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Smart Retailer August/September 2022

10 Something for Everyone
18 Candles & Scents
22 Home Décor
28 Cooking & Kitchen
32 Game Day Sports
34 Proactive Profitably: Tips for Taming Inflation
38 Hiring and Staffing in Today’s Retail World
44 Business Briefs
48 Tackle the Inflation Monster
50 Once Upon a Time: Boost Sales Through Storytelling
56 Studio 24E: Individual Style …
ON THE COVER: Second Nature by Hand

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Smart Retailer July 2022

10 Hot Stuff
16 Christmas/Winter Décor & Gifts
24 Impulse Buys
28 Entertaining & Tabletop
32 Gifts for Men
34 Gourmet Food
36 Beyond Convenience: Evolve with BOPIS to Maximize Profits
44 Overcoming the Shipping Crisis
52 Bosses Helping Bosses
56 Business Briefs: Indies
64 Boost Your Booth!
70 Storeowners’ Favorite Merchandise Sources: Reader Survey Results
76 Atlanta & Las Vegas Summer 2022 Markets
82 Door County Nature Works: Fine Home Furnishings & Accessories Since 1994
ON THE COVER:Bright Ideas!

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Smart Retailer May/June 2022

10 Sit Up and Take Note! – Discover fresh finds to keep customers coming back to see what’s new.
16 Bed, Bath & Personal Care
22 Fall & Halloween
30 Pet Products
34 Greeting Cards & Packaging
38 Solving the Supply Chain Bottleneck
42 Succession Planning: Preparing to Sell Your Business, Part 2
46 Business Briefs:
50 Tips & Tricks for Sourcing Online
52 Fill in the Blanks
56 Sentimental Journey
ON THE COVER: Old Town Soap Co.

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Smart Retailer March/April 2022

10 Spring Into Summer
12 Candles & Scents
18 Children & Babies
24 Patriotic & Made in USA
30 Wholesale Cash & Carry Warehouses: A Fast, Convenient Way to Stock Your Shelves
42 Succession Planning: Preparing to Sell Your Business, Part 1
48 Business Briefs:Fill in supply chains’ missing links
52 Create Positive First Impressions That Last
56 Nature’s Country Cupboard
ON THE COVER: The Vintage Pearl

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Smart Retailer January 2022

10 Looking Forward
14 Farmhouse & Primitive
22 Garden & Outdoor
30 Pet Products
36 Atlanta Market Trend Watch
44 Las Vegas Market First Look
52 Business Briefs: Hire ambitions; creating the new mall mix; a new year, a new you; who ought to automate; safety first? maybe not.
56 Small Business Grants: Innovative Funding for Independent Retailers
60 Inspiration Resources
64 2022 Social Media Calendar
68 Uptown Gifts on Main

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Smart Retailer December 2021

10 Signs of the Times
12 Personal Care Products
18 Valentine’s Day & St. Patrick’s Day Merchandise
26 Wedding Gift & Décor
32 Winter 2022 Show Preview
40 Pop-Up Shops
42 Business Briefs: Strategies that weathered the storm
44 Making New Year’s Resolutions: Review, Renew, Refresh, Resolve
46 Persnickety’s Candles and Gifts: Something for Everyone
ON THE COVER: Blossom Bucket

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