THE GIFTBEAT INTERVIEW
Focus Helps Norman’s Grow To 46 Stores
Many gift retailers can say the business is in their blood, but not many can show that the lineage goes back more than 75 years — and has flourished to include 46 locations. Meet Howard Henschel, president and CEO of The Norman Group.
Zulily Sets Sights On Online Boutique Shopping
Move over, Amazon. There’s a new threat in town. Unlike other shopping sites, online retailer Zulily focuses on the boutique shopping experience, promising to discover “unique and different” products. That’s enough to keep independent retailers up at night.