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!

Inspirational Quote from Dr. Seuss

Today’s business tip is from … Dr. Seuss Theodor Seuss Geisel  March 2, 1904 – September 24, 1991) was an American author, political cartoonist, poet, animator, book publisher, and artist, best known for authoring more than 60 children’s books under the…

Inspirational Quote for Easter

Inspiration for Easter Week Easter, also called Pascha (Greek, Latin) or Resurrection Sunday, is a festival and holiday celebrating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead, described in the New Testament as having occurred on the third day of his…

Fear to Success

Last week, I published an article on Dealing with Too Much Stress.  In the article, I looked at my own life and made the following statement, in regards to stress: After observing myself over the years, I find that most…

Dealing with Too Much Stress

In our world of fast-paced lifestyles, most everyone is dealing with stress on some level or another.   Either we over-extend ourselves, worry about how we are going to pay the bills, get overly excited about family or even world…

Gift Marts and Showrooms

Gift marts and showrooms are very different from gift shows as they are accessible all year-long.  Showrooms, sometimes called “marts”, are large buildings with multiple floors of small to large cubicles where reps (and often a few distributors, importers, and…