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THE GIFTBEAT INTERVIEW

Use Displays To Add Value To Merchandise

Creating great displays is much more complex than just grabbing attention. Communicating the mission of your business — and the value you’ve added to merchandise you carry — must also be part of the outcome. Visual merchandising expert Seanette Corkill shares how to see the big picture while also adding details that will make visuals pop. Continue reading
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Use Custom Offerings To Counter Online Sales

As retailers look for ways to counter e-commerce sales, their focus has shifted to quality, one-of-a-kind product that can't be found online. Custom goods fit that criterion perfectly. From Christmas towels to T-shirts celebrating local pride, retailers are promoting custom products to differentiate their stores and encourage customers to shop locally. Continue reading

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  • Summer/Seasonal
  • Message Gifts
  • Stationery Accessories
  • Non-Jar Candles
  • T-shirts
  • Fashion Accessories
  • Reorders
  • Personal Care

TRENDING NOW:
While coloring books and related products were all the rage in Stationery Accessories last year, this year it's back to basics: note cards, journals and planners.

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