How Did Your Small Business Perform in 2012?

There’s been much talk lately about the fiscal cliff, the state of U.S. employment, tax legislation, and how it will all affect small businesses in 2013. 2012 proved to be a mixed year for small businesses, and as the nation looks forward to the new year, it’s also important to reflect on the past while planning for the future. via: How Did Small Business Perform in 2012? [INFOGRAPHIC] … Read More

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Independent Retailers + SnapFinds=Success! SnapRetail Launches SnapFinds Nationwide

Now this is something for independent retailers to really get excited about! SnapRetail launches new tool -SnapFinds-to support local retailers by bringing consumer traffic into stores! SnapFinds is a transaction-based platform that allows local retailers to sell daily offers online using their own email lists, and Facebook and Twitter connections. The offers are presented as coming from the local retailer, not a third party. This strategy leverages the strong relationship that exists already with a local retailer and their customers, and … Read More

Need More Customers? 3 Ways to Attract Them

Small businesses, approximately 4.5 million, are Main Street small businesses. These are the dry cleaners, independent retailers, mechanics and medical clinics that form the fabric of our communities. Main Street busi … Read More

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

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 … [Read More...]

Ivystone Atlanta Showroom Video-Summer 2016

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 … [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 … [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...]