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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 »
Jacaranda Gift Shop

Jacaranda Gift Shop

At Jacaranda Gift Shop, customers leave with more than their purchase – they leave as a friend. Owner Sarah Carrick has thoughtfully built her business around these relationships, as well as those with local makers... more »
Smile Songs

Dynamic Charm

Sharon Glassman, a New York Fashion designer and songwriter, has a mission to create cards and gifts that “sing” and provide a way to spread love. Her experience as a professional storyteller has her creativity... more »
James Point offers color bundles

For the Love of Luxe

James Point, an online store based in Maine, was founded by Kathleen Kurjanowicz. Her love for simplicity, organization, sophistication, high quality and luxury was the inspiration behind the launch of this business. Her goal was... more »
Period Six Studio display

A Focus on Flexibility

Period Six Studio is a mother-daughter owned business that specializes in local and American-made merchandise. This artisan store began as the result of their shared love for shopping together. Period Six... more »
Charms from Amy Catherine Designs

Amy Catherine Designs

Amy Catherine Designs is a woman-owned business located in Texas that creates custom charms and accessories. Owner Amy Hughes has been in business for over a decade and has created diverse lines, including a tween... more »
Salt + Water Company product bath salts

Salt + Water Company

Salt + Water Company was founded on a mission to offer products “that people could trust.” Parris Hickman, owner, launched this online business in October. Hickman explained that the business not only is a retailer... more »

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