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Seattle makers

Visit Seattle and Knack online collaboration

Introducing the Knack & Visit Seattle Partnership

In Business Gifting

One of the best parts of our business is introducing people to regional treasures–the things you might only find by strolling through neighborhood shops and artisan markets, or by following a local’s favorite tip. That’s why we’re delighted to announce our partnership with Visit Seattle, Seattle’s official destination marketing organization, as their exclusive ecommerce gift partner. Visit Seattle shares our passion for supporting local businesses and telling the authentic stories of our…

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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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Meet The Merchant: Hello Robin Cookies

In Business Gifting

First came the chickens. Then came the home-baked cookies. Then, the fortuitous text message that encouraged Robin Wehl Martin to launch Hello Robin, the tiny, cheerful bakery in Seattle’s Capitol Hill where she has charmed customers since late 2013. Seattle’s resident ice cream queen Molly Moon Neitzel and her husband Zach had given Robin’s family 4 chickens–a neighborly gift that paid off in a big way when Robin used the eggs in…

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Lift Your Spirits: A Conversation With Addition Cocktail Spice

In Uncategorized

We encourage our merchants to drop by our office any time, and they do–with samples, new products, and prototypes they want to run by us. When Matt Hemeyer from Addition Cocktail Spice visited, we were delighted to see that he carried vials of his liquid spices in a small vintage suitcase, just like a classic traveling salesman. We talked with Matt about what inspired him and his business partner Eric Salenski to create their “bartender’s spice rack,”…

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