How Important is “Made in America?”

The term ‘Made in America’ translates to ‘quality’,” says Andol. “This is a label respected around the world.

Keeping Your Art Business On-Trend

Trends these days are continuously evolving, and small businesses must keep up with social changes to reach out to their important target market.

Buying Hyperlocal

We are pure curators with a social agenda: reviving the connection of the shopper to the seller…

Cool Tools for Artists: Wanelo

Etsy vendors love Wanelo – and more images posted on the sharing site come from Etsy than any other source.

7 Ways to Design for New Markets

Radical redevelopment of your product line isn’t necessary – keep your bestsellers, and make subtle improvements. Then, watch the market response.

A Look Back, A Look Forward

A look back at the Winter issue of Niche in the year 2000 reveals some interesting comments on social and buying trends that still resonate today.

How to Use Trends to Increase Your Art Sales

Art, craft, furnishings, clothing, and other products artists create are subject to market trends. Trends rise, evolve and mature over time, and may last for long periods.

Trends to Watch for 2012

There are a number of exciting trends developing and evolving in the fashion/accessories/giftware/home décor market as we prepare to go into the coming year. See how many new trends you recognize. Do you use any of these elements in your own designs?