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  • Our 2022 Holiday Wish List

    New! Our 2022 Holiday Wish List

    Posted: 9/26/2022
    Deliver like Santa this holiday season. Explore a range of gifts perfect for foodies, plant lovers, trendsetters, and everyone in between.

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  • Retailtainment: Experiential Retail Ideas

    New! Retailtainment: Experiential Retail Ideas

    Posted: 9/25/2022
    In-store retail events are an excellent way to build community around your business, engage with customers, and generate revenue.

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  • Food Trends with Lisa Lewis

    New! Video: Food Trends with Lisa Lewis

    Posted: 9/22/2022
    Lisa Lewis, Regional Sales Manager at Stonewall Kitchen, joins us to discuss food trends and how they are shaping the ways we entertain.

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Our 2022 Holiday Wish List

Our 2022 Holiday Wish List

Deliver like Santa this holiday season. Explore a range of gifts perfect for foodies, plant lovers, trendsetters, and everyone in between.

Retailtainment: Experiential Retail Ideas

Retailtainment: Experiential Retail Ideas

In-store retail events are an excellent way to build community around your business, engage with customers, and generate revenue. In fact, according to the Event Marketing Institute, 87% of consumers claim to purchase a brand’s products after having attended one of their in-store events.

Food Trends

Food Trends

Lisa Lewis, Regional Sales Manager at Stonewall Kitchen, joins us to discuss food trends and how they are shaping the ways we entertain.

Buying Guide: Tasteful Trends

Buying Guide: Tasteful Trends

Consumers are moving away from seeing food as purely a caloric necessity. Increasingly, consumers see their food as an opportunity for an experience in terms of tastes, textures, and social gatherings. From charcuterie boards to gourmet gifts, food trends continue to evolve.

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.

Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

Ivystone CEO Doug Cofiell shares industry trends that will impact demand, affect inventory availability, and require careful attention to pricing for gift and home retailers in the coming months.

Indaba Brand Spotlight

Indaba Brand Spotlight

We had the pleasure of talking to Alison Gillespie about what makes Indaba unique and her experience as one half of a mother-daughter duo in the gift and home industry.

Home Textile Trends

Home Textile Trends

72% of consumers say one thing they value more now than they did pre-pandemic is a comfortable home, and textiles go a long way toward helping set the mood of a space. Able to be utilized in endless combinations, textiles can help make any home feel warm and personal.

Home Decor Trends

Home Decor Trends

Rebecca Mattie, Vice President of Design at Napa Home and Garden, joins us to discuss product and style trends, as we've shifted in recent years to utilize our homes differently.