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A Store for Everyone

When Erin Walker first met Keewa Nurullah, owner of Kido boutique in Chicago, Walker’s daughter Sadie was pretty little, and they were new to her cerebral palsy diagnosis. “Keewa asked us right away how she... more »
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A Chic Affair

As seen in Celebrations & Occasions 2022. Pink Flamingo Party Co. began as just a hobby in Ashley Sodipo’s apartment. The shop offers stationery and gifts in addition to party supplies.... more »
Artisan Spirit, a Spring Lake, New Jersey specialty gift retail shop

Artisan Spirit

As seen in Waterfront Living Heather MacConnell, owner of Artisan Spirit, shared the story of her New Jersey-based business in this Q&A. Describe your store and local community: Heather MacConnell: A shop by the sea... more »
Madison Marketplace a Roxboro, North Carolina retail shop

Madison Marketplace

As seen in Waterfront Living Katie Ann Oakley, senior sales associate/social media coordinator for Madison Marketplace shared its retail story with Gift Shop® Plus and Waterfront Living in this great Q&A. Describe store and local... more »
Lake Life Chelan, a specialty gift store in Chelan, Washington

Lake Life Chelan

As seen in Waterfront Living Kelli Rynd, owner of Lake Life Chelan, provided some great insight into her store's success in the Q&A with Gift Shop® Plus in Waterfront Living. Describe how your business started... more »
The Cottage Shop, located in Duck, North Carolina

The Cottage Shop

As seen in Waterfront Living Amy Smith, merchandising and marketing manager of The Cottage Shop, shared her insights with Gift Shop® Plus in this Q&A. Describe how your business started and how it has grown... more »
Southern Antiques candy cane gingerbread display copy

Hometown Retailer Shines During the Holidays

As seen in Holiday Shop 2022. Southern Antiques, located in picturesque Laurel, Mississippi, goes all out with its holiday displays and merchandising. Read on for tips and tricks Andrea Milhan, owner, has learned during the... more »
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts gift shop

Creating a Connection

Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) has been a cultural destination committed to “enriching the lives of all.” The Richmond museum is state-supported but also privately endowed, Meisha Gourley, interim director of... more »

Social Connections

Nominate someone for this year's Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards! We will be honoring 40 outstanding individuals making their marks in the industry. Nominations are encouraged from all segments of the industry – men and women who are demonstrating innovation, creativity, and commitment.Read more about the criteria and eligible candidates and nominate deadline: May 26, 2023(Sponsored by Las Vegas Market)#40u40 #giftstationery40u40 #retail #giftshop #leadership #innovation #creativity #industryleaders ... See MoreSee Less
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Upcoming Trade Shows

Mar 28 – 30

Fair Trade Federation Conference and Expo

Long Beach, CA USA
Apr 27 – 28

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San Francisco, CA USA
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Chicago, IL USA
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New York City, NY USA
Jun 21 – 27

Dallas Total Home & Gift Market

Dallas, TX USA
Jul 11 – 17

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Atlanta, GA USA
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