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The latest products, techniques and information to launch you into 2022. 15 30-minute informative videos on the latest products available. Buy now (only $12.95) and also receive the awesome swag box that comes with it (while supplies last)!

AQR Academy Workshop

The Cash Flow System for Quilt Shops (Recording)

Create Your End-of-Year Cash Flow Checklist. Cash flow is the lifeblood of your business and it should be under constant review and optimization. 

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Latest Issue:

The October issue is full of ideas and information to help you make more money by exploring how materials matter (tips for finding the latest fabrics and designs), a summary of the hottest products and notions your customers are searching for, how to plan for consistent customer community and support, how a cash management system can help you overcome financial $tress, and much more! We hope you enjoy this issue!! Learn More > > >

SPECIAL FEATURE: Responding to Covid19

How should local quilt shops respond to the coronavirus pandemic? In solidarity.
AQR is assembling a collection of articles, conversations, and advice to keep you informed and inspired with advice and discussion from industry leaders and experts. Click here to read more.

Free Resources for your Shop

Featured Article:

Taking the Mystery Out of Markdowns

Just because you fell in love with that fabric when you saw it at Quilt Market doesn’t guarantee it will sell once it hits your sales floor! And when it doesn’t, you need a plan to get rid of it so you can buy fabric that will sell. AQR Business Experts Kizer and Bender share how to move merchandise that isn’t selling.

New! Fall 2019 Quilt Market Recap

2019 Fall Quilt Market Recap - Digital - American Quilt Retailer

You’re going to want to download this FREE issue. The editors of American Quilt Retailer have pulled together photos, videos and hand-outs of just a few of the exciting things we saw at the Fall 2019 Quilt Market.

CLICK HERE to Download the FREE Digital Quilt Market Recap Issue

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American Quilt Retailer is the quilting industry’s premier trade magazine. For over 20 years, thousands of independent quilt shop owners have depended on our publication for the information and resources they need to improve their businesses.

With a reputation for integrity, as well as a network of respected advertising partners, American Quilt Retailer delivers accurate and unbiased editorial content on the latest product updates, industry news, and business tools, to help quilt shop owners thrive in the global retail world! Learn More About AQR…