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  1. Fair Trade Federation Conference

    April 25, 2018

    Every year, our Fair Trade buyer, Annette Shamloo, attends the Fair Trade Federation Conference. In March 2018, the conference was held in Westminster, Colorado. Even though our Fair Trade+ Gallery is only four years old, The Little Traveler has become known in Fair Trade circles, giving Annette the opportunity to network with and learn from […]

  2. 5 Travel Essentials

    April 6, 2018

    Whether you’re crossing the globe or just getting away for a quick weekend, toss these 5 items into your luggage to bring a little extra joy and ease to your travels.1. Lightweight PonchoRolls up nice & small and can even fit into your purse. Keep it handy in case you get chilled on the plane […]

  3. Pacific Crest Trailblazing

    March 27, 2018

    One of our very own is truly living up to the “Little Traveler” name. Ellen Murphy—you might recognize her bright smile from our Christmas Rooms and Fair Trade Gallery—is heading out in a few short days to hike the Pacific Crest Trail from the border of Mexico all the way to Canada. That’s 2,650 miles! […]

  4. 5 Fun Facts about The Little Traveler’s History

    February 26, 2018

    Earlier this month, Little Traveler employees gathered at The Geneva History Museum, just north of The Little Traveler at 113 S. Third Street, to learn more about the history of our store.Terry Emma, executive director of the museum, presented The History of The Little Traveler, the same presentation she’s been doing for customers in our Atrium Cafe. […]

  5. Buyers’ Favorites Roundup – Spring 2018

    February 20, 2018

    Our buyers have just returned from the markets, and they’ve purchased with an eye toward bringing in items that’ll help you further connect with those you love. They’ve stopped by to tell you about some of their favorite finds for spring 2018. Happy “Traveling”!Kay’s Favorite New Thing for SpringEvery year, Baby Room buyer, Kay Weir, […]

  6. Gourmet Food & Drink – Spring 2018 Highlights

    February 20, 2018

    Heidi’s Favorite New Thing for SpringOur Gourmet buyer, Heidi Brothers, has returned from the Fancy Foods Show, where she discovered lots of great new foods for you to try. She’s especially excited about the The Zen of Slow Cooking, a product that adds serenity to the kitchen and provides employment for adults with disabilities. These […]

  7. Happy Birthday!

    February 12, 2018

    Everyone deserves to feel special on their birthday. Give your peeps the treatment with birthday-specific delights from around the store.Nora Fleming Birthday Cake Mini for any Nora piece – in the Housewares DepartmentGlass “Happy Birthday” Ornament—can be personalized! – in the year-round Christmas RoomsBirthday Cards on Chocolate Bars, Birthday Cake, and Popcorn & Birthday Cake in a Mug […]

  8. Fair Trade & Philanthropic Brands – Spring 2018 Highlights

    February 12, 2018

    Retail with a SoulFair Trade products ensure that marginalized craftsmen/women and farmers around the globe receive fair payment for their goods, allowing them to earn a living and support their families. The gorgeous jewelry, handbags, apparel, home decor, toys, tea, coffee, and so much more in our Fair Trade Gallery are crafted in over 40 […]

  9. Fashion – Spring 2018 Highlights

    February 12, 2018

    Leslie’s Favorite New Thing for SpringThroughout the year, our fashion buyer, Leslie Waterson, scouts the style markets to bring you a great selection of seasonal apparel, accessories, and jewelry from around the world. This spring, her favorite discovery at market is…pink! As in the soft shade of light pink you see on the Tribal jacket […]

  10. Gifts & Celebrations – Spring 2018 Highlights

    February 12, 2018

    Here Comes the BrideWedding season will soon be upon us, and we’re here to help you find truly special gifts for the happy couple. Precision-cut crystal figurines by Swarovski are a timeless gift to commemorate the special day for the rest of their lives. The stunning glimmer of Swarovski earrings, bracelets, and necklaces make them the […]

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Fair Trade Federation Conference

Every year, our Fair Trade buyer, Annette Shamloo, attends the Fair Trade Federation Conference. In March 2018, the conference was held in Westminster, Colorado. Even though our Fair Trade+ Gallery is only four years old, The Little Traveler has become...

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