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  • LAS VEGAS – There was something in the air in Las Vegas this year—and it wasn’t just the rain that poured down during the first two days of this year’s ABC Kids Expo, Sept. 7-11. The market for juvenile toys, fashion, accessories, bedding—and some things for parents too—is not slowing down, which was evident in ABC’s uptick in exhibitors from 2013 at this year’s show with nearly 1,000 exhibitors and 3,300 booths.
  • DALLAS—Interior designer Julia Buckingham of Buckingham Interiors + Design has joined Global Views’ roster of noted designers.
  • Every dinner party needs an elegant beverage sever. The aqua Barrel Pitcher features a classic shape and ice lip. It is mouth blown and handcrafted of lead-free cased glass.
  • Future market dates for 2015 through 2018
  • The Basmati gift set includes a set of three tea towels in a navy basket.
  • DALLAS—Dallas Market Center and Accessories Resource Team (ART) have revealed the 26th Annual ARTS Awards finalists.
  • DENVER— The Denver Gift Show has announced its 2105 winter show dates.
  • Freshen up your greeting cards offerings and get ready for trick-or-treat fun with A.Favorite Designs’ selection
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  • Pamela Brill

    Talking Walnut

    Pamela Brill

    September 17, 2014

    Brain Candy: Lunchbox Love

    On my kids’ first day of school, I included a handwritten note in each of their lunch boxes. It was the first time I’d done anything like that, but thought it was a nice way to start off the year. Despite my efforts, my missives were met with mixed reviews. “Why did you send me a letter?,” inquired my first grader, who then went off to play without waiting for an answer (clearly, my gesture was lost on her). “Thanks for your note,” my 10-year-old offered later that day, and then told me about a classmate of hers whose ...

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  • Carol L Schroeder

    Savvy Store Solutions

    Carol Schroeder

    September 16, 2014

    Meaningful Rewards

    More and more retailers are having their employees ask shoppers to go online to fill in a customer satisfaction survey when they get home. I’ve asked whether this information garners any benefits to the person handling my transaction, and often the response is that the individual can get a special recognition if they have a high ranking. One young man told me that the reward he was being offered was a gold name tag. Really. Why would an employee struggling to get by on retail wages (and we all know that jobs in retail pay less than we would ...

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  • Carol L Schroeder

    Savvy Store Solutions

    Carol Schroeder

    September 8, 2014

    Showing Support

    Life does not always go smoothly for those we care about, and this includes members of our staff. The way that your store handles a crisis in the life of an employee can have a long-time impact on how that individual feels about working for you. When you hear about a staff illness or medical emergency, or death of a loved one, it’s important to ascertain whether the employee involved wants it to be common knowledge. If not, we feel it is essential that we can be trusted to keep his or her confidence. But if it’s OK ...

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