Everyone knows what a wind chime is and how it works, but what if you wanted one inside your home? The answer can be found at Sunblossom Solar Gifts, a producer of unique and patented giftware utilizing light for it to function. “My business partner and CEO, John Turi, got the idea while on a […]
It’s no secret that “green” is red hot. You’ve surely noticed the marketing campaigns and retail trends that appeal to consumers’ eco-conscience, and small businesses can’t afford to ignore the profit possibilities. Here’s something else you already know: the big boys have cornered the discount goods market. There’s no way to top the buying power […]
The first thing customers do when they see recycled movie film handbags is smile and say something like, “OMG,” or, “I can’t believe it,” or, “Wow, I know someone who this bag would be perfect for!” Then they spend at least several minutes, and often longer, trying to figure out what movies they recognize in […]
The nation’s largest retailer is taking further steps toward an environmentally sound business model–specifically by evaluating its supply chain.
It happens nearly every time; whether it is at a street fair, the New York Fashion Boutique Show, a store, or a Grateful Dead show, the first thing a person does when they encounter products made from 100 percent hemp fabric is pick it up and smell it.
Department store chain Kohl’s—the number-one ranking retailer as far as green power purchases—has gone to the next level.
People agree that there are two major product sectors that will experience growth, in a marketplace that has seen general declines in retail sales.
Conserving natural resources has become essential for a competitive economy in the 21st century. The economy and environment go hand-in-hand.