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Gift for Life adds two to Board of Directors

Gift for Life, the gift, stationery and home decor industries’ sole national charitable organization, announced today that Ari Lowenstein and Michelle Manninghamhave joined its board of directors. “These new board members will bring an infusion of energy and industry knowledge to our board... READ MORE »

Jean creators are now making stylish stationery

It's officially fall now, and we've been stocking up on sweaters and boots like we are preparing for a fall-pocalypse. But it's time to switch gears, just for a second, and make sure our desks are fully loaded with stylish stationery to get us through the season. Luckily, Emily Current and Me... READ MORE »

Retailers are hiring for the holidays, but are there enough workers?

The help wanted signs for seasonal jobs are out, but finding enough workers may be more difficult for the nation's biggest retailers in an increasingly tight labor market. With unemployment under 4 percent, there is little slack in the job market, making quality employees looking for seasonal wor... READ MORE »

Card publisher says ‘Cheers’ with sober greetings

The company was co-founded by Lucy Wilkins and Sara Bender, to offer choice to those wishing to send greetings with no alcohol inference. Above: We Are In Good Company’s co-founders Lucy Wilkins (left) and Sara Bender. As Lucy and Sara point out, going  ‘alcohol-free’ is beco... READ MORE »

ST Editor appears in Whom You Know

Our Editor-in-Chief Sarah Schwartz switched from interviewer to subject in a September 19 Movers and Shakers column from Peachy Deegan. Click here to read it for yourself in Whom You Know!... READ MORE »

Product Pick of the Week

So, we know it's not winter yet, but these bars from Sweeter Cards has us ready for the snowy season! ... READ MORE »

Retailers could ring up more than $1.1 trillion in holiday sales, topping last year

Retail sales are expected to grow between 5 and 5.6 percent from a year ago, according to Deloitte's annual retail sales forecast for the holiday season. Sales between November of last year and January 2018 climbed 5 percent, totaling $1.05 trillion, according to data from the U.S... READ MORE »

Count on OKI to lend a hand

OKI Data Americas is happy to help customers who have been impacted by Hurricane Florence. As companies struggle to pick up the pieces and get back to business, OKI would like to offer support for essential printing needs.  If equipment has been damaged or you are experiencing power outages and re... READ MORE »

LOUIE Awards Call for Entries open now

Call for Entries Now Open! The 2019 LOUIE Awards are now accepting submissions! The LOUIEs is the definitive greeting card competition that annually recognizes the best the industry has to offer. This year will be particularly exciting as we are hosting the LOUIE celebration in conjunction wit... READ MORE »

Dallas Market Center shifts dates for January 2020

Dallas Market Center has announced a strategic shift of its January market dates for 2020. The Total Home & Gift Market will shift to January 8-14, 2020; Lightovation: Dallas International Lighting Show will take place January 8-12, 2020; and Apparel & Accessories Market will take place Janu... READ MORE »

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