Gift Focus inc Attire Accessories - November/December 2022

5 CONTENTS SHOWS 63 Giving & Living Giving & Living exhibitors offer everything from handmade gifts, homeware, and jewellery created by artisan makers, to market leading wholesale brands selling outdoor toys and souvenirs 64 Harrogate Christmas & Gift Harrogate Christmas & Gift is important diary date for retailers and buyers sourcing the very best ‘must-have’ products for Christmas 2023 67 Top Drawer Spring Premium lifestyle trade show Top Drawer is returning to Olympia, London with a curated selection of giftware, networking opportunities and inspiration aplenty 69 January Furniture Show January Furniture Show is back for 2023 with new launches, fresh brands, industry insights, emerging trends and more 70 Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring High quality, innovative products take centre stage at Scotland’s Trade Fair Spring FOCUS ON 33 Company Profile Best Kept Secrets has encountered many challenges, but its range of affordable candle products has stood it in good stead to face them head on. Vanessa Curry tells us more… 38 Company Profile Launched in 1897, Moorcroft Pottery has survived a world war, great depression and a pandemic. And it’s this history and quality product offering that will see the company weather whatever storm comes next… 63 BUSINESS ADVICE 74 Lucky number seven Gary Prince is Chief Strategy Officer at SimplyPayMe offers seven tips to protect your business in a difficult financial climate 76 Online art Merchandising is the art and science of displaying products online to increase sales – learn more about it from Nfinite 78 ACID Dids Macdonald, CEO of Anti Copying in Design (ACID), looks at David vs Goliath copycat cases that have been exposed 80 FSB Scaling up skills is vital for small businesses to thrive, says Tina McKenzie, Policy and Advocacy Chair, Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) 70 38 33 69