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Hospital Gift Shops: The Right Retail Prescription

Hospital Gift Shops: The Right Retail Prescription

The heartbeat of any health care facility, hospital gift shops benefit from a captive clientele, but they also have the tough task of merchandising to repeat customers, replenishing quick-turnover stock, and operating on a largely... more »
Exhibit A: The Museum Store

Exhibit A: The Museum Store

Haley Shapley Museum gift shops have a set of operating conditions all their own—constantly changing exhibits and inventory, finding just the right products to tie in with the museum's mission and even staffing challenges. Find... more »
Winter Forecast 2011

Winter Forecast 2011

Boxed In In a salute to the geometry of art deco, box chains are emerging as a trendy pattern to watch. Look for them not just on jewelry but in all manner of home accessories... more »
Fall Forecast 2010

Fall Forecast 2010

They're a Hoot! Fluffy owls are showing up everywhere from dinner plates and jewelry to table linens and toys. Nest these winged nocturnals in your store and watch sales soar. Resources Midwest-CBK800.394.4225 www.mwcbk.com Jack Rabbit... more »
Summer Forecast

Summer Forecast

Beauty in Butterflies Butterflies provide the newest images seen on many products this season. Imagined in free flight, butterflies provide a particularly emblematic image for carefree abandon and they incorporate many colors in their wing... more »

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