Best practices for independent gift retailers
NEW YORK – Debuting at the October 17-20th New York Tabletop Market will be two new showrooms, three newly remodeled and relocated showrooms and the completed renovation of the 41 Madison lobby, Buyer’s Lounge and building façade. More
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index, which had increased in July, improved further in August. More
Just like retailers, vendors are constantly reinventing themselves at markets, hoping to attract new customers to their wares. But unlike many retailers, vendors have the budget to hire cutting-edge designers to re-imagine their showroom spaces. If you attended Las Vegas Market, you likely left inspired to try something new with your displays. If you didn’t make it to Las Vegas, this countdown is for you. More
In the first study of its kind, Interaction Metrics examined the point-of-purchase surveys for 51 of the largest retailers (companies like Lowe's, Ace Hardware and Wal-Mart). More
WASHINGTON, May 17, 2017 – Consumers say they will spend more than ever on graduation gifts this year as they stuff greeting cards with gift cards and cash, according to the annual survey released today by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. More
BETHESDA, MD – The Empire State Official Store by Dufry Company, World Duty Free, opened the doors to its refurbished space on May 11, 2016. 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.
Grab a blanket—this week’s Editor’s Picks feature autumn-themed prints, colors and fragrances, just in time for fall.