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  • Blog: Oprah's Favorite Things

    New! 7 Ivystone Brands Featured on Oprah’s Favorite Things 2022

    Posted: 11/8/2022
    Oprah Winfrey’s annual Favorite Things list was released for 2022, selecting 104 gifts spanning multiple categories. We are proud to work with 7 brands that made the list this year.

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  • Video: Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

    New! Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

    Posted: 10/26/2022
    Ivystone CEO Doug Cofiell shares industry trends heading into the 4th quarter that will impact the disposable income of consumers shopping at local gift and home retailers in the coming months.

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  • Trend Skinimalism

    New! Skinimalism: The Newest Beauty Trend

    Posted: 10/13/2022
    Skinimalism emphasizes being yourself and not hiding the features that make you, you. The trend aims to normalize what many people might consider negative features, ie. blemishes, beauty marks, dark circles, and more.

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Shows & Showrooms

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Plan Your Market Like a Pro

Plan Your Market Like a Pro

Zack & Katie of Creative by Nature just might be the most organized market attendees you've ever met. Learn their keys to a successful buying experience.

Music is a Powerful Retail Tool

Music is a Powerful Retail Tool

Ivystone CEO, Doug Cofiell, knows music is a powerful retail tool. Customers can feel positive, confident, and happy making their purchases just by hearing the right tunes, he keeps this in mind as he curates the Ivystone Showroom Playlists.


 

Products & Trends

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2023 Holiday Trend Predictions

2023 Holiday Trend Predictions

It’s never too early for you to be thinking about Holiday 2023. Our team had the pleasure of talking with product development teams from several brands to identify the themes and trends that are revving up for 2023.

Community Spotlights

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5 Mental Health Tips for Retailers

5 Mental Health Tips for Retailers

If the idea of prioritizing your own mental health feels overwhelming - then that's probably your sign that you need to do it. Discover five mental health tips geared especially for independent retailers that we've gathered straight from conversations with retailers.

Sophistiplate Brand Spotlight

Sophistiplate Brand Spotlight

We had the pleasure of talking to Dan Seehoff, part of the father/son duo behind Sophistiplate to discuss what makes Sophistiplate unique and what it is like being a father/son team in the gift industry.