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April 5-7: 27th Annual Made in NH “Try It & Buy It” Expo to be held in Manchester

Guests will find woodworkers, furniture makers, chocolatiers, bakers, jewelers, homemade jams and jellies, outdoor clothing, t-shirts, authors, including 2 children’s authors, knitters, metalwork, photographers, a lavender farm, potters, all-natural face and body treatments, women’s specialty clothing, children’s clothing, candles, tide clocks, fudge, custom cowboy boots, hand-tied fishing lures, and more.

Dew Collective adds modern twist to Manchester Flower Studio

And that’s exactly what she’s aiming for with Dew Collective, a new venture founded by MacLaren, who is partnering with longtime florist Janet Desmarais of Manchester Flower Studio to expand the joy of fresh flowers while making new spaces for creativity through a unique business model. 

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Don’t let Black Friday become Hack Friday

Hackers, just like many holiday shoppers, prepare for Black Friday. In fact, they started doing it months ago, according to cybersecurity company NordLayer.

Merchants Fleet annual survey says sustainability will heavily influence 2023 holiday shopping season

“Sustainability remains front and center for American consumers and this clearly extends to their attitudes toward holiday package delivery, reinforcing the imperative for companies to adapt and become greener and more efficient in their shipping operations,” said Brendan P. Keegan, chairman, CEO and president of Merchants Fleet. “There’s never been a better time for retailers, brands and delivery fleets to accelerate their transition to electric vehicles.” 

Level Up Gaming under new, joyous management

Level Up Gaming located, at 679 Mast Road, is under new management since June when. Crystal Fortin and Adam Gramatikas purchased the store for an amount in the six figures. The couple, hailing from New Boston, have always been avid gamers, especially when it comes to older systems.

Store no more: LGBTQ+ retailer Keke’s Dream considers move to Elm Street after losing lease at mall

Store owner Keith Marcoux Sr. said they had received an eviction notice from the mall’s management due to a clause in their lease that could force them out at any time. Any business in the mall on a short-term lease can be supplanted at any time by any other business willing to sign on to a long-term lease. This was the case for Keke’s Dream, which for some time has been the only LGBTQ+ business in New Hampshire.