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!

Ideas to Launch Your Products

Discovered this wonderful post on Selling Locally to Launch Your Product that has some great ideas for selling to gift shops. Start Selling Locally to Launch Your Product For thousands of years, craftsmen have created a product by themselves or…

Uncensored Sales Strategies

Lets face it:  Selling to gift shops or consumers involves selling!!  Of course, selling has been my life most of the last several years … and longer.  I made the rounds of selling Christmas cards when I was a kid,…

Building Wholesale Websites, Part One

Although many independent retailers (your primary wholesale customers) are a bit behind the curve when it comes to technology – even for browsing online, putting up a website with online ordering capacity for wholesale offers many advantages: •    Your complete…

Ask Your Questions Here!

Greetings, Many of the  readers of my new e guide, The Complete Guide for Selling to Gift Shops, are emailing questions about the guide.  For the convenience of all, please post your questions here and we will respond with a…