A listing of upcoming wholesale trade shows.
More formally known as Pantone 17-5641, Emerald is the Pantone Color Institute’s official 2013 Color of the Year. The optimistic new hue, it’s hoped, conjures up growth, renewal and prosperity, appropriate for an economy that seems to be on the mend. All manner of retailers, from fashion and houseware designers to fine jewelers are putting out products in the new star color.
The 24th annual NICHE Awards competition promotes excellence in American craft.
While economists predict solid gains by summer, gallery owners express cautious optimism mixed with realistic expectations for the year ahead.
We’re always working ahead of the calendar here at NICHE magazine. As we go to press, retailers are still in the thick of holiday sales and marketing, but we’ve already got one foot in 2013 and another in spring. The good news, from the small business news grapevine, is that 2013 is going to be a pretty good year.
A platinum “Lava” ring by James Currens, of J.W. Currens Inc. in New York, featuring a 12.99-carat ruby cabochon accented with marquise-cut diamonds in a diamond-encrusted frame took both Best of Show and Classical awards in the 29th edition of the AGTA Spectrum Awards.
Here’s some more good news for the little guy: in a recent poll by Princeton Survey Research Associates International for the nonprofit Public Affairs Council, some 90 percent of adults have a good opinion of small business.
Do you think your outlook on the economy could in any way be linked to your age? That’s the question put to participants in a recent survey conducted by Celent Research for the Western Union Payments Small Business Barometer.