The second annual Etsy Design Awards began accepting applications today, inviting sellers to submit an item from their shop for a chance to win $15,000.
We’re excited to announce our annual scholarship program.
A new “15 Percent Pledge” calls for major retailers to pledge 15% of their shelf space to Black-owned businesses. Will craft industry retailers take action?
Concerns about COVID-19 have caused craft industry event organizers to cancel shows throughout the spring and summer. Now, show cancelations are also being announced for the fall and winter season including Rhinebeck and the AQS shows.
With many retail stores required to shut down in the pandemic, Michaels saw a big bump in e-commerce but overall fell way short of expectations.
This year, Clothworks is celebrating its one-millionth yard of American Made Brand fabric, quilting cotton that’s manufactured entirely in the United States.
Michaels will be closing Darice, its wholesale division, by November 30, 2020. Michaels acquired Darice as part of the Lamrite West acquisition in 2016 along with Pat Catan stores.
Even as COVID-19 health and safety restrictions are relaxed, many companies intend to shift employees to remote work permanently. Could your creative business benefit from transitioning employees to remote work?
An emerging group of industrious sewists are now projecting patterns directly onto fabric eliminating the paper all together.
Want to get inspired or improve an aspect of your business? We’ve collected nine new books that are sure to appeal to craft business owners.
Tacony Corporation announced today that it has sold Nancy’s Notions to Missouri Star Quilt Company.
While COVID-19 has forced many businesses to close, online shops selling craft kits have seen skyrocketing sales.
As retail store owners weigh how to safely reopen, curbside pickup provides an enticing middle ground for stores that want to increase local sales with less risk. With precautions in place, some craft businesses are using curbside service to connect with local customers — from a distance.
NBCUniversal announced today that it is closing down Bluprint, the video-on-demand platform formerly known as Craftsy.
In this quarterly update from Nancy Nally, we learn about the latest news from the paper craft and scrapbook industry including new product releases, litigation, and collaborations.
Benjamin Levisay, CEO of XRX, announced today that the company will be putting on a trade show for the yarn industry in May 2021, stepping to fill the void left by TNNA.
Many craft companies have stopped sending out catalogs in an effort to cut costs and due to environmental concerns, but others are ramping up this print strategy and including DIY inspirational content that reaches people directly in their homes.
When physical retail stores closed, Etsy saw its business boom in the first quarter of 2020, driven by sales of fabric face mask and self-care items.
Knit Simple Magazine will no longer be published and Vogue Knitting will have a reduced publication schedule amidst layoffs at SOHO Publishing.
Craft business owners who are looking to interview for a job should consider how to describe the business skills they’ve developed, which are often significant.