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Gift for Life and DMC partner to host summer fundraising campaign

Gift for Life announced that Dallas Market Center, in conjunction with select showrooms, will be hosting a summer fundraising campaign, This Showroom Feeds Families, to support World Central Kitchen (WCK) and its efforts to provide... more »

NRF welcomes court’s rejection of lawsuits regarding Braille gift cards

The National Retail Federation (NRF) shared that it welcomes a federal appeals court’s rejection of a series of “carbon copy” lawsuits claiming five retailers violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to sell Braille... more »

NRF says economy experiences ongoing expansion despite uncertainty

The Federal Reserve faces “a tricky job” in addressing inflation but continuing growth in employment, wages and consumer spending make it unlikely the effort will backfire into a major setback for the economy, Jack Kleinhenz,... more »

IMC and Gift for Life partner to raise funds for crisis-related hunger relief

Gift for Life and International Market Centers have partnered to raise funds for crisis-related hunger relief through a new fundraiser, Come Together, which runs June 1- Aug. 1, 2022. The initiative, which bridges IMC’s digital... more »

Gift Sales Manager Association hosts Fall 2022 Virtual Conference

The Gift Sales Manager Association (GSMA) announced its Fall 2022 Virtual Conference, Oct. 11-12, 2022. New for 2022, the GSMA will be offering a Road Show during the Dallas, Atlanta and Las Vegas Summer Markets.... more »

burton + BURTON welcomes new designer 

burton + BURTON announced that Jacob McCall, AIFD, AAF, FSMD, CFD, will join the design team. McCall will also serve as an instructor at the upcoming burton + BURTON 40th anniversary celebration, Ballooniversity. [caption id="attachment_81980"... more »
Plant Parent Collection from Primitives by Kathy

Spontaneous Inclinations

Retail basics seem to work best when it comes to impulse-gift options — it’s about the item, its location and its price. Shoppers gravitate towards products that “speak” to them or provide a gift-giving solution,... more »
Abby McGarry

Lawn & Garden Retailer welcomes new editorial director

Great American Media Services, publisher of Lawn & Garden Retailer (L&GR), Greenhouse Product News, Gift Shop® Plus and Stationery Trends, has appointed Abby McGarry (Kleckler) to the role of editorial director of its horticulture division.... more »

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