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Five Ways to Calm Yourself During the Holidays

Sometimes peace of mind can be discovered in counting blessings with a pot of tea and good friends. Ringing phones clash in your head like security alarms; order forms are strung up like holly garland; and the incessant ticking of … Continue reading

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Seven Overlooked Holiday Opportunities

1. Contract with hair and nail salons to create mini holiday baskets to sell to salon customers using the salon’s products.  In addition to outright sales, these baskets can be given as gifts to their “special” customers. Think small (i.e. nail … Continue reading

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Impulse Purchases

Can gift baskets sell well as impulse items? Yes, when the price point is bearable and the design tempts the buyer. Here, a small pumpkin and harvest container is filled with cocoa, fudge and carmels — the perfect pick-up gift … Continue reading

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New Year Planning

  New Year’s Strategic Planning: Don’t Let A Goliath Get In Your Way One look at the calendar and you know you should be putting the final finish on your Year strategic planning. But, let’s be honest. Most of us … Continue reading

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Christmas Charm by Boxco

So how many days to Christmas? Well if you’re starting with today, 57 more days remain An to add to the excitement of the season, Boxco has released a design bonanza for creative gift designers. To see different ideas go … Continue reading

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First and Main Valentine Collection

“Valentine’s Day represents huge business for the plush market,” said Brad Holes, First & Main president. “Each year we strive to deliver high-quality designs at attractive price points our retailers have come to expect from us. We are thrilled to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

  May the Joy of the Season be Yours!

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Christmas Table Sets

Christmas colors are part of the seasons as well as the food .  When you combine the two you create for your customers an opportunity for a beautiful table setting which enhances surrounding tables throughout the season.

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Back to School Treats

School start up gives parents to thank a teacher in advance for their hard work during the school year. Show these designs and parents will get the “good idea”.

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