Gifts & Decorative Accessories - Gift Industry News, Markets, Trends & Products
The National Retail Federation and Ascential PLC, parent company of the World Retail Congress announced a global partnership to bring together their long-standing, convening power around the world. More
Imports set a second all-time monthly record high this summer as retailers brought in merchandise for the busy holiday season, and are continuing at unusually high levels this month, according to the monthly Global Port Tracker report released today by the National Retail Federation and Hackett Associates. More
Las Vegas Market announced that it will present a free non-profit retailer webinar, “Selling to Millennials,” on Oct. 24, 2017 as part of its ongoing collaboration with the Association for Healthcare Volunteer Resources Professionals, Museum Store Association and Zoo & Aquarium Buyers Group. More
In an effort to connect even more artisans with retailers seeking one-of-a-kind designs and other unique finds at its regional gift shows, Urban Expositions will launch Artisan Alley at the Winter 2018 Philadelphia Gift Show (January 5-8) and Seattle Gift Show (January 20-23). More
OAK BROOK, ILL. AND SOMERVILLE, MASS., Oct. 3, 2017 – Ace Hardware Corporation and The Grommet, announced that Ace Hardware has completed its acquisition of a majority stake in e-commerce startup, The Grommet. More
In her Gifts and Decorative Accessories story, Brooklyn Comes to Maine, Retail Visual Design Consultant, Linda Cahan, uses Tayla Mac, Kittery, ME, to exemplify her idea of well balanced visual design and merchandising in a retail store. More
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AmericasMart ICON 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.
This week’s editor’s picks are pet-inspired for animal lovers who may or may not feed their furry friends from the table.