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Here is a selection of features from Gift Focus magazine.

 

Do toys have the power to shape a child’s career?

The British toy market is now worth £3.2billion – the biggest toy market in Europe. A recent report claims female numbers are lowest in STEM-orientated sectors. ... read more

 

The GA turns 70

The Giftware Association's AGM will be extra special this year as the organisation will also be celebrating its 70th Birthday at the same time, and in true Giftware Association style want to celebrate with a party... read more

 

Make an impact at Pulse

Breaking the boundaries of design and innovation, Pulse is the ultimate boutique trade event for inspiring new gifts, modern living and fashion accessories... read more

 

Don't judge a bookshop by its cover

Waterstones, the UK's leading bookshop chain, is on the defensive after going incognito at some of its newer stores... read more

 

A shaggy dog story

The Little Dog Laughed greeting and giftware brand founder, Anna Danielle introduces her latest canine creation, Douglas The Boy Wonder ... read more

 

It’s a family affair

Kelly Wragg chats to Gift Focus about her new WishStrings Wholesale business... read more

 

Fabulous furnishings

The latest home, furniture, gifts and accessories trends to start you off in the New Year... read more

 

GA News: November 2016

November 2016: We bring you the very latest from The Giftware Association... read more

 

GA News: September 2016

September 2016: We bring you the very latest from The Giftware Association ... read more

 

a tale of two halves

Mark Saunders, director of Scotland’s Trade Fairs, reveals what to expect at this year’s show and gives us the low down on recent events ... read more

 

Mirror, mirror

Jane Vanroe tells Gift Focus how she created her stunning compact mirrors and went on to launch Vanroe Compacts... read more

 

It’s personal

Gifts with a personal touch have never been so popular, and no one knows that more than Philip Townsend, owner of All Personal Gifts ... read more

 

Shop ’til you drop

Billed as the world’s largest trade event of its kind, Sarah Reeve reports back from the 31st edition of the Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair
... read more

 

Building a business

Glaswegian Allistair Burt spent 12 years working as an architect before finally pouring his heart and soul into his fledgling business, Hole in my Pocket. He tells Gift Focus more.... read more

 

Shining bright

James and Fiona Long have run a successful boutique candle business in a quiet corner of the Lake District for more than 20 years. James tells Gift Focus how they did it.... read more

 

GA News: July 2016

July 2016: We bring you the very latest from The Giftware Association ... read more

 

Germany’s gem

Visit Tendence, Frankfurt’s international consumer-goods trade fair

In brief
Show Tendence
Organiser Messe Frankfurt
Where Frankfurt am Main
When 27th - 30th August
Website www.tendence.messefrankfurt.com
Open 9am – 6pm; 9am – 5pm on Tuesday
Twitter #tendence16... read more

 

Making wishes come true

Julia Keeling runs Wishes of Cudworth, a greeting card and gift shop on the busy high street of Cudworth, in Barnsley. ... read more

 

Modern classics

GPO, operated by ProTelx, makes and designs classic, vintage and retro technology. Director Gary Basso tell us more…... read more

 

Stationery award winners 2016

We take a look at the winners of this year’s London Stationery Show awards... read more