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  • NEW YORK—Orrefors Kosta Boda is returning to 41 Madison after a 10-year absence. Just in time for The New York Tabletop Market, October 21-24, 2014.
  • Maximal Art maximizes on the pearl trend with this glamorous Gator & Pearl bracelet.
  • NEW YORK – The impact of knock-off products on the industry was part of a lengthy panel discussion presented by Be Originals Americas, an organization that explores questions surrounding original design, plagiarism and intellectual property, during this summer's NY Now show in New York.
  • Mud Pie’s linen towel features a moveable lapel pink so one can mark where their home is.
  • Foreside Home & Garden’s truck planter brings country charm to store displays. Bring it to life with a bouquet of wildflowers.
  • TULSA, OK—Products from Nikki Chu Home for Imax will be showcased on Girlfriend Intervention, a new primetime series from Lifetime.
  • FRANKFURT, Germany—The United States will be the Partner Country at Ambiente in 2015 and Messe Frankfurt has revealed a preview of the presentation set to debut at the fair in February.
  • ATLANTA –Douglas Broward has been named executive vice president of marketing at AmericansMart.
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  • Pamela Brill

    Talking Walnut

    Pamela Brill

    August 27, 2014

    Building Bonanza: Jenga Giant

    I consider myself to be a person who’s big on words. I can appreciate the choices different writers make in their work, and can sympathize with their struggles to perfect their craft into something that is both informative and engaging. Oh, and spelling counts. OK, in all seriousness, I know that all word play should have some element of fun in it. And what better way to maximize that fun factor than with Jenga Giant, a game that let takes the fine art of careful balancing to an entirely new level–and builds on it with the addition of ...

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  • Carol L Schroeder

    Savvy Store Solutions

    Carol Schroeder

    August 26, 2014

    Meet Your Maker

    The Grommet had a large exhibit in the lobby of the recent NY NOW gift show -- and as the company literature promised, this meant that you could “purchase and manage orders from multiple Makers in one place.” So what is a Maker? This relatively new term refers to a craftsperson or artisan who creates engineered products such as those using electronics of 3-D printing. The implication is that the maker has a small operation, either hand-making each item or using machinery to produce merchandise on a very small scale. Maker culture stems from the first Maker Faire held in San ...

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  • Pamela Brill

    Talking Walnut

    Pamela Brill

    August 14, 2014

    Creativity Craze: The Complete Book of Activities

    It’s the first rainy day we’ve had in weeks, and somehow, it’s oddly comforting. Staying indoors practically forces me to hunker down, brew a cup of tea and watch the raindrops fall. And yet, when you add kids to that equation, it suddenly becomes a different story. Lucky for us, my 6-year-old had a puppet-making class at our local library this morning that helped save the day. On our way out, we stopped by a table of books featuring kids’ crafts, an ideal way to extend the creative experience back at home. While we perused several noteworthy ...

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Retailer Webinar Series

GDA Webinar

If you missed the chance to attend Gifts and Decorative Accessories' live webinar, "Merchandi$ing for $ucce$$," you can view a recorded version of the event. This session featured Liz White, owner of retailer Mason & Madison, and Casey Simmons, owner of retailer STUFF.  Both speakers discuss the best ways to grow and market your retail business.

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