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Help Your Team Deliver Memorable Moments

Creating a customer-focused team is critical to ensuring your staff will provide great service and generate the best sales, even when you’re not around. Lynne Peer, president of Georgia-based Peer Resource Group, trains retailers to embrace customers in everything they do, helping them craft memorable moments that will build sales and shopper loyalty. Continue reading

Turn Instagram’s Popularity Into Marketing Gold

As retailers increasingly turn to social media as a marketing tool, Instagram is finding its place in their arsenal: Among our reporting retailers, 52% use Instagram to market their stores (up 16 points from last year). Of these respondents, 79% describe the platform as “very” or “somewhat” effective. Continue reading

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Categories were tracking
In This Months

  • Indoor/Seasonal
  • Outdoor/Garden
  • Mugs/Tumblers
  • Baby Gifts
  • Functional Gifts
  • Personal Accessories
  • Sentiment
  • Wine-Themed

Practicality makes its mark across multiple charts this month, as 35% of retailers report that Functional Gifts are up, from tea towels to tumblers.

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