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Gift For Life, National Stationery Show team up for 6th AIDS Walk

For the sixth consecutive year, Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home décor industries’ sole national charitable organization, has partnered with the National Stationery Show to participate in AIDS Walk New York, a charity fundraiser in New York City on Sunday, May 21  – the ope... READ MORE »

Las Vegas Market forges five new industry partnerships

Las Vegas Market announced it has extended its affiliation with industry organizations to include five new partners – American Specialty Toy Retailing Association (ASTRA), Las Vegas Spa Association (LVSA), PLATIN-Latin American Alliance Sierra Pacific Crafts (SPC) and The Munce Group – f... READ MORE »

Mother’s Day spending to reach record high

Consumers say they will spend more than ever on Mother’s Day this year as they shower moms with everything from jewelry to special outings at favorite restaurants, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics. Mother’s Day shopper... READ MORE »

Brisbane company is stamping its place in the highly competitive stationery market

A Brisbane business is stamping its place in the highly competitive stationery market. Blushing Confetti is the brainchild of Ellen Powell, who launched the business in 2014 after struggling to find wedding invitations for her own big day. A graphic designer, she began designing custom ... READ MORE »

National Retail Federation ups fight against ‘job-killing’ tax proposal

House Republicans in Congress have proposed a “border adjustment tax” on all imported goods — from clothing to computers, gasoline to groceries and toys to tires. The BAT would be a new, additional tax that would drive up the prices of countless products Americans use every day. This destructi... READ MORE »

Live at NSS: demos, talks by artists and savvy retailers

The NSS Theatre at the 2017 National Stationery Show will host lively demonstrations on creative techniques for attracting customers into retail stores, as well as top retailers’ insights on trends and best new products. “The NSS Theatre is THE place for retailers to pick up ideas on fun way... READ MORE »

NSS Stationery Stories honors everyday people who make the industry great

“Stationery Stories,” a National Stationery Show (NSS) initiative celebrating the journey and experiences of people on all sides of the business, features personal narratives on how the stationery business has influenced and inspired them. More than 35 stationery store owners, buyers, designer... READ MORE »

NSS Preview: #fresh new products from emerging designers

#fresh is a curated selection of complementary stationery and lifestyle products where you will discover emerging talent unveiling on-trend products. This special section showcases young designers in business 1 - 5 years. Here, you can truly discover unique products for your store! ... READ MORE »

Greeting Card Association announces NSS benefit

Have you considered getting back into the swing of things and re-entering the National Stationery Show in 2017? Or perhaps you are a new company interested in testing the waters for the first-time? Not interested in all of the baggage or logistics that sometimes accompany exhibiting at large trade s... READ MORE »

Craft & Hobby Association rebrands as Association for Creative Industries

The Craft & Hobby Association (CHA), the premier trade association for the creative arts products industries, reveals it is rebranding as the Association For Creative Industries (AFCI). With the new brand name, AFCI launches a new story, strategic roadmap and visual identity, including a n... READ MORE »

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