EDITORIAL FROM SYDNEY GIFT FAIR 2022 CATALOGUE: Get your hands on the latest gift and homewares this February at the AGHA Sydney Gift Fair 2022. Your wholesaler with heart, Michelle Lawson from DARLIN (Aust) reveals why you cannot miss their range at the Gift Fair next month and why it’s important to attend, despite the current environment.
Michelle Lawson and her Husband, Phil from DARLIN (Aust) are dedicated to providing artisan made giftware, homeware and woodware from all over the world that meets the needs of their customers desire for premium goods that are both unique and beautiful. But its not all about the product, DARLIN pride themselves in customer service and creating a ‘family like’ experience when dealing with customers. Michelle shares,
‘We’re proud of our transparent and honest business ethics and when you become a member of DARLIN you become part of our family.’
The previous two years have been extremely challenging for everyone in the industry and with the return of Sydney Gift Fair in February 2022, DARLIN are getting ready to show the industry what they’ve been missing. From gorgeous and practical gift ideas that are excellent value for money to stunning new and bespoke homewares and furniture, you cannot miss this stand next month at Sydney Gift Fair. ‘We have so much on offer this February in Sydney. It’s been nearly two years and we can’t wait.’
‘Many of our customers have not seen at lot of our new products yet so it’s exciting to be able to reveal them in-person at the Gift Fair next month.’
When you visit DARLIN at the Gift Fair, you experience product that goes beyond the trends. You are sourcing products made from one of many small manufacturers who are making beautiful pieces with heart and soul. Most of the range is hand made from recycled, re-purposed, eco-friendly and/or sustainable products, so both you and your customers can feel good about looking after our precious environment. With No Minimum Dollar Spend, order what you need and go from there or enjoy their amazing Rewards Program – the more you order, the more freight and product discounts you will receive.
It doesn’t stop there! Despite the challenges faced in the past two years, Phil & Michelle went on a journey of business and personal growth through business coaching and won an award for ‘Most Improved Client Results over $1M Turnover’ – some recognition for the blood, sweat and tears they put into their business and servicing their customers.
Michelle also unveiled how crucial it is for retailers and buyers to attend the Gift Fair in February, despite what’s going on around us with Covid-19. ‘There is nothing like seeing, touching and feeling product. It’s a way for us to re-connect again as it’s been nearly two years! There are so many faces we have missed and face-to-face contact is so important, whether creating new relationships or re-building old ones. We need to return to the Gift Fairs in the ‘new normal’ to keep our industry strong – onward and upward we go!’