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Small Tweaks Can Boost Your Bottom Line

Making New Year’s resolutions won’t really help you be successful in 2016, says Cathy Donovan Wagner, a former specialty retailer and founder of RETAILMavens consulting. Instead of setting lofty goals, she advises taking time to appreciate what you’ve done well in your business before enacting concrete changes. Continue reading

Show Season Gets Rolling With Upbeat Tone

If you had to pick a few words to describe the Atlanta show last month, “upbeat” and “steady” would probably be good choices. Traffic held up throughout the week and into the weekend, as buyers came off a good Christmas, ready to find new items to stock their shelves. Continue reading

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  • $15 Or More, Cost
  • Signs/Plaques
  • Gift Books
  • Candles
  • Kitchen-Related
  • Message Jewelry
  • Apparel
  • Personal Care

It's a strong month for coloring books, as the category dominates the top spots in Gift Books, along with inspirational titles.

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