• Issue 101

    Issue 101 – September 2014

    ‘Another Opening, Another Show’ • Ideation: Generating Ideas to Grow Your Business • All About Kids! • Fat Quarter Fever • Vendor Relations • Precut Survey Results

  • Issue 100 – July 2014

    Issue 100 – July 2014

    • 100th Issue: Columnists Share Top Tips • Is Your Website Pulling Its Load? • Batiks: Quilter’s Favorite Fabric • Spring Quilt Market Trends Update • Trending: Made in the USA • Using the Right Words

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    Issue 99 – April 2014

    • Introducing American Made Brand Cottons • Who Decides Your Buying Styles? • Catch the Impulse Buy at the Cash Register • What to Do When the Promotions aren’t Working • POS Reports for a Better Bottom Line • Pros and Cons of Bus Trips

  • Issue 98

    Issue 98 – February 2014

    • Survey Results: 2014 Indie Business • Prevent Crimes of Opportunity • Celebrate the Milestones • What’s Your Brand? • Patchwork, Olympic Style • Celebrate the Milestones

  • FabShop News Issue 97

    Issue 97 – December 2013

    Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign • Quilt Market Sampler • Plan and Prepare for the New Year • Are you a Great Manager? • Consumer Free Pattern Survey • Taking The Show Out of Town

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    Issue 96 – October 2013

    Game Plan for Selling Through the Whole Line • Seven Elements of Dynamic Displays • Clearing Out Aging Inventory • Customer Loyalty Program • Top Props You Can Use Year Round for Displays • It’s Not What you Said, It’s How You Said It






Precut Survey Results Are In!

Precuts Survey Results in August FabShop News!

The 2014 Precuts Survey was conducted online in June using online survey software. Invitations to participate were sent out to 4, 094 shopowners. 271 respondents completed the online survey. Questions include: Do you carry precuts in your shop?, What share …


Aurifil Thread Tutor App Enhances Customers Thread Shopping Experience

Vendor Profile: Aurifil in the August issue of FabShop News!

Aurifil began in 1983 by manufacturing high-quality thread for high-speed embroidery machines. Today Aurifil is considered by many to be one of the top producers of quality thread for the quilting industry. Read a little about Aurifil’s beginnings in Milan, …