retail

Dallas Men’s Show welcomes buyers from coast to coast

The Dallas Men’s Show, held Jan. 29-31, featured more than 700 brands and welcomed hundreds of buyers from across the country. The trade event, triple the size of previous winter editions, attracted buyers from 35... more »

Survey details where and how buyers are spending in Q1

Silk Wool and Bijoux, a jewelry and accessories company based in Philadelphia since 2009,  recently surveyed 835 of its customers, which are composed of boutiques, gift shops, farm stores, historic homes and museums. “In looking... more »
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The Mood of 2022

Sentiments, attitudes and opinions are trending as consumers are searching for ways to express themselves. Whether looking to a higher power for inspiration, or something cheeky for a laugh, products that fit a mood are... more »

Whitney Howard embraces its “Do Good. It Feels Good.” motto

Whitney Howard Designs embraces kindness and blessings and in doing so has expanded its own success. “The more gratitude we’ve put out, the more abundance has shown up for us,”  Whitney Schwartz, chief designer, shared.... more »

Becky Tyre retires after 26-year career

Becky Tyre, veteran retail writer, shop local advocate and visual merchandising enthusiast, has announced her retirement effective Jan. 1, wrapping a successful 26-year career in the U.S. gift and home industry. ... more »

The Lang Companies celebrates 40th anniversary

The LANG Companies, Inc. is celebrating 40 years of creating products featuring high-quality artwork, design excellence and continued innovation. From online events to trade shows, LANG will be celebrating this huge milestone in all facets... more »

The Whitehurst Company celebrates 75 years

The Whitehurst Company, LLC is celebrating its 75th year anniversary of importing Christmas! Mr. and Mrs. Morris Whitehurst founded Whitehurst Imports in 1947, bringing mouthblown and hand painted ornaments, made by skilled artisans in Europe,... more »

Totalee Gift celebrates its first anniversary

Totalee Gift has marked its first year after debuting in January 2021 at Dallas Market Center, Atlanta Market, Las Vegas Market and Minneapolis Mart. Totalee was founded on trend-forward, fun designs and has become known... more »

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