‘Greenery’ Pantone Colour of they Year 2017

‘Greenery’ PANTONE 15-0343, another Green for Pantone’s choice of colour of the Year!  In 2013 they selected Emerald Green (see below). Green can be a challenging colour to use in your range or your business but it can be done by combining it with a gorgeous pallet! Click here to see my Pinterest Board. It is important for retailers …

Radiant Orchid: Pantone Colour of the Year 2014

Every year Pantone announce the colour of the year!   At the end of 2013, they declared that 2014 was the year for Radiant Orchid! Pantone tell us: “Radiant Orchid blooms with confidence and magical warmth that intrigues the eye and sparks the imagination. It is an expressive, creative and embracing purple—one that draws you in with its beguiling …

Stationery is the New Candle

If someone told me that candles would be sold for $80.00 when I started my retail career as a Grace Bros cadet 22 years go, I would have thought they were dreaming! The dream is a reality, with candles in all sizes, colours, fragrances, packaging and prices, becoming a key gift item over the last 10 years. In fact, there are dedicated stores that sell …