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July 28, 2007
Leave the shore behind with tote bags made from recycled sails

When Beth Shissler walked into Hannah Kubiak's life three years ago, Hannah was cruising along, doing her thing, which happened to be making tote bags out of recycled sails. Since 1999, she has spent her... more »

July 28, 2007
Big-box stores are homing in on teachers; They hope discounts will reward and reel in the out-of-pocket spenders

The back-to-school season often has parents scouring ads for discounts and promotions on school supplies.But teachers are looking for discounts, too. And major retailers are starting to focus on this market, since teachers often end... more »

July 28, 2007
Downtown Bristol atmosphere and merchants are attracting diverse new businesses

Bristol, Va. - Scott Howard can't stop talking about the warm welcome he's received from people in the Twin City.The owner of Short Sheet Fabric, Howard recently opened his business in the former J.C. Penney... more »

July 27, 2007
New Product Announcement from Prosperity Tree

Bring Another Seat to the Table! When you're ready to work, you need a seat at the table. And your gadgets need a seat, too. Now there's iSeats for the table or desk - a... more »

July 27, 2007
Peek-A-Boo Bag makes a game of idle time for little ones

Draper, UT - Imagine you're at the airport and they've delayed your flight for three hours. No big deal. You go to the gift shop and pick up a few choice magazines. Now imagine your... more »

July 27, 2007
Luxury Consumers Spent More Buying Luxuries in the Second Quarter, but Consumer Confidence Wavered

Stevens, PA — Affluent consumers went on a spending spree for luxuries in the second quarter 2007. The typical luxury consumer spent $15,283 buying luxury goods and services during the second quarter, 9 percent more... more »

July 25, 2007
Couple’s shoe is made specially for toddler set

When Kim and Brian Gross picked up their 1-year-old daughter Riley from day care, she was often barefoot -- even in the winter.Because the child's shoes were hard-soled, the day care workers took them off... more »

July 24, 2007
Boston Gift Show Experiences Surge in First-Time Exhibitors

White Plains, NY - The Boston Gift Show will deliver fresh resources to retailers this September, as more than 60 companies make their debut at the September 15-18, 2007, edition taking place at the Boston... more »

July 24, 2007
Wilton Armetale Goes to the Dogs at the NY International Gift Show

Mount Joy, PA - Celebrate the dog days of summer with Wilton Armetale's pet-themed picture frames, featured products of the Wilton Home Collection on display at the New York International Gift Show, Javits booth number... more »

July 24, 2007
Mud Pie Debuts New Additions to Its Popular EiEiO Collection

July 2007 - Mud Pie's Popular EiEiO collection received even more accolades, when Bachelorette star, Trista Sutter received the three-piece Cow Clothing Set as a baby gift. As featured in US Weekly's July 9, 2007... more »

July 24, 2007
Adora Offers Sneak Peak of 2008 Doll Line

Edison, NJ - Award-winning doll manufacturer, Adora, Inc., will be traveling across the country in July and August to obtain consumer feedback on its 2008 product line. The public is invited to see a sneak... more »

July 24, 2007
Prattville’s Polka Dot Zebra thrives

Sonya Tatum said she and Brandy Wohlers were looking for a catchy and creative name for their business when they started compiling a list of possibilities. They succeeded when they came up with Polka Dot... more »

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