The Paper Shortage Impacts Craft Publishers

The paper shortage is taking a toll on craft publishers, causing longer waits, higher prices, and diminishing the eco-friendly options available at any given time.

How Craft Businesses are Dealing with Inflation

Inflation is a pressing concern for large and small businesses around the globe right now. Learn how craft businesses are dealing with new challenges and methods to try to counteract the effects of inflation.

Local Yarn Store Day 2022 is Saturday, April 30

Local Yarn Store Day is a celebration of local, brick and mortar yarn shops all over the world. The event brings customers into stores during a time of year when small retailers welcome a boost.

Craft Market Data and Research

This roundup of craft industry research studies can be helpful to you when seeking funding, creating a business plan, or expanding into new sectors.

Go Imagine a Marketplace that Helps Charities: Jon Lincoln Did

When it comes to businesses, Jon Lincoln is a wide-ranging maker. The Boston-area entrepreneur has launched a comedy club, as well as a document manager for insurance companies. But his latest product, Goimagine, is a maker marketplace with a difference.

AFCI to Merge into NAMTA

The Association for Creative Industries (AFCI) announced yesterday that it intends to merge with The International Art Materials Association (NAMTA). Pending a vote by both organization’s members, the merger will be finalized by mid-August 2021.

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