April 29, 2007
Family brings out ‘best’ in Burlingame; Bensons have history of charitable giving, civic involvement

Burlingame — What does it take to be the "Best of Burlingame?"How about owning a retail store that's been in business since 1915 and has a history of civic involvement and a steady record of... more »

April 29, 2007
Travel store opens downtown

Rapid City — Birdie Machacek is only three years old, but she has probably traveled more than most adult Rapid Citians.Last summer, she joined her parents, Bridget and Jon Machacek, on a trek to China... more »

April 29, 2007
Shop’s future looks even sweeter

At one time or another, many people entertain the idea of running their own company."You walk into any business and say, 'I could do this' or 'I could do that,' " said Amy Hauge, owner... more »

April 28, 2007
Retailers Whose Slips Show Too Much Attract Lawsuits

Consumers are pulling out their plastic for everyday purchases more than ever, and now the nation's retailers are coming under legal assault for printing too much payment-card information on customer receipts.So far this year, plaintiffs'... more »

April 27, 2007
April Cornell Holdings, Ltd. Signs Licensing Agreement with Martha M

April 2007 - April Cornell Holdings, Ltd., parent company for the April Cornell brand, announces the signing of a licensing agreement with Martha M, a manufacturer of fine sleepwear for women.Martha M is owned by... more »

April 26, 2007
Boston Gift Show: Pre-Show Report

Nearly 5,000 independent retailers from throughout the New England states will descend upon Boston, September 15-18, 2007, as the Boston Gift Show presents more than 400 exhibitors of regionally-produced, high quality gifts and decorative accessories... more »

April 26, 2007
Pacific Market Center Kicks Off Seattle Market Week With Summer Gift And Home Accessories Show

Seattle - Pacific Market Center, the leading destination market on the west coast, announces the Summer Gift & Home Accessories Show, August 15-21, offering an extensive and innovative resource for home, lifestyle and giftware. Home... more »

April 26, 2007
Marie Osmond Announces Winners of Mother, Daughter, Sister Friend Contest

LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Marie Osmond Dolls is proud to announce that Darlene Cameron and her local retailer, Once Upon a Time, are the grand prize winners of the Mother, Daughter, Sister, Friend contest. As... more »

April 26, 2007
Shop owner brings her dream to life

Sandy DiIulio had long carried with her the dream of opening her own business. But it took listening to those who missed opportunities for their own dreams to prompt the Windsor Heights woman to reach... more »

April 26, 2007
A Trip to the Gift Shop Is Like a Day at the Museum

I have a friend who used to work at the MoMA Design Store in the early '90s. I remember him telling me that sometimes people would walk in the store, mistake it for Museum of... more »

April 26, 2007
New Barbie Girls sashay into view with MP3

On Thursday, Mattel unveiled Barbie Girls, a doll-shaped MP3 player that turns into a live character at, a Web site where girls can interact with each other in a manner reminiscent of Second Life,... more »

April 25, 2007
Smokey Bear Memorabilia Museum & Gift Shop serves up the legend

Smokey Bear is the longest running public service campaign in United States history. Capitan is home to the legend and the bear that started it.Open seven days a week, the Smokey Bear Memorabilia Museum &... more »

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