Retailer, Supplier & Artist Spotlight

Retailer, Supplier & Artist Spotlight

Vanishing Point Records – An Independent Record Shop In Chesterfield

Today's interview is with Corey Lavender from Vanishing Point Records: An independent record shop in Chesterfield, Derbyshire. In the store Corey sells some new titles, mainly soundtracks and electronica together with many genres of vintage vinyl on 45s and LPs. The shop also stocks a small selection of CDs and music and film related...

Ros Brown – A Gift Shop Hub Artist Interview

Ros Brown is a talented artist who specialises in hand painted original portraits of people, pets, cars and wildlife. Available as limited edition prints, greeting cards or a personalised commissioned portrait of your own pet, person, car or favourite wild-life animal. Gift Shop Hub spoke to Ros about her life and work... Describe your average...

Buy the Light – Berni Parker Designs Shop Of The Month

Gift Shop Hub has teamed up with Berni Parker Designs for our third article featuring their recent Shop of the month competition winners. Today's winner is Buy the Light which is based in Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk. Bury St Edmunds is a lovely old market town with a Cathedral, a ruined Abby. The town has a produce...

Josephine Dellow – Artist Interview

Josephine Dellow is an Illustrator and designer from Barnsley, South Yorkshire. Having studied BA Illustration at The University of Huddersfield, Josephine graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with an MA in Children’s Book Illustration. Working in the greetings card and giftware industry since 2011, her clients have included UK Greetings, Hallmark, Asda, Tesco, Sainsbury’s, The...

Dragonfly Cards & Gifts – Berni Parker Designs Shop Of The Month

Gift Shop Hub is back again with Berni Parker Designs for our second article featuring their recent Shop of the month competition winners. At the end of each month Berni Parker Designs will select a winner who will feature on their social media which has over 12,000 followers. The winners will also be interviewed here on...

Barkers Home – Berni Parker Designs Shop Of The Month

Gift Shop Hub has teamed up with Berni Parker Designs to run a series of articles featuring their recent Shop of the month competition winners. At the end of each month Berni Parker Designs will select a winner who will feature on their social media which has over 12,000 followers. The winners will also be...

Cheeky Zebra – A Gift Shop Hub Interview

Gift Shop Hub loves these funny and honest greeting cards from Cheeky Zebra. We asked owner and designer Sasha Gupta who is based mainly in her living room to tell us a little about the message behind her cards... "I like to think I am quite loving but tend to wrap my love in back handed...

Gifts For A Girl – A Gift Shop Hub Interview

Gifts For A Girl features a hand picked collection of high quality, stylish and heirloom gifts for girls aged 0–13 years. 10% of profits go to charities and projects that rescue and care for abandoned children. They are based in Yorkshire. Gift Shop Hub was lucky to get an interview and behind the scenes peek...

Davora – Specialist Greeting Card Publisher

Davora is a specialist greeting card publisher with a focus on niche ethnic and so-called minor season occasions. Their ranges cover Eid, Diwali, Jewish New Year, Hanukkah, Jewish occasions, Chinese New Year, Christian cards, Saint Days and many more! Based in Stockport, Cheshire. How did you start out? By accident! In my previous life I was a...

Sweet Design Studio – Contemporary Ethnic Greeting Cards

Sweet Design Studio is a contemporary ethnic greeting cards and gift brand that celebrates women through their body shape, race, culture and passion. Gift Shop Hub spoke to Founder/Designer Ese Akpojotor about this exciting range of cards. Hi Ese, Tell us a little about you or your company... I am the founder and designer of Sweet Design Studio....

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The Science of Retail Store Layouts and Design 

Retail stores have come a long way from when Harry Selfridge pioneered the storefront display window in the early 20th century. Today, stores do more...