Sep 16, 2019

In a world where we’re constantly ‘on’ it’s all too easy to get caught up in the madness.

Aug 27, 2019

The most important aspect of your business in today’s market is your digital presence.

Apr 08, 2019

The Federal budget for 2019-2020 has promised to deliver future tax cuts for thousands of small and medium Australian businesses.

Mar 29, 2019

In good news for Australian exporters, Australia has officially signed the Australia-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement.

Mar 18, 2019

AGHA is pleased to announce AGHA Wholesaler Member BenElke as the winner of HKTDC’s sponsored buying mission.

Feb 25, 2019

Explore our top highlights straight from the busy trade-floor.

Jan 21, 2019

Your industry event returns this February with even more big brands, exciting new products and leading design trends.

Dec 14, 2018

The Launch Pad at AGHA Gift Fairs is a fantastic initiative designed to support new entrepreneurs.

Nov 10, 2018

When running a retail business you need all the support you can get.

Oct 05, 2018

Smart-home devices are gaining attention as the latest consumer growth area. Here's what retailers need to know. 

Sydney Olympic Park
Sep 11, 2018

An exciting new initiative will deliver economic and environmental growth to the area. 

May 23, 2018

AGHA Associate Membership comes with exciting industry benefits that are packed with value for your business. 

May 10, 2018

AGHA has partnered with Virgin Australia to make your retail buying experience even more seamless.

Mar 25, 2018

Sydney Gift Fair 2018 featured an insightful seminar by OFX eCommerce specialist Ed Wiley.

Mar 21, 2018

AGHA Business Partner Workforce Guardian explains the importance of protecting your employees from unacceptable harassment.

Mar 14, 2018

Learn more about the new payment technologies that are starting to make waves.

Feb 19, 2018

The Australian Gift & Homewares Association provides quality services through the Business Partner Network to its Members and their employees.

Jan 31, 2018

Find out how AGHA's Business Partner network supports businesses in the gift and homewares industry.

Jan 23, 2018

How emerging entrepreneur Caitlin Sankey used The Launch Pad to grow her lifestyle brand.

Jan 15, 2018

Whatever the reason for your international money transfer, be it paying overseas suppliers or financing you international mortgage, here are a few simple tricks to help you save when sending money abroad.

Jan 12, 2018

AGHA Business Partner, TNT, provided helpful advice to assist our Members conduct their freight and shipping effectively.

Dec 15, 2017

AGHA has compiled three business strategies to help you secure the biggest bang for your buck at AGHA Sydney Gift Fair. 

Dec 09, 2017

An AGHA Wholesale Member offer to attend MAISON&OBJET.

Nov 19, 2017

Maximise your time and spend at AGHA Sydney Gift Fair with these team tips.

Oct 18, 2017

NSW Government has announced that the Parramatta Light Rail developments will extend through to Sydney Olympic Park, home of the AGHA Sydney Gift Fair.

Sep 06, 2017

Belinda Franks speaks on the rise of her natural beauty brand, My Lily Earth. 

Aug 30, 2017

Julia Trafford of French Linen explains the allure of artisan textiles.

Aug 28, 2017

Here’s our essential picks for the modern dad from some of our AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair 2017 exhibitors.

Aug 25, 2017

Once again, malicious online scammers are targeting Australian retail businesses with authentic-looking emails that attempt to place product orders using false names and stolen credit cards.

Jul 30, 2017

Find the newly launched ‘Unicorn Paradise’ range at the Beesknees Imports stand at AGHA Melbourne Gift Fairs.

Jul 27, 2017

Sweet Themes will be introducing the Commonwealth Games Edible Mascot at the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair.

Jul 25, 2017

Buckley & Phillips Aromatics are one of Australia's most reputable suppliers of essential oils and aromatherapy products.

Jul 24, 2017

Indus Design extend baby collection to include nursery decor and toys, launching at AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair.

Jul 21, 2017

Encompassing three beautiful home fragrance brands, Apsley and Company enjoys continued success with three feature ranges at AGHA Gift Fairs this August.

Jul 19, 2017

Find gifts for all ages with Ogilvies Designs at AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair this August.

Jul 17, 2017

What could your business do with up to $15,000 of free orders at the upcoming Melbourne Gift Fair?

Jul 11, 2017

Do you charge customers a surcharge on transactions? This is a quick guide to what you can and can't include when working out your surcharge.

Jul 03, 2017

Tips to prepare your business for the new financial year.

Jun 29, 2017

Bright Baby Imports bring the Goki range of socially conscious toys to AGHA Gift Fairs is August.

Jun 13, 2017

What if you could be the first to discover a new brand and bring it to your customers?

Jun 01, 2017

Whether you’re a start-up, family-owned business or a sole trader, promoting your products in person at the AGHA Melbourne Gift Fair can form a very valuable part of your marketing mix.

May 17, 2017

The AGHA Launch Pad exhibitor Mr. Lid say their containers are the first of their kind in the container-ware industry.  

May 12, 2017

The AGHA Launch Pad exhibitor Sunbella Creations innovative range of sun parasols offer stylish sun protection.

May 09, 2017

AGHA Wholesale Member Merrigold Collections are the exclusive distributor of the Wonderworld toy brand in Australia.

May 04, 2017

An AGHA Wholesale Member offer to attend MAISON&OBJET.

Apr 27, 2017

TAFENSW Lidcombe Design have a special for AGHA Members looking for a Statement of Attainment in design and styling courses.

Apr 17, 2017

The AGHA would like to invite you to attend GALA BLUE, the John Logan Foundation's 8th annual fundraising event on Saturday, 5 August 2017.

Apr 11, 2017

AGHA Members Indus Design have a baby blankie and beanie combo promotion, perfect for the colder weather!

Apr 03, 2017

Online purchasing has risen in 14 of the 15 product categories assessed, including fashion, beauty, reading and home goods.

Mar 31, 2017

‘Record My Hours’ is expected to benefit small business owners who do not have the resources to install expensive automated time-recording systems.

Mar 30, 2017

The Meditteranean inspired Azura range can be sourced from Scented Space by Apsley & Co.

Mar 29, 2017

Executive coaching generally involves coaching an individual to better perform their role.

Mar 22, 2017

Something a little different to put the Easter Eggs in, then reuse again and again, from Envirotrend.

Scam Watch
Mar 21, 2017

Already in 2017, the ACCC has received more than 1,000 reports of online shopping scams worth more than $150,000 in total.

Mar 20, 2017

Exhibit to be a part of Australia’s independent Australian Fashion Trade Fair.

Mar 16, 2017

Roy Morgan Research reveals how Aussie blokes feel about fashion and clothes shopping.

Mar 13, 2017

This month, David Bates (aka DB) from Workforce Guardian responds to a question about asking full time staff to take annual leave.

Mar 10, 2017

The luxury lifestyle magazine will be distributed quarterly with select NewsLocal publications in Sydney.

Mar 07, 2017

Coast2Coast Capital Group acquired Albi in June 2016, with a view to using the business as a platform for further sector expansion.

Mar 06, 2017

Barry Nicolaou of ShoeCircle explains the 3 Core Reasons Why Culture Eats Strategy for Breakfast.

Mar 05, 2017

Apsley & Co. launch titanic sized Splendid and Superior decorator candles.

Feb 28, 2017

VGM International is pleased to announce a beautiful new range of colours to join the Lifefactory Baby Collection.

Feb 23, 2017

The Trade Facilitation Agreement that has now come into force could support the creation of 20 million jobs worldwide, including many in Australia.

Feb 23, 2017

The decision from Australia’s independent Fair Work Commission delivers important reductions in excessive penalty rates that will help retail and hospitality businesses create more jobs and offer more hours.

Feb 21, 2017

Using digital innovation as the catalyst, the Brauz app makes it easier for customers to find and buy the things they like.

Feb 06, 2017

The Record Jacket Frame from Corner Block Studio is designed to transform vinyl album covers into wall art.

Feb 03, 2017

This month, David Bates (aka DB) from Workforce Guardian responds to a question about overtime rates.

Dec 13, 2016

Pastel Pines became the exclusive Home Fragrance partner to the National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) in 2015.

Nov 30, 2016

There’s no point making that big Christmas sale, if you can’t get the product to the buyer by December 24!

Nov 28, 2016

How do Australians really perceive our biggest department stores?

Nov 23, 2016

Apsley & Company are market leaders in fragrance diffusers.

Nov 19, 2016

From online shopping to price comparison sites, mobile sales alerts to ‘tap and pay’ functions, technology is fast changing consumers’ shopping habits.

Nov 18, 2016

The new Savannah One-Hand Smart Tongs are available now for purchase through AGHA Wholesale Member, VGM International.

Nov 15, 2016

Roy Morgan Research indicates Australian shoppers will spend more than $48.1 billion in retail stores over the Christmas trading period.

Nov 13, 2016

Endless Candles have released its must have Christmas candle, Gingerbread.

Nov 11, 2016

Applications are now open to Australia’s up and coming designer talent, with the winning prize valued at over $50,000.

Nov 11, 2016

In an Australian first, Australia Post will trial extended hours parcel deliveries to capital cities this festive season. 

Nov 01, 2016

In 2017, the Australian Gift & Homewares Association will be celebrating 40 years as the leading industry body. 

Nov 01, 2016

POP Travel Hat from EnviroTrend is the perfect practical gift this Christmas.

Oct 27, 2016

For a fresh summer update, AGHA Wholesale Member L&M Home teams pretty palettes with beautiful textures.

Oct 17, 2016

In response to our increasingly technological lives, creating private nooks within the home is set to be popular in 2017 and beyond.

Oct 17, 2016

AGHA Wholesaler Member William Valentine Collection have been appointed Australian distributor of Aquarius USA's range of licensed Harry Potter jigsaw puzzles, playing cards and games.

Oct 13, 2016

Zebra Technologies have announced the results of its latest Warehouse Vision Study on expectations in 2015 versus 2020.

Oct 12, 2016

The IAB Global Research Initiative aims to explore and understand the similarities and differences in consumer purchase and payment activities that take place on mobile devices.

Oct 12, 2016

We are thrilled to announce something new for AGHA guest blogger Sue from Polly finds beautiful things.

Oct 11, 2016

AGHA Wholesaler Member White Magic have released their latest range to help make eco-friendly cleaning a breeze.

Oct 09, 2016

Qantas and Airbnb have come together in a world-first partnership to earn Qantas Points when booking Airbnb accommodation.

Oct 07, 2016

AGHA Member, Endless Candles, has released its newest collection of gorgeous hand-crafted jar candles, melts and hand, body wash and lotions in a series of signature fragrances.

Oct 06, 2016

Whether you are camping, biking, or doing handy work, Optoco provides a bright and powerful solution.

Oct 06, 2016

Explore stylish new Terrain with Davis & Waddell, distributed by Albi Imports in Australia.

Sep 28, 2016

A gorgeous new collection of cushions and wall art is now available from AGHA Member, Hunt Homewares.

Sep 20, 2016

Desert tones are set to sweep across the industry this season, bringing warmth and comfort to homes and interiors.

Sep 07, 2016

The latest findings from Roy Morgan Research reveal that play is high on the agenda for the 2.6 million Australians who buy toys and/or games in an average four-week period.

Aug 17, 2016

AGHA Guest blogger Polly finds beautiful thing looks into amazing tote bags!

Aug 17, 2016

A touch of beautiful linen, breezy textures and a fresh new name.

Aug 16, 2016

Welcome to our Associate Members who joined by attending the Melbourne AGHA Gift Fair!

Jul 20, 2016

New to the buying scene or simply in need of a refresh? Here are all of the terms you’ll need to know.

Jul 18, 2016

An Aussie and a Brit walk into a bar, and went on a journey of Microfibre towel innovation.

Jul 18, 2016

Miniland Educational promotes active learning by combining traditional toys with digital apps.

Jul 15, 2016

Picket Fence Imports provide some tips on the 3 r's - Reuse Recycle Reclaim.

Jul 13, 2016

In the world of Fair Trade, stories of creativity, resilience and unparalleled craftsmanship abound.

Jul 12, 2016

AGHA Member, Enjoy® Lighting are lighting the way for Christian Dior, Michael Kors and Isabel Marant.

Jul 06, 2016

Marlin Brands Holdings expands further into Australia and New Zealand with Albi Imports acquisition.

Jul 04, 2016

Visual Merchandising tips for a fabulous retail display from Profile Products (Australia).

Jun 15, 2016

Global trend forecasters WGSN have shared a sneak peek of The Vision: S/S18 report.

Jun 06, 2016

This month, David Bates (aka DB) from Workforce Guardian responds to a question about the National Minimum Wage.

Jun 03, 2016

BeesKnees Imports showcase an enchanting new collection of unicorn themed toys and gifts by German brand, Spiegelburg.

Jun 02, 2016

AGHA Member Merrigold Collections is proud to be supporting Wonderworld and the Treeplus Project this July.

May 18, 2016

Discover Candle Bark Creations Christmas Wrap Packs at Home & Giving this August.

May 16, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Australia is in full swing - here's five tips to leverage the hype!

May 11, 2016

The Candle Bark Creations Oh My! range boasts a fun and colourful array of cards, brand new for 2016!

May 10, 2016

The leading decoration show connecting the interior design and lifestyle community worldwide.

May 06, 2016

The "WGSN TrendTalk: Houseware & Home Textiles 2017 Forecast" seminar was held on Wednesday, April 20 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.

May 04, 2016

Recently Canvas + Sasson owner and director Sarah Quin set off to India on a buying trip for homewares and furniture.

May 03, 2016

Phil Bee Interiors have been on the hunt for unique product, and exciting designs since 1997.

Apr 26, 2016

We have received information that an ongoing scam has emerged once again using our name and our trade show.

Apr 21, 2016

The AGHA caught up with stylist Megan Morton to talk business, beauty and working with family.

Apr 18, 2016

An invitation to attend our 'night to make a difference'.

Apr 14, 2016

We take a look at three celebrities who ventured into homewares.

Mar 18, 2016

Prepared by Lynne Grant (Special Counsel) and Nick Miller (Partner), from AGHA Business Partner Hunt & Hunt Lawyers.