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Is Your Social Media Plan Ready For 2015?

Most retailers managing social media know the rules are constantly changing. But 2015 promises major shifts in how small businesses can effectively use sites such as Facebook. Social media expert Crystal Vilkaitis urges retailers to take a step back, make solid plans and create sound strategies for posting and engaging shoppers this year. Continue reading

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In This Month’s

  • Gifts $15 Or More
  • Kitchen-Related
  • Gift Books
  • Candles
  • Signs/Plaques
  • Apparel
  • Highest Markups
  • Personal Care

State pride remains a hot area, with gift books getting in on the action. Many of our reporting retailers cited Sourcebooks' Santa is Coming series as a bestseller.

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