Editor’s Letter

Celebrations Galore

As seen in Holiday Shop 2024. I never let a holiday go uncelebrated. I love the togetherness holidays bring. I love the nostalgic smells of indulgent food cooking — from hot dogs grilling on July... more »

From the Editor: In the Spotlight

Happy New Year! 2024 is underway as this issue lands in our readers’ mailboxes, and Gift Shop Plus is ushering in the new year with elation and optimism as we launch the Gift + Stationery... more »
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From the Editor: Winding Down

This time of year is hands down my most treasured. From amber leaves to chilled air to the merriment of another holiday season, these final months resonate deeply with me. They present a quiet, fresh... more »

From the editor: Crushing it

I love to meet women who are crushing it in business. Their stories inspire me to work harder, work smarter and never give up. It is so important to not only celebrate other women, but... more »

Main street inspiration

Inspiration can come from many places and in many forms. Lately, I’ve been inspired by the entrepreneurs I meet who have a passion for main street retail. These business owners are listening to what their... more »

All My Favorites

I know I've said this before, but this time I really mean it... This is my favorite issue to date! Why? It’s full of super cool people. In these pages, you will meet amazing artists,... more »

Season of Gratitude

The 2022 holiday shopping season is well underway as this issue goes to press. For many retailers the buildup to this year's fourth quarter has included many unknowns. Inflation, gas prices and shipping disruptions have... more »

See You Soon

Some call it the dog days of summer like it’s a bad thing. In my world, dog days are EVERY day, but the ones in summertime are that much sweeter when there is green grass... more »
Gift Shop Plus Spring 2022 edition

Intentional Retail

Today’s consumers, led by the growing spending force of millennials and Gen Z, are proving to be thoughtful and purposeful shoppers. Weighing every purchase, they give careful consideration whether a particular brand or store is... more »
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Inspiring Start to 2022

Happy New Year! Plenty of inspiration and opportunities await retailers in 2022, and we have a glimpse into the latest souvenir and custom offerings in the latest issue of museums&MORE. Also in this issue, I... more »

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