May 31, 2007
Culinary couple keep shop alive; Millette’s Kitchen Store changes ownership

In early February, Bend residents Jake and Ginger Aguirre strolled into Millette's Kitchen Store on Northwest Newport Avenue in Bend looking for a teapot - three months later, they would own the longtime Central Oregon... more »

May 31, 2007
Small-town treasure awaits: Shop Adel, Pella and Winterset

On a sunny spring day, shopping at the mall seems more like an act of self-denial than a real outing.Why not rid yourself of any lingering cabin fever, once and for all, by exploring some... more »

May 30, 2007
Pressman Toy and Pokemon USA Announce New Licensing Agreement

New York - Pressman Toy Corporation, the third largest U.S. games manufacturer, and Pokemon USA, Inc. have reached a licensing agreement under which Pressman Toy has the right to develop board games, matching games, travel... more »

May 30, 2007
The West Coast’s Top Professionals in the Contract Furnishings Industry Serve as Keynote Speakers at NeoCon Xpress LA

Chicago - The first-ever NeoCon Xpress L.A., the West-coast architecture, design and facility management community's premier opportunity to see hundreds of hot new products fresh from the NeoCon World's Trade Fair, will feature top-name presenters... more »

May 30, 2007
Manchester shopping season off to hot start

Downtown Manchester was buzzing yesterday at noon as the temperature climbed to nearly 80 degrees.People walked in and out of the post office, and visitors window-shopped at several small gift stores.Traffic ran smoothly at the... more »

May 30, 2007
Gift Shop Offers Handcrafted Items

Canyon Offerings, a gift shop in Springdale owned by Dick and Laura Doty, features many handcrafted items. About 14 years ago, the Dotys were running a shop in Sedona, Ariz., but when the lease was... more »

May 30, 2007
Local flavor, on the fly

In the last week, I have eaten serious crab cakes from Baltimore, barbecue from Texas, cheesecake from Chicago, chili from Cincinnati and lobsters from Boston. My toast has been topped with marionberry jam from Oregon,... more »

May 29, 2007
Mustardseed & Moonshine announces its Dallas debut in the showroom of William M. Lamont

Great Neck, New York - Mustardseed & Moonshine, the unique floral tabletop line designed by Kate Carlyle and imported from South Africa, will appear for the first time at the International Gift and Home Accessories... more »

May 29, 2007
Consumers Aren’t Out of Gas When it Comes to Dad; Spending Expected to Reach Nearly $10 Billion

Washington - Dad will enjoy more than his share of indulgence this Father's Day as consumers are expected to dish out $9.9 billion* on dads across the country. According to NRF's 2007 Father's Day Consumer... more »

May 29, 2007
Retail-charity ties can cut both ways

Consumers who buy scented pink candles at retailer Pier1 Imports are supporting breast cancer research. Those who purchase bottled Ethos water at Starbucks are funding clean water projects around the globe. The buyers of certain... more »

May 29, 2007
Cobb opens doors to floral, design shop

GREENVILLE - A life-long interest has now become a career in flowers for two budding entrepreneurs in the Port City.In February, Miles Cobb and his wife, Donna Dotson Cobb opened a floral and gift shop,... more »

May 29, 2007
Cyber crafters help one another make and market homemade items

Who knew there was a market for "iPoo"?Kimberly Smith of Kent was looking for a creative outlet and maybe a little extra cash when she quit her job as a clothing designer at Nordstrom to... more »

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