The March/April issue is packed with pages of news, views, and hot products.
IN OUR FAIR FOCUS SECTION: we preview London Stationery Show and Exclusively Show.
IN OUR PRODUCT FOCUS SECTION: we turn the spotlight on gifts for garden centres, men’s and Father’s Day gifts, licensed gifts, giftable stationery, and fashion accessories.
IN OUR SUPPLIER FOCUS SECTION: we catch up with Museums & Galleries, Price’s Candles, Exacompta Clairefontaine, Ivyline, BOLTZE, Designworks Collective, and Paddywax.
IN OUR RETAIL INTERVIEWS SECTION: we talk to British Garden Centres, Burston Garden Centre, and Bents Garden & Home.
IN OUR TRADE TALK SECTION: suppliers discuss the role of garden centres as a destination for gift shopping, and predict what trends will be big news on the green retail scene this year.
IN OUR RETAILERS’ PANEL SECTION: we ask independent retailers to share their Spring Fair experiences and reveal what caught their eye, from new suppliers and stand-out products to some surprise finds.
PLUS: There’s pages of must-read opinions from our regular columnists: Bira (British Independent Retailers Association) CEO Andrew Goodacre; Retail100 Consulting director and co-founder Elaine Hooper; Yarnton Home and Garden head of brand and home, gift, food and toy buyer Bryony Taylor-Edwards; and Cathy Frost, owner of Loveone gift shop in Ipswich.
RETAILERS AND SUPPLIERS: We are happy to hear from readers who would like to take part in our features, interviews and news pages. Please email Editor Clare Turner at firstname.lastname@example.org.
COMING UP NEXT: THE MAY/JUNE ISSUE OF GIFTS TODAY INCLUDES:
- Glee Preview
- Home & Gift Sneak Peek
- Exclusively Show Preview
- Gifts For Women
- Engagement & Wedding Gifts
- Giftable Stationery
- At Home (home interiors & accessories)
- In Style (fashion accessories)
- New Products
- Looking For: a new feature responding to a request from a retailer. For this issue we will be looking for: guinea pig-themed gifts.
SUPPLIERS: To advertise in the next issue, please contact Gifts Today Publisher Mark Horsnell at email@example.com