Author: Gift Rep Sandy

Sandy Dell is an experienced independent sales representative for the gift industry. Having operated her own business for over ten years, she has gained valuable knowledge in working with gifts store buyers and producers. She is also co-owner of Gourmet Innovations which makes gourmet foods and gifts. "I have been on both sides of the counter", she tells her buyers. More than that, she understands the needs of the producer and the gift buyer and knows how to communicate to both groups!

More Holiday Tips

If you run a retail holiday shop and are looking for some last-minute holiday tips, I’d like to share a few. Personally, we have not run a holiday store in many years, but reading the tips and trends are still…

Inspirational Biz Tip from Will Smith

Today’s Business Tip from Will Smith Willard Carroll “Will” Smith Jr. (born September 25, 1968) is an American actor, producer, rapper, comedian, and songwriter. In April 2007, Newsweek called him “the most powerful actor in Hollywood”. Smith has been nominated…

Inspirational Biz Tip from Nelson Mandela

Today’s Business Tips from Nelson Mandala Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, 18 July 1918 – 5 December 2013, was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, politician, and philanthropist, who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first…

Adding Value to Your Products

In the gift industry, eye-catching packaging typically sells the first item, so adding extra value to your product packaging greatly increased the likelihood that it will sell well. What do I mean by adding value?  Personalized packaging and labeling can…