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  • Nourishing Profits

    New! Nourishing Profits: The Strategic Role of Gourmet Foods & Gifts

    Posted: 2/13/2024
    Explore how the strategic incorporation of gourmet foods and gifts elevates customer experience, fosters loyalty, and drives sustained revenue growth.

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  • Winter Market Must-Haves

    New! Winter Market Must-Haves

    Posted: 2/1/2024
    For retailers, attending a market is a mix of excitement and stress. It's a crucial opportunity to discover new products and brands for their stores in the coming months.

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  • January 2024 Industry Update

    New! January 2024: Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

    Posted: 1/18/2024
    Ivystone CEO Doug Cofiell shares his insight into how the past few years, the current economy, and stabilizing prices are creating a favorable outlook for our gift and home retailers in the year ahead.

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Shiraleah's Style Secrets

Shiraleah's Style Secrets

Discover the secrets behind Shiraleah's unique collections! Dive into an exclusive Q&A with their marketing manager and uncover how they balance trends and timelessness.

From Chaos to Control: Inventory Management

From Chaos to Control: Inventory Management

Darlene Mitchell, Boutique Business Coach and Inventory Strategist, shares inventory management tips, tools, and strategic planning methods for independent retailers to increase sales and maximize profits.

Inventory Management for Independent Retailers

Inventory Management for Independent Retailers

Meet Darlene Mitchell, Boutique Business Coach and Inventory Specialist, and learn how she helps retailers grow through financial strategy, inventory management, and assortment planning techniques.

The Power of Gift and Subscription Boxes for Retailers

The Power of Gift and Subscription Boxes for Retailers

Gift and subscription boxes offer a myriad of benefits to retailers, ranging from enhanced customer loyalty and convenience to increased revenue streams and brand visibility. By creating personalized experiences, engaging new customers, and harnessing the power of data-driven insights, retailers can position themselves for long-term success in an ever-evolving retail landscape.

Summer Market Must-Haves

Summer Market Must-Haves

Our marketing team traveled to Dallas, Atlanta, and Las Vegas and highlighted customer favorites straight from the market floor.

Online Tools You Can Use

Online Tools You Can Use

Discover an array of powerful and user-friendly online tools that can help streamline daily tasks for your store, including AI tools, social media management, video editing, and more.

Selling for the Senses

Selling for the Senses

Incorporating sensory experiences such as offering coffee or wine in boutiques can help increase foot traffic and encourage customers to spend more time browsing the store.

July 2023 Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

July 2023 Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

Ivystone CEO Doug Cofiell shares his insight into how the current economy, combined with available technologies, will create balance for our gift and home retailers for the remainder of the year.

Personal Shopping

Personal Shopping

By offering personal shopping services, small retailers can build strong connections with customers, differentiate themselves from competitors, and potentially increase revenue while providing an exceptional shopping experience.

The Local Candle Everywhere

The Local Candle Everywhere

Customization and personalization have become increasingly popular in various industries, including the candle market. Custom candles offer a unique and personalized touch, allowing retailers to create candles that reflect their customer’s preferences.