October is here and retailers are ready to scare the competition away with tons of holiday deals, promotions, and most of all, products. This year’s buying season is once again looking upbeat, with October of 2018 up 5.7 percent year-over-year for holiday sales. Research is showing that consumers are doing their festive shopping earlier in […]
This past year has brought many new products and trends that captured the hearts of consumers. Overall, the US has seen booming retail sales for 2019 thus far. We saw a small dip in April where sales slipped 0.2 percent which caused some concerns, but the spring and summer months have brought money and good […]
Gift sales are like no other retail category: they include just about every kind of product, from apparel and accessories, home, gift, decor, souvenirs, and more. Plus, every retailer is a gift retailer. Even if you are not a park gift shop or a tourist town boutique, it’s guaranteed that you have sold a gift […]
People always need to buy gifts – whether for a birthday, anniversary, souvenir, or holiday, gift-giving is a year-round event. As retailers, we tend to associate gifts with the winter holiday season. However, the winter holidays make up just under half of gift givers’ annual gift spend. Shoppers spend more throughout the year on gifts […]
Souvenirs are a top-selling category for retailers across the country. Made in USA souvenirs offer shoppers a stamp of quality and assurance in supporting American workers and companies. Here are some of our favorite Made in USA souvenirs for the upcoming season. Jar Candles from More Than a Candle More Than a Candle candles are […]
Smart Bamboo combines beauty with eco in a line of luxury bedding. They sell bamboo sheets, memory foam pillows, mattresses, and their new smart adjustable beds, all made in the U.S.A.
Each winter and summer season, NY NOW®, the Market for Home, Lifestyle + Gift, takes place in New York City, the epicenter of design and commerce, and draws buyers, retailers and other industry professionals to experience an unrivaled sourcing opportunity.
The spring season is a peak gift-giving season with Mother’s Day in May, Father’s Day in June, and high school and college graduations scattered between the two months.
This summer´s must have, on-trend product: Mermaid Princess tails. Mermaid tails, which have been an online sensation for years around the world, are finally available in U.S. retail stores.
Hello Mello is a line of super soft loungewear with pieces suited for every season. “Whether you’re watching Netflix, or hanging out, Hello Mello is perfect for everyday life,” says John Mauck of DM Merchandising.