The 2006 Census and what it means for your business.
Decoded by stat man DOUG NORRIS
WEB OF APPEAL
How good salespeople strike the right balance between intimacy
and reserve to reel in consumers. BY NAOMI STILLER
The stories behind the successful 2007 CGTA Retailers, Suppliers
and Sales Representatives of the Year. BY ANDREA REYNOLDS
THIS SMALL STORE
HGTV personality PETER FALLICO turns his attention from small
living spaces to small stores.
Dig into our favourite patterns from the New York Tabletop Market.
BY ERICA KIRKLAND
8 Editor’s Note
14 Letters From Our Readers:
18 In The News
34 Book Reviews
39 Reader’s Poll:
41 Product Guide:
Baby, children’s and pet products,
plus great gifts!
47 Supplier Listings
79 CGTA News
110 Shops Around The World:
112 Point Of View:
Barking up the right tree
116 Show It Off:
A gross and disgusting
118 Trendwatch: Go to green
Reversible bathrobe, Bizoux Bizoux;
Plush animals, Warm Buddy Company.
Find out what sizzled at the fall trade shows in Frankfurt and Paris.
BY EVA ROSS
SIX STEPS TO BEING A
COVER PHOTO: DAVID BAGOSY
Reduce your eco footprint with these green tips from ROGER GRIFFIN.
The inside scoop on the hottest hues for the 2008 and 2009
selling seasons. BY BRIDGET FABI
43 Pirate outfit from Dreampower.