retail awards

Two Zoku® Products Win 2012 IDEA® Awards

Hoboken, NJ – The Zoku® Single Quick Pop® Maker and the Zoku® Chocolate Station are winners of the 2012 Bronze Award in the Kitchens category of the 2012 International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA). Started by... more »

State award given to Sioux City gift shop owner

Sioux City -- Wendy Wright opened a small Sioux City retail store with a catchy name and unique merchandise in August 2010. Get Funky Gifts & Stuff turned a profit just five months later. Last... more »

SnapRetail Named To Entrepreneur Magazine’s “100 Brilliant Companies”

Pittsburgh, PA – SnapRetail, a company that makes it easy for retailers to use email, Facebook and Twitter to market products and drive increased sales, has been named by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of its... more »

Todd Figi Celebrated As Icon Honors Lifetime Achievement Recipient

ATLANTA —Todd Figi, patriarch of a gift industry family and the founder of Figi Giftware, has been named recipient of the ICON HONORS 2011 Lifetime Achievement Honor by unanimous action of the ICON executive committee,... more »

The Next Big Thing National Product Search Finalists Announced

Founders Lynn Byrd and Chris Ziebach of Monroeville, Ala., saw the need for a convenient way to tote their daughters' favorite pillows and blankets to sleepovers. To learn more about The Pillow Bag visit more »

Cornucopia Owner Honored By Exeter Chamber

EXETER — Kathleen Campbell had a vision 30 years ago to open a cheese shop. Now Campbell is not only the owner of Cornucopia Wine & Cheese Market, but she is also the proud recipient... more »

Apple &Bee’s Environmental Efforts Are Honoured At Fashion Group International Awards

Apple & Bee – one of Australia's premiere sustainable fashion brands ( – was honoured for its unique blend of design excellence and environmental consideration at last week's Sydney Fashion Group International Awards. Nominated in... more »

Laura Ashley Presents Awards To Top Licensees

FORT MILL, S.C. – Laura Ashley, Inc. -- one the world's most recognized brand names in fashion and home furnishings -- recently presented performance awards to outstanding licensees during its Annual Licensing Conference held in... more »

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