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					product guide
BY ERICA KIRKLAND

PHOTO: DAVID BAGOSY

O CHRISTMAS TREE!
Delightful and divine ideas to transform your store into a land of enchantment this holiday season.
Glass tree, Abbott, SRP: $69.99.

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holiday cheer

Help your customers celebrate the holidays with heartwarming gifts for the body, mind and soul.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE COMPANIES, TURN TO SUPPLIER LISTINGS ON PAGE 50.

TOPIARY Premier Gift SRP: $119

FELT GIFT BAGS Accents de Ville SRP: $2.50 & $5 each

SLEDS Action Imports SRP: $10 & $25

SANTA CLAUS World of Gifts and Home Décor SRP: $29.99

GLASS TREE Abbott SRP: $69.99

ORNAMENT & STAND Kalyn Imports SRP: $69.99

ANGELS Silverchine SRP: $19 each

ANGEL World of Gifts and Home Décor SRP: $21.90

REINDEER Torre & Tagus SRP: $90

TEALIGHT BURNER Silverchine SRP: $16

ORNAMENT Euroliving SRP: $9.60

ORNAMENT Accent Imports SRP: $9

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GLASS GIFT TAGS Cherison Enterprises SRP: $2.99 each

BOXED COASTERS Cherison Enterprises SRP: Set of four $8.99

ORNAMENT Intermark International SRP: $26.50

BOXED ORNAMENT Accent Imports SRP: $10

ORNAMENTS Basic Spirit SRP: $8 & $16

NAPKIN RINGS Accents de Ville SRP: $4 - $4.50 each

CANDLES Esscentual Brands SRP: Set of three $25

PLACE NAME HOLDERS Accents de Ville SRP: Set of six $8

CUFF BRACELET Torre & Tagus SRP: $44

PIN Creed Canada SRP: $30

ORNAMENT SET GSI Outdoors SRP: $24.95

PLATTER Clayworks & Candles SRP: $34.50

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holiday cheer

FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE COMPANIES, TURN TO SUPPLIER LISTINGS ON PAGE 50.

PLATE Casa Relief International SRP: $49

DECORATIVE PLATTER Premier Gift SRP: $17.99

PLATTERS Accents de Ville SRP: $6 each

PLACEMAT & NAPKINS Danica Imports SRP: Placemat $5, Set of 20 napkins $7

GREETING CARD Lignes et Carreaux SRP: $4

GREETING CARD Uské International SRP: $4.75

BOXED GREETING CARDS Quotable Cards SRP: $18.95

PLANTERS Action Imports SRP: $5 each

GIFT-WRAP Lignes et Carreaux SRP: $2 per sheet

COLLECTIBLE ORNAMENTS Oscardo SRP: $19.95 each

PLACEMAT & NAPKIN Danica Imports SRP: Placemat $10, Napkin $7

APRON Peking Handicraft SRP: $35

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get the party started

When your customers want to host a fuss-free soiree, introduce them to these super stylish paper plates and accessories.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE COMPANIES, TURN TO SUPPLIER LISTINGS ON PAGE 50.

TEALIGHT TOPS Old Country Design SRP: $5

NAPKINS Old Country Design SRP: $7 - $12 per package

PLATES & NAPKINS Amscan Canada SRP: $5.40 - $8.50 per package

PLATES & NAPKINS Amscan Canada SRP: $5.40 - $8.50 per package

PLATES & NAPKINS Amscan Canada SRP: $4.30 - $8.15 per package

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take note

Chic stationery, elegant pens and other paper goods for consumers not yet addicted to Blackberries and other electronic forms of communication.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ON THESE COMPANIES, TURN TO SUPPLIER LISTINGS ON PAGE 50.

LETTER OPENER Glass Eye Studio SRP: $10 US

PEN SET Deborah Bedard Designs SRP: $65 - $80

GREETING CARD Uské International SRP: $4.75

BOXED CARDS Kate and Birdie SRP: $12

TRAVEL NOTEBOOKS Hornblower Books SRP: $22 each

MULTIFAITH CALENDAR Mythical Matters SRP: $15.99

FAMILY ORGANIZER Premier Gift SRP: $17.99

MENU ORGANIZER Heart & Home Collectables SRP: $12.50

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supplier listings

For a complete listing of giftware wholesalers, search the CGTA’s Online Product Locator at www.cgta.org.

ABBOTT 545 Trethewey Drive Toronto, Ont. www.abbottcollection.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 263-2955

CASA RELIEF INTERNATIONAL 4598 Green Lane Beamsville, Ont. www.casarelief.com
TELEPHONE: (905) 563-6669

Importer and wholesaler of trendy and affordable giftware, glassware, tabletop, garden and home décor. ACCENT IMPORTS 95 Clegg Road Markham, Ont. www.pineridgeart.com
TELEPHONE: (905) 474-9834
FOR MORE INFORMATION ENTER READER SERVICE #111050A

Importer of fairtrade artefacts and handicrafts from Nicaragua. Collection includes pre-Columbian art, pine needle baskets, hand-woven hammocks and tropical hardwood items. CHERISON ENTERPRISES 53 Courtland Avenue Concord, Ont.
TELEPHONE: (866) 231-6338

Distributor of branded giftware and home décor, including Greenleaf, Boston Warehouse, Nutcracker Designs, Kurt Adler Christmas, ICU Fashion Eyewear and Pine Ridge Art. ACCENTS DE VILLE 7400 St. Patrick Street Montreal, Que. www.adv-imports.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 663-2384

Manufacturer and distributor of giftware, tableware, linens, home décor, garden décor and seasonal products. Brands include Sarah’s Angel, Dawn Oman and Spellbound. CHRISTMAS TRADITION 6829 Pacific Circle Mississauga, Ont. www.christmas-tradition.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 561-5515

Importer and wholesaler of trendy, colour and theme-coordinated decorative accessories, home décor, tabletop and giftware. ACTION IMPORTS 6300 Kennedy Road, Unit 1 Mississauga, Ont.
TELEPHONE: (800) 668-5374

Wholesaler and distributor of seasonal items including ornaments, Santas and Christmas trees, as well as year-round home accents, boxes and containers. CLAYWORKS & CANDLES 35 Ski View Road London, Ont.
TELEPHONE: (519) 657-9705

Importer of baskets, ceramics, florals, home and garden décor and gift basket supplies. AMSCAN CANADA 60 Lindsay Avenue Dorval, Que. www.amscan.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 363-6662

Wholesaler of earthenware accessories and candles. CREED CANADA 16751 Hymus Boulevard Kirkland, Que. www.creedcanada.com
TELEPHONE: (514) 694-7904

Manufacturer and distributor of party goods, giftware and home décor. BASIC SPIRIT 73 Water Street Pugwash, N.S. www.basicspirit.com
TELEPHONE: (902) 243-3390

Wholesaler of fashion jewellery and accessories including the D’Orlan and LaScala lines; souvenirs, licensed sports product, Crystal World figurines and the Nina Ricci collection. DANICA IMPORTS 970 Malkin Avenue Vancouver, B.C. www.danicaimports.com
TELEPHONE: (604) 255-6150

Designer and manufacturer of Canadian handmade pewter giftware. BELLA FLOR ENTERPRISES 2250 Leckie Road, Unit 3 Kelowna, B.C. www.bellaflor.ca
TELEPHONE: (800) 667-1902

Designer and manufacturer of coordinated table linens, tableware, kitchen textiles, home décor and fashion accessories. DAVID YOUNGSON & ASSOCIATES 1300 Don Mills Road, Unit 219 Don Mills, Ont. www.youngson.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 370-4857

Distributor of greeting cards, calendars and stationery.
FOR MORE INFORMATION ENTER READER SERVICE #111050C

BIA CORDON BLEU 447 South Canal Street San Francisco, Calif. www.biacordonblu.com
TELEPHONE: (650) 553-4150

Manufacturer of porcelain dinnerware and serving accessories.

Distributor of giftware, personal care, jewellery, décor, tabletop, etc. Lines include ORE, Galison, Homart and Kaydee. DEBORAH BEDARD DESIGNS 3230 8th Street NW Calgary, Alta. www.deborahbedard.com
TELEPHONE: (403) 266-7105

Manufacturer and wholesaler of fine writing instruments for women.

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ESSCENTUAL BRANDS CANADA 240 Viceroy Road Concord, Ont. www.esscentualbrands.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 806-3696

LUCKY BREAK WISHBONE COMPANY 4400 SW Roxbury Place Seattle, Wash. www.luckybreakwishbone.com
TELEPHONE: (866) 582-5994

Exclusive Canadian distributor for Yankee, Clare Burke Home Accessories and Vitabath. EUROLIVING 2032 Shady Glen Road Oakville, Ont.
TELEPHONE: (905) 465-2808

Manufacturer and distributor of plastic wishbones. MIKASA CANADA 233 Alden Road Markham, Ont. www.arc-intl.com
TELEPHONE: (866) 364-5272

Importer and distributor of Germanmade collections, including Heros toys and Finkbeiner wooden gifts, toys, souvenirs and ornaments. GLASS EYE STUDIO 600 NW 40th Street Seattle, Wash. www.glasseye.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 237-6961

Canadian subsidiary of Arc International, representing the Mikasa, Studio Nova, Cristal D’Arques and Luminarc tabletop brands. MIRAGE 746 Warden Avenue, Unit 3 Scarborough, Ont. www.miragepaperco.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 836-6669

Manufacturer and distributor of handblown glass ornaments, vases, bowls, paperweights and other gift items. GSI OUTDOORS 1023 South Pines Road Spokane, Wash. www.gsioutdoors.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 704-4474

Manufacturer and wholesaler of Canadian-made and designed journals, albums and notepads. MYTHICAL MATTERS 1071 King Street West, Unit 311 Toronto, Ont. www.mythicalmatters.com
TELEPHONE: (416) 655-6984

Manufacturer and distributor of outdoor dinnerware and campingthemed giftware. HEART & HOME COLLECTABLES 530 Westney Road South, Unit 9 Ajax, Ont. www.heartandhome.com
TELEPHONE: (888) 616-6166

Manufacturer and wholesaler of Canadian-made giftware and personal care for enlightened and spiritual consumers. NORITAKE CHINA CANADA 90 Nugget Avenue Agincourt, Ont. www.noritake.ca
TELEPHONE: (416) 291-2946

Manufacturer and wholesaler of vintage-inspired home décor and scrapbooking supplies. HORNBLOWER BOOKS 200 Woolner Avenue, Unit 1202 Toronto, Ont. www.hornblowerbooks.com
TELEPHONE: (416) 461-7973

Canadian supplier of Noritake dinnerware. OLD COUNTRY DESIGN 2280 Burgoyne Road Qualicum Beach, B.C. www.oldcountrydesign.com
TELEPHONE: (250) 248-6504

Distributor of Moleskine notebooks. INTERMARK INTERNATIONAL 194 Pemberton Avenue North Vancouver, B.C. www.intermarkinternational.net
TELEPHONE: (888) 984-9472

Wholesaler of high-quality paper products, including the Françoise Pavoit collection; ribbons, candles and pewter. OSCARDO 1145 Bellamy Road North, Unit 14 Toronto, Ont. www.oscardo.com
TELEPHONE: (877) 672-2736

Distributor of Katherine’s Collection, a line of lavish embellishments, ornaments, dolls and doggie couture. KALYN IMPORTS 3520 Pharmacy Avenue Scarborough, Ont. www.kalynltd.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 387-6214

Wholesaler of gift and souvenirs, including umbrellas, ties, scarves and magnets. PEKING HANDICRAFT 6750 Davand Drive, Unit 5 Mississauga, Ont. www.pkhc.net
TELEPHONE: (888) 442-4771

Canadian distributor of Sandicast, Andrea and Red Skelton. KATE AND BIRDIE 70 Arthur Street, Unit 707 Winnipeg, Man. www.kateandbirdie.com
TELEPHONE: (204) 943-6827

Manufacturer and wholesaler of home décor, accessories and giftware, including quilts, bedding, hooked rugs, needlepoint pillows and linens. PICKARD CHINA 782 Pickard Avenue Antioch, Ill. www.pickardchina.com
TELEPHONE: (847) 395-3800

LIGNES ET CARREAUX 5340 De Louisbourg Montreal, Que.
TELEPHONE: (514) 336-4238

Manufacturer of fine china.

Distributor of Canadian Art Calendars; music, wine, travel and cook books; Crown Mill stationery; Christmas cards, invitations and photo albums.

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FOR MORE INFORMATION ENTER READER SERVICE #111051

Designer and publisher of stationery, including greeting cards, boxed notes, invitations and announcements.

Continued from page 51 PORTMEIRION 20 Voyager Court South Toronto, Ont. www.royalselangor.com
TELEPHONE: (416) 675-3755

ROYAL SELANGOR 20 Voyager Court South Toronto, Ont. www.royalselangor.com
TELEPHONE: (416) 675-3755

INTERESTED IN SUBMITTING ITEMS FOR OUR PRODUCT GUIDE?
1. Send a maximum of five items pertaining to the issue theme* packaged in one box. (Photos aren’t accepted.) 2. Send items to: Erica Kirkland, Editor-in-Chief, 103 Niska Drive, Waterdown ON L0R 2H3 by the deadline date*. 3. Include a list of the items with corresponding retail or wholesale prices. 4. If the items must be returned, enclose a completed courier waybill or advise us in writing if you plan to use Canpar, in which case we’ll contact you when items are ready for return. *Issue themes and deadlines can be found in our media kit. Access the online version at www.cgta.org.

Wholesaler of Portmeirion dinnerware and giftware, Spode dinnerware and giftware, and Pimpernel placemats. PREMIER GIFT 1055 Cardiff Boulevard Mississauga, Ont. www.premier-gift.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 387-1282

Distributor of Royal Selangor pewter, Spiegelau crystal, Nachtmann crystal, WMF and other giftware. SAKSCO GOURMET BASKET SUPPLIES 975 Midway Boulevard, Unit 1 Mississauga, Ont. www.saksco.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 668-4390

Canadian distributor for Lang, Libbey, Barnstorm, Simply Home, Weatherland Windchimes, Magnet Works, Dionis, Colourful Life Napkins, Avanlanche Publishing and John Medeiros Jewellery. Also stock a range of seasonal décor, candles and fashion jewellery. QUOTABLE CARDS 611 Broadway, Suite 615 New York, NY www.quotablecards.com
TELEPHONE: (212) 420-7552

Wholesaler of gift basket supplies. SILVERCHINE 1180 Midway Boulevard, Unit 2 Mississauga, Ont.
TELEPHONE: (800) 801-3388

Wholesaler of giftware, seasonal décor, children’s items and tableware. TORRE & TAGUS 11188 Featherstone Way, Unit 150 Richmond, B.C. www.torretagus.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 423-4417

VILLEROY & BOCH TABLEWARE www.villeroy-boch.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 387-5732

Canadian distributor of Villeroy & Boch tableware. WATERFORD WEDGWOOD CANADA www.waterfordwedgwood.com
TELEPHONE: (800) 668-6400

THE WILD BIRD TRADING COMPANY 1210 Kerrisdale Boulevard, Unit 2 Newmarket, Ont. www.wildbirdtrading.com
TELEPHONE: (888) 410-9060

Manufacturer and wholesaler of giftables which feature inspirational and humorous sayings and thoughts. ROYAL DOULTON CANADA 305 Milner Avenue, Unit 700 Toronto, Ont. www.royaldoulton.ca
TELEPHONE: (800) 661-8137

Wholesaler of wild bird related products. WORLD OF GIFTS AND HOME DÉCOR 6725 Pacific Circle Mississauga, Ont. www.worldofgiftsandhomedecor.com
TELEPHONE: (905) 670-3490

Importer and wholesaler of contemporary gifts, housewares and home accents. USKÉ INTERNATIONAL Box 287 Clandeboye, Man. www.uskeinternational.com
TELEPHONE: (204) 785-3868

Canadian subsidiary of Waterford Wedgwood, supplying Canadian retailers with Wedgwood and Rosenthal dinnerware, and Waterford Crystal.

Wholesaler of giftware, seasonal décor and home décor.

Canadian subsidiary of Royal Doulton, supplying retailers with Royal Doulton, Minton, Royal Albert and Royal Crown Derby tableware, giftware and crystal.

Product developer and wholesaler of artisan objects from around the globe, including fashion accessories, jewellery and home décor.

FOR MORE INFORMATION ENTER READER SERVICE #111052

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