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Have you Tried?...... 32 Replies

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Magazines For Sale!!! 1 Reply

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Delivery wording... 5 Replies

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Business Phone 11 Replies

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Recommendations? 20 Replies

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Something to think about. . .

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Videos and DVD's for sale!! 1 Reply

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Magazines for SALE!!

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Qualatex Master Bow Machine

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The Good News & the Bad News 1 Reply

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"There's one characteristic to the Gift Retailers Connection online community that isn't immediately apparent until you're "inside." It's the responsiveness of the folks who run the show. They're on the forums, they're answering questions and they're responding to requests. They take very good care of their members. I appreciate this, and I know others do, too." Nathan Morgan of Market Street Gift Baskets.


Congratulations Joyce and team! GiftRetailersConnection is filled with beautiful designs and insightful articles that I’m sure your readers enjoy.

I know many in the industry miss Rave Reviews Magazine and your online publication will surely help to fill that void. I thank you for stepping up to the plate and hope that industry members will support your new endeavor by subscribing, so that you can continue to bring valuable information their way.

While I am having a blast in my new venture, my thoughts are always with my many friends and associates in the gift and gourmet industry, and I wish all of you continued success!

I hope that you will all support the actions of Joyce, Sandee, and Pam as they share with you the years of valuable expertise that will only make your businesses stronger!

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