Membership

FabShop Network Membership

“The $100.00 annual membership is the BEST money spent the return is AMAZING!!! and unmeasurable!” Janet, former owner of Simple Threads Quilt Shop. Whether you’re a new shopowner starting out or a seasoned veteran, the programs and benefits will help your business grow, boost sales, and improve your bottom line.

Current Issue

FabShop News Issue 121

FabShop News Magazine

These are six of the articles in the most recent issue of the FabShop News Magazine. Quilting in America™ 2017 Stats When Is a Yard Not a Yard? Alternative Financing How Much Is a Customer Worth? Data Danger: Safeguard Your Customer Data Mastering the Meme: Creating Fun Images That Get Shared FabShop News Magazine is

Online Marketing

fabshophop.com

The FabShopHops’ have brought us the most customer referrals in the two years since we started participating! The online exposure is well worth the cost! The gift certificates we give that congratulate the winners are an excellent opportunity to welcome them to our shop and invite them to like us on Facebook and join our

Learn

Become a Savvy Buyer II

Don’t miss Karen Montgomery’s advice on: Defining your store identity and buying style; Pricing strategies to match your market; Better pattern buying; Savvy shipping options; Buying and selling seasonal goods; Working with your sales reps; Motivating employees to boost sales; Creating an inspiring shopping experience; Plus more! Unlock the secrets to better buying with insights

BizNotes

USPS, FedEx, and UPS Are Increasing Their Rates

USPS filed a notice to change price rates. First-Class Mail Forever stamps will rise from 49 cents to 50 cents. Product prices should increase approximately 1.9%, and most Shipping Services products will average a 3.9% price increase. You can find the new prices and more information on the USPS website. View Here Product Current Proposed Letters

Events

Market Kickoff Dinner Party

  We have a wonderful night planned! Mark your calendars and plan to attend our pre-Market dinner! Mingle with friends and colleagues, and participate in a fantastic panel discussion on How to Excel in Today’s Marketplace. Evening highlights: Panel discussion. Share your thoughts and views in a session. An open-mic idea swap to share your successes. Networking,

On-Demand Webinars

Open-to-Buy Basics by Laurie Harsh

016 Open-to-Buy Basics – Trailer from The Fabric Shop Network, Inc. on Vimeo. Series Two View All On-Demand Webinars >    What Happens When You Don’t Use an Open-to-Buy Plan?   Poor cash flow and profitability problems Supplier problems when bills aren’t paid on time Declining sales when the shop is too full of old merchandise High markdowns due to

Event Toolkits

Event Toolkit – Local Quilt Shop Day

January 27, 2018  |  January 26, 2019 Host Local Quilt Shop Day! “If you ever wondered if these are worth the investment, they are. It’s not just graphics. There are event ideas, email templates, talking points, and a schedule to keep me on track. This kit is a silent personal assistant. My favorite part is

BOMs

Serengeti Mystery – BOM

Who doesn’t love a good mystery? Serengeti Mystery is a skill-building program for beginning quilters, starting simple and advancing as you go. Illustrated step-by-step instructions for (9) 12” blocks/borders/finishing Fat eighth friendly program Quilt top uses approx. 13 yards of fabric (excluding binding/backing) Includes marketing materials for in-store and online Printable grayscale masters Kitting instructions

2018 Media Kit

FabShop MEDIA PLANNER

Print & Digital Opportunities

2018 – Download Reservation Form (442kb) 2018 – Download Entire Media Kit PDF Advertise in FabShop News! FabShop News is the premier trade publication for quilt and fabric retailers. Now in its twenty-first year of publication, it offers print and digital targeted advertising opportunities that reach over 2,500 independent quilt and fabric retailers. Reach your

Advertisers

FabShop News Magazine Issue 121

FabShop News Advertisers – Issue 121

  Current Advertisers December 2017 Edition – Issue 121 Interested in advertising in FabShop News Magazine? Benartex Brewer Quilting Checker Distributors Clothworks Elizabeth’s Studio Henry Glass Hoffman In The Beginning Loralie Designs Maywood Studios Michael Miller Midwest Textiles & Supplies Moda Fabrics Northcott Quilt Mania QT Fabrics Sewing Dealers Trade Association The Fabric Shop Network

Back Issues

FabShop News Back Issues

Complete Your Set Today! Order back issues while supply lasts. By Year Group – $50 including S&H. Indidvidual back issues are available for $7 each, Issue #38 and older; $10 each beginning with issue #39. WA residents add 8.4% sales tax. Ordering is easy, simply call us at (360) 892-6500. Use Visa or MasterCard. Click Here to Order

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