Gift Book


From exclusive Consumer Research to what's trending and why across gift/home categories, the 2018 Gift Book provides consumer and industry insights designed to help inform retail decisions in the coming year. See Details!


  • The Art of Collecting

    Decades of Growth: The Art of Collecting

    Hummels, Precious Moments figurines, Willow Tree angels, Ty beanie babies…we all have something we collect, but why? The GDA edit team delves into the popularity of collecting, the psychology behind it, plus favorite collectibles. Sponsored by Vera Bradley.

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    November 17, 2017

    This Week's Picks: A Pocket Giraffe, A Citrus Candle Tin, Sweet Hand Milk Lotion and More

    Find out how Cammie combats dry skin in the winter and what Lenise always keeps in her purse. Each week, our GDA team shares awesome gift picks and why they rock. Some of our favorites this week include a trusty tool, organic hand lotion, a soy wax candle tin and a plushy pink unicorn.  Lenise Willis’ Pick: Pocket Giraffe Some ladies may carry a pup in their purse, but I carry a giraffe…and a bear, and a rhino…Actually, it’s my Animal Multi-Tool by Kikkerland and it ensures that I always have a nail file, bottle opener, screwdriver ...

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    November 10, 2017

    This Week's Picks: Unicorn Party Décor, Fairy-Tale Crystals, A Floral Journal and More

    See what Lenise can't travel without, plus how Anne-Marie's daughter's birthday turned out. Every week, our GDA team gets to try out awesome new products and write about why we love them. Some of our favorites this week include cupcake toppers, a travel spray hand sanitizer, a beautiful notebook, and a fashionable statement piece.  Anne-Marie Earl's Pick: Making Birthday Magic For special occasions, I want to make, what I refer to as, “holiday magic” for my daughter. She’s two years old and is really starting to understand those special days, which is a ton of ...

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GDA Cover September 2017

See the September 2017 issue of Gifts & Dec.  We look at how Millennials are changing the tabletop industry, plus what retailers can do to reduce theft. Get details!

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AmericasMart ICON Honorees

ICON videos of honorees

Excellence and superior achievement in the home and gift industry were recognized in July at AmericasMart's eighth annual ICON Honors. Enjoy these video stories celebrating the 2017 award recipients: Spicher and Company, Bloomingville, Wolf Gourmet, Her Majesty's English Tea Room, Kurt S. Adler, Inc., and Chris Rosse, Rosse and Associates. See the videos!