Products & Trends

Nourishing Profits: The Strategic Role of Gourmet Foods & Gifts

Nourishing Profits: The Strategic Role of Gourmet Foods & Gifts

The charm of custom, localized, and name-drop products is not just a trend; it's a strategic move that aligns seamlessly with the distinctive nature of independent retail. Explore why incorporating these products into your assortment can be a game-changer, discover well-known brands that make customization a breeze, and find inspiration from independent retailers that are incorporating these products into their assortments.

January 2024: Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

January 2024: Industry Update with Doug Cofiell

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.

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.

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.