15 episodes

Join the Gifts & Decorative Accessories editorial team as they chat about the latest news and product trends, plus interview special guests. This lively discussion reveals the personalities behind one of the leading magazines in the gift industry. For more than a century, GDA has brought its audience key insights and stylish finds through multiple platforms, from print to market events. Now experience the brand on the go with a fun, modern twist.

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Join the Gifts & Decorative Accessories editorial team as they chat about the latest news and product trends, plus interview special guests. This lively discussion reveals the personalities behind one of the leading magazines in the gift industry. For more than a century, GDA has brought its audience key insights and stylish finds through multiple platforms, from print to market events. Now experience the brand on the go with a fun, modern twist.

    The Holiday Shopping Lowdown

    The Holiday Shopping Lowdown

    With the major winter holidays just around the corner, the GDA editorial team breaks down holiday shopping data by generation and Oprah’s 2019 Favorite Things List. Plus, find out the latest tech and trends in smart eyewear and hear about Alex’s unique customer experiences during a recent visit to Turkey.

    • 29 min
    Seeing 20/20

    Seeing 20/20

    The GDA editorial staff chats about the hottest product trends for 2020 and gives a sneak peek at some of the highlights from the 2020 Gift Book Consumer Survey. Special guest Michael Hurley, from the Strategic Insights team, joins the group to discuss surprising stats. Plus, get the latest news and the details on an American tea plantation that grows blends specifically for specialty retail shops.

    • 41 min
    Spooky Spending This Way Comes

    Spooky Spending This Way Comes

    The Gifts & Decorative Accessories editorial team discusses Halloween spending predictions and frightful finds, as well as fair-trade chocolate in honor of Fair Trade Month. Plus hear from Chair of Gift for Life and CEO of Fine Lines Matt Katzenson on dino-mite details for January’s Party for Life.

    • 29 min
    Controversial Conversations

    Controversial Conversations

    With new online wholesale models budding, the GDA editorial team discusses the latest news and opinions of Faire and ModMart, which debuts in October. Get caught up on other gift news, including Senior Editor Alex Herring’s trip to Honduras with Bridgewater and the dish on Burton + Burton’s new school in Rwanda. Then, listen in on the popularity of divorcee gifts—a trend that’s been going strong since the 80s—and the top five consumer shopping trends you should use to your advantage.

    • 36 min
    What’s Cooking in the Gift Industry

    What’s Cooking in the Gift Industry

    The Gifts & Decorative Accessories editorial team discusses the latest news, including tips for weathering the tariff storm, plus preparing for colder temps ahead with baking accessories, setting the table for the holidays and more. Plus, hear from Dan Caro, senior director of product management for Whereoware.

    • 44 min
    Gender Neutrality and Alternate Spirituality

    Gender Neutrality and Alternate Spirituality

    Get the latest news about the new location for the 2020 Retailer Excellence Awards, plus the GDA team gets deep as they discuss the latest trend of gender neutrality and gender-neutral gifts. Get the dish on the latest game-day finds and alternate-spirituality gifts, as well, then listen in for a little more on Lenise’s interview with Jamie Bianchini, CEO of LuDela smart candles.
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    • 36 min

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