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Knack’s Favorite Unique Food Gifts To Send This Holiday Season

In Expert Gift Tips, Holiday 2018

Unique Food Gifts To Send To Friends, Family, And The Office  Does your office mark time by how many baskets of cookies, fudge, candy, nuts, and fruit arrive during the holidays? Do your long-distance family members look forward to the abundance of fresh pears you send, without fail, every Christmas? Food gifts will never go out of style–not as long as you can put caramel on popcorn, that is–but with all the…

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Top 10 Unique Corporate Gift Ideas of 2018

In Business Gifting, Holiday 2017, Holiday 2018

As the holidays creep onto our calendars when it seems like we only just took down the colorful lights from last year’s festivities, we’re left with the yearly realization that gift-giving isn’t always the breeze that seasonal commercials would have us believe. While you probably already know who’s on your family and friends gift list, buying thoughtful gifts for your company’s corporate clients and employees can get lost in the hustle and…

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Salted Caramel’s Slick Success

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The French Confection Brittany, France, 1981. Pastry chef Henri Le Roux flouts one tradition while paying homage to another: while it’s customary in the pastry world to use unsalted butter in baking and confectionery, Le Roux couldn’t resist experimenting with Bretagne’s famously rich salted butter. He swirled it into a batch of caramel and studded the mixture with chopped walnuts, almonds, and hazelnuts. His “Caramel-Beurre-Salé” transfixed customers as the idea spread across…

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How to #ShopSmall on Small Business Saturday

In Business Gifting, HOLIDAY 2016

If you’re a Knack regular, you know how much we value the artisans and small business owners who make up our merchant community. Unless you’re a fervent farmers’ market-goer, boutique junkie, or Etsy VIP, it can be hard to find and connect with the craftspeople who create memorable products on a small scale, much less learn their stories. That’s why we’ve put together a guide to shopping small, local, and handmade, in…

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Meet The Merchant: Hapertas & Company

In Business Gifting, HOLIDAY 2016, Knack Life

Sandwiched between the frenzied shopping occasions of Black Friday and Cyber Monday is a day that we at Knack make a special point of celebrating: Small Business Saturday. Since 2010, the Small Business Saturday movement has supported the local businesses, entrepreneurs, and artisans behind the compelling products you can’t find just anywhere…many of which we strive to carry in our own virtual marketplace of makers.  This year, in honor of Small Business Saturday,…

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