Atlanta Gift & Home Market – Lights, Products, Action….What a Show!

For those who attended Atlanta AmericaMart Gift & Home show you surely witnessed the energy,the abundance of great products, and most definitely the certainly the positive energy buzzing throughout this awesome trade market.  For those of you not able to attend, here is a photo recap-from fashion, to function to just plain fun, Homestyle and  Ivystone customers, reps and vendors had it all going on!   … Read More

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Leveraging Video To Successfully Market Your Small Business

Using video marketing can boost your small business exposure in many ways. Not only are videos a quick way to communicate information to your customers, they are immediately engaging and can be fun!  Feel free to get creative when making your marketing video and consider adding music to draw in your viewer. Ivystone, a national Gift and Home sales and marketing agency creates unique videos simply by utilizing a variety of Gift and Home product images along w upbeat and captivating music to promote their national showrooms-featuring a … Read More

Ivystone Introduces Laura Janelle

Ivystone is launching a new national line, Laura Janelle at the summer 2016 markets! Laura Janelle is an exciting new fashion jewelry and accessories brand developed by Cousin Corporation of America.   “We’re truly excited about Laura Janelle,” Cousin Corporation of America President Denny King said. “Great pricing, great margins for the retailer and absolutely on trend!” Laura Janelle is debuting their line featuring four unique programs available to gift shops, boutiques and a wide variety of retailers. Sleek features necklaces, … Read More

What Is Your Digital Retail Personality?

Want to find our more about your digital retail personality? Do people look to you for creative genius? Or is it your razor-sharp analytical mind that makes you an irreplaceable asset?   To learn more take the Shop.org Digital Experience Workshop retail personality quiz. With just 5 short questions, they'll tell you what kind of retail pro you are. START … Read More

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State of Retail 2016- Timetrade Report

TimeTrade recently conducted a survey of 5,444 consumers, asking in-depth questions regarding their perceptions and behaviors around retail shopping. TimeTrade also surveyed 100 senior-level decision makers in retail, asking about their plans for customer experience. What TimeTrade’s research reveals is that consumers still look to the in-store experience to make final purchasing decisions, except now their expectation for customer service is set even higher. For example, 85% of consumers report that if they try on clothes in a dressing … Read More

What Is Your Digital Retail Personality?

Want to find our more about your digital retail personality? Do people look to you for creative genius? Or is it your razor-sharp analytical mind that … [Read More...]

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State of Retail 2016- Timetrade Report

TimeTrade recently conducted a survey of 5,444 consumers, asking in-depth questions regarding their perceptions and behaviors around retail … [Read More...]

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Our 20 Billion Dollar Day of Love (Infographic)

Valentine’s Day has surpassed the football craze with total spending set to hit a record $19.7 billion, according to the National Retail Federation. Some 54.8 … [Read More...]

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Holiday 2015 Retail Sales Surge in Furniture & Apparel

Solid holiday sales results were released,  giving 2015 a happy ending for most retailers. Strong demand for furniture and women's apparel helped U.S. retail … [Read More...]

13 Step Road Map to Maximize Business Results with Hyper-Local Marketing

It's a no brainer. Local businesses that want to maximize their business results should implement hyper-local digital marketing.  Identify your most critical … [Read More...]

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Learn and Earn Word Of Mouth Marketing For Your Business

If you could master what has been identified as one of the most valuable forms of marketing, the one that most people trust above all others and the one that is … [Read More...]