REA Tickets

REA Tickets

Celebrate Retail and Gift Industry excellence at the 65th annual REAs! Registration is open so be sure to get your tickets before they sell out. The REAs will be held Sunday August 21, 2016 at The Lighthouse on Chelsea Piers. Cocktail Hour starts at 6:00 pm. Don’t miss out on the Gala Event of the Summer!

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  • Carol L Schroeder

    Savvy Store Solutions

    Carol Schroeder

    July 26, 2016

    A Smile is Not Enough!

    “I don’t want someone who’s just friendly—I want someone who is knowledgeable,” posted a consumer in the comment section in a blog about what customers want. As we all know, a cheerful staff is an important part of making customers feel welcome. But having a well-trained sales staff is a key means of differentiating your store from a big box or chain store. And it takes a lot for employees to know more than today’s consumers, who have often studied up on a product online before coming into the store. Staff training is an ongoing process ...

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Wrapped Winter

Wrapped Winter 2016

Missed something at winter markets? GDA Editors have you covered.  Retailer insights, award galas, product intros...it's all here in Wrapped! Click here to read.

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  • GDA Video Services at Market

    Summer Markets are coming!

    Summer Markets are coming! Gifts & Decorative Accessories can help get your products in front of all your customers, even those who couldn’t make it to market. Contact us today for more information or to schedule your showroom video. Nancy Wolkow, Publisher: nwolkow@giftsanddec.com 646-417-2483

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