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Editor's Letter
Market Report
Book Reviews
Yarn Forward: Beyond Basic: In this industry, the bedrocks—affordable all-purpose yarns—are the blockbusters. Here we share top companies’ best-selling yarns, shown in the current top colors. By Christina Behnke
TNNA Update
CYC Update
• Yarn Group
• Spinning & Weaving Group
• CHA Update
• Ravelry
Smart Inventory • Plan for Profit. Use comparative sales and sales projections to prepare your inventory for holidays and events. By Kimberly Agbayani
• Smart Legal • Private Practices. How a privacy policy protects you and your customers. By Carol J. Sulcoski
• Smart Online • Would Shop Again. Understanding the thorny world of online reviews. By Noa Wheeler
• Smart Planning • Best-Laid (Emergency) Plans. Have an emergency plan in place to avoid potential disaster. By Daryl Brower
• Retail Profile: String Theory, Glen Ellen, IL. By Daryl Brower
Company Profile: Briggs & Little. By Maryam Siddiqi
• The Masters: Jim Bryson, Bryson Distributing

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YMN State of the Industry Report. By Sven Risom, North Light Horizons



Yarn-covered planets span the galaxy of our dreams! Lorna’s Laces yarns come in several weights and thousands of colorways, with one perfect for each celestial body. Photograph by Marcus Tullis

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