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Mint Botanical Grandeur Invitation from Carlson Craft

Connecting

Greeting cards, journaling and snail mail in general have become very important in the past year, as individuals reach out to others and themselves in meaningful ways. Creative designs and sentimental and even humorous sentiments... more »
Retail Display Inspiration, tip 4

Top 10 Display Tips

I consider myself a creative curator. Spending the last 41 years in retail, I have learned a lot about merchandising and design. Between seven years at the iconic Fred Segal to another seven years at... more »

Gift Shop Road Trip: Heritage House of Crystal River, Florida

Gift Shop is on the road again, this time visiting Crystal River, Florida on the gulf coast of the sunshine state. Famous for beautiful spring-fed rivers and the manatee population, this cozy tourist town has... more »

Tax ramifications of PPP loans clarified in new congressional act

Rules are not as complex now that Congress passed a law in December that clarified interpretations on PPP loans The program designed to provide financial relief to businesses during the pandemic caused confusion for many... more »

Gift Shop’s editor visits New Orleans’s retailers

Gift Shop Plus' editor is on a road trip this fall and winter and is stopping at lots of small retailers along the way. Enjoy an up-close look at the great display and merchandising ideas she... more »
National WWII Museum

Gift Shop makes a pit stop at Louisiana museums

Our editor is on the road this fall and winter and stopping at lots of small retailers along the way, as well as some fantastic museum stores. Get an up-close look at the great display... more »
Southern Antiques

Gift Shop takes a road trip to Laurel, Mississippi

Our editor is on the road this fall and winter and stopping at lots of small retailers along the way. The first stop is Laurel, Mississippi. Get an up-close look at the great display and... more »
Nora Napientek Jon Neidlinger, owners of nora fleming

Meet the Maker: nora fleming

Bringing joy to every table is the mission of the nora fleming company. Nora Napientek and her business partner and brother, Jon Neidlinger, have discovered the secret to growing a brand steadily and deliberately, all... more »

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