Local Indie Retailer Spotlight: Quality Gem

Quality Gem

“I still had hair,” Dennis Janofsky responded with a laugh when asked how long his store has been open.

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OFFPRICE Las Vegas: Sneak Peek into the February Show


The secret is out. It’s time for you to bring a competitive edge to your retail store. OFFPRICE is a dynamic, order-writing trade show for professional buyers only that offers prices 20 – 70 percent below wholesale.

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The Art of Personalization Through Packaging


Although the treasures of a successful shopping trip lie within shopping bags and delivery boxes, what contains them makes them extra special.

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Unlocking the Future of Alternative Delivery Solutions


Amazon recently announced they are launching a program called Amazon Key.

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iPhone X and the Rise of AR apps

AR apps

The latest iPhone update, iOS 11, comes with augmented reality built in. The iPhone uses ARKit, a framework that allows you to easily create augmented reality apps and experiences for iPhone users.

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Local Indie Retailer Spotlight: Noteworthy Chocolates


Noteworthy Chocolates is not your regular chocolate shop. They create custom chocolate engravings with a personalized messaged from the first glance to the last bite.

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Macy’s Overhauling Rewards Program: Will it Work?


Macy’s® recently introduced a new loyalty program in hopes of boosting sales and winning back straying shoppers. The new program focuses on giving their most loyal shoppers the best rewards.

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Planning for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday always takes place the Saturday following Thanksgiving — after Black Friday and before Cyber Monday.

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Crushing on Valentine’s Day Sales

Valentine's packages

Valentine’s Day is a day for expressing love for someone by showering him or her with presents and goodies. This means a lot of business and preparation for retailers

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Local Indie Retailer Spotlight: The Gift Cottage

The Gift Cottage

Since 1991, the Gift Cottage has been a retail landmark in downtown Bethel, Connecticut. Co-owner Joan Craybas began her retail career with a flower business.

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