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Gift Focus magazine is the UK's leading bi-monthly trade publication for the giftware industry, distributed to independent retailers, high street multiples, department stores, e-tailers, garden centres, heritage outlets and all other gift stockists.

Now the magazine also incorporates Attire Accessories, which is aimed at fashion accessory buyers. Visit the Attire Accessories website.

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Gift Focus magazine - Issue 133 - September/October 2022

Latest issue of Gift Focus magazine is available now

In this issue:

Mistletoe and wine
In the second part of our Christmas round-up we focus on further gift options for the festive season to help you capitalize on this lucrative season

Message to sender
Greeting cards are perennially best sellers, stock your store with these fantastic offerings to profit from a sure-fire pick-up purchase

Play date
Cater to a more playful consumer with this selection of toys and games…

The bling ring
Whether it's a self-gift or purchase for a family member or friend, women's jewellery never goes out of fashion in the gifting world

Autumn Fair
Autumn Fair returns with a spotlight on sustainability and newness

Simply Thank You announces new partnership with start-up Insiem

Corporate gifting company Simply Thank You has announced a major new partnership with...

Small businesses shouldn't feel pressured to take part in Black Friday

Small businesses should not feel pressured into taking part in Black Friday...

Coffee roaster Barista & Co launches new ‘HUB’ Concept

Barista & Co has launched its new HUB concept, designed to offer retailers a new concept in...

ACID and The British Millinery Association unite as Industry Partners

The British Millinery Association CIC (BMACIC) and ACID have been in dialogue...

From the editor

The shows must go on

Having recently attended Home & Gift, it feels wonderful getting to meet and greet everyone in person at the shows again. Although slightly more on the scene of late, COVID-19 is largely a thing of the past and it’s great to feel like everything is back to normal. I will be treading the aisles of Autumn Fair in September and have enjoyed putting together our preview of the event. Check out  page 55 to see what’s happening, and seeing the slew of amazing brands that will be exhibiting at the event. Autumn Fair isn’t the only show we’re focusing on this issue. We’re also throwing the spotlight on Top Drawer Autumn, Brand Licensing Europe, INDX and a post-show round-up of garden event GLEE.

Of course that’s not all, we are also focusing on our Christmas products part two, Toys & Games, Women’s Jewellery & Accessories, and Greeting Cards. That’s all topped off with our regular dose of industry news, new products and insightful business advice.

Louise Prance, Editor

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Baby gifts are perennial bestsellers and will never go out of fashion! Scion has brought its range of baby essentials with leading contemporary gift retailer, Enesco.

Featuring a selection of products from bibs and blankets to toys and bunting, there's everything you need to surround your little one with love and joy.

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Get noticed in business!

Sara Davies gives us tips on how to make your business stand out amongst the rest.

She says: In the business world, first impressions count and standing out in the right way can really pay off. There are so many ways to present your business in the best way so it can shine brighter than the rest.

Firstly, get creative with your ideas!

To dad, with love... what to stock for Father's Day

Father's Day is one of the prime gifting events throughout the year, with the product choices continuing to expand...

Forget the socks this Father's Day and instead send your love with a fabulous "Man Candle" or "Mandle". With over 40 fragrances in its range, Pintail Candles has a great range of masculine and gender-neutral scents and styling to suit every dad, daddy, father and pa. A popular choice for men is the Driftwood fragrance which comes in many different candle sizes to suit every pocket. This is an invigorating clean, fresh fragrance, combining notes of massoia wood, vetiver and oak moss intertwined with refreshing citrus hints of bergamot and lemon.

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