2020 Issues

Smart Retailer December 2020

10 Stocking Stuffers and More
22 Valentine’s & St. Patrick’s Day Gifts & Décor
30 Weddings & Gift Shops
34 Clean Up on Sales: Soaps, Balms, Lotions, and More
16 2021 Winter Show Preview
38 Branding Your Store to Increase Sales
40 Business Briefs
42 Make It Local. Make It By Hand. Make It Work!
44 Peddler’s Mercantile
47 News Roundup from Smart-Retailer.com

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Smart Retailer July 2020

10 Something for Everyone: An eclectic mix of popular products for even “hard-to-buy-for” friends and family.
14 Jolly Christmas & Winter Décor
22 Gourmet Food to Delight Dinner Guests
28 Entertaining in Style: Find top-drawer décor here.
34 Gifts for Men: Men like practical things they can use in their man cave or on-the-go.
40 Impulse Buys & Stocking Stuffers: Impulse gifts are great profit boosters.
46 Atlanta Market Summer 2020 Preview
50 Las Vegas Market Summer 2020 Preview
54 Is 2020 the Year of Community?
60 Going Green: Learn the three R’s of being budget wise and eco-friendly.
62 Retailer Spotlight: Feltz’s Dairy Store

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Smart Retailer May/June 2020

10 Home Is Where the Heart Is: Clean up on soap, candles, and décor items.
14 Bed, Bath & Bubbles: Your customers will love these décor and body products.
20 Spooktacular Halloween & Fall Products
24 Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap
26 Purr-fect Pet Products
32 Time Management and Delegation: It’s crucial that you spend your time efficiently, focusing on the tasks that only you can do and delegating the rest.
36 More Bright Ideas: Solving lighting problems doesn’t necessarily require expensive remodeling.
42 The Paris Market: A Place That Sparks Wanderlust
46 Five Tips for Ensuring Your Social Media Content Reaches Your Audience

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Smart Retailer March/April 2020

10 Shining a Light: A pleasing assortment of colorful candles and fabulous fragrances.
12 Trend Watch: Candles & Scents to Melt the Heart
22 Patriotic & Made in USA: True Blue Products for Your Store
28 Children & Babies Merchandise: A Growing Category for Profits
34 Let’s Get Real About Prices: Discover how to leverage value rather than price to compete against chain stores.
40 Bright Ideas: Learn the basics of general, accent, and natural lighting and how to plan an upgrade.
42 Retailer Spotlight:
Alyssa’s: A One-Stop Shopping Extravaganza in Florida’s Panhandle

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Smart Retailer February 2020

10 Color Your World: Brighten your shop with an explosion of colors to the dull grays of winter.
12 Get the Upper Hand With Handmade Goods
18 Celebrate Faith: Inspirational & Confirmation Gifts
20 Making the Grade: Gifts for Graduation
22 Las Vegas Market FIRST LOOK — Winter 2020
26 Kalamazoo Candle Company
28 Marketing to Current and Lapsed Customers
38 Floors With a Flourish
42 Pufferbellies Toys & Books: An Award-Winning Toy Retailer

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Smart Retailer January 2020

10 Light Up the Home With Fabulous Candles and More
14 Revel in Rustic Décor
26 A Bumper Crop of Garden & Outdoor Décor
36 Pawsitively Delightful Pet Products
50 AmericasMart Atlanta Trendwatch 2020
56 Marketing to New Customers
61 2020 Party for Life
66 Tundra: The Modern Marketplace for Savvy Wholesale Buyers
68 Planning for 2020
74 The Market on Washington: Spreading Inspiration Through Retail

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