home Textiles Market Week Announces Best New Product Awards

New York, NY - Shades of India was awarded "Best of Market" yesterday in the New York Home Textiles Market Week Best New Product competition. Awards also were presented in four product-specific categories (Bed, Bath,... more »

August 14, 2007
World Market Center Reports Brisk Traffic, Strong Order Writing and Key Retailer Attendance

Las Vegas - The Summer Las Vegas Market held July 30 through August 3, opened to big crowds and featured thousands of new product introductions and emerging trends from more than 1,300 manufacturers across all... more »

August 14, 2007
Royal Patrician Teaware Announces New Introduction

Royal Patrician Teaware announces the introduction of the new Dynasty Collection of high quality fine bone china items, an "English look" teaware line produced for the company in Asia. "Our customers have been asking for... more »

August 14, 2007
Enesco Acquires Assets of Country Artists Limited

Itasca, Ill. - Enesco LLC, a leader in the giftware, and home and garden decor industries, today announced the acquisition of the business and certain assets of Country Artists Limited. Country Artists is a leading... more »

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