Gift Focus - Jan/Feb 2020 (Issue 117)

5 CONTENTS FEATURES 23 On point Gift trends for 2020 33 Home is where the heart is Kitchenware & houseware 39 Another year cherished Anniversary gifts 43 Quirky and fun Novelty purchases 47 Easter festivities More than eggs! 51 Saying thanks Mother’s Day FOCUS ON 61 Company profile Sarah Watmore, director of Miss Milly, talks in depth to Gift Focus about what it takes to set up and develop a business 172 GA news Gift of the Year Shortlist announced 176 Company profile Gaining the Royal stamp of approval, Price’s Candles has been building its renowned reputation since the 1800s. Kim Gurney, business development executive, tells us more 180 Retailer interview Attracting architectural enthusiasts and creatives, The Barbican Centre is a world-class arts and learning centre in the City of London and the largest of its kind in Europe. 186 ACID Dids McDonald, CEO of Anti Copying in Design (ACID), looks into the importance of keeping your trade secrets close to your chest 194 Up and coming Winner of the Spotted Award at Top Drawer, Be For Change is a sustainable accessories brand looking to fundamentally change the landscape of eco-fashion. Here founder Ana Carneiro tells us more… 43 74 194 61