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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. Continue reading
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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. Continue reading

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  • Inspirational Gifts
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Jewelry
  • Children's Gift/Toy

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Frozen is hot! The Disney blockbuster is translating into strong sales this quarter, from plush to books to toys. Our Stocking Stuffers and Children's Gift/Toy charts share bestsellers.

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