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    Short Staffed?

    RA recent Gallup poll revealed that at the height of the pandemic, 68% of employed U.S. adults were working from home and only 26% felt they were emot... more »
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    A resort with multiple retail stores, attractions, and entertainment focuses on excellent service in every facet of its business


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Short Staffed?

RA recent Gallup poll revealed that at the height of the pandemic, 68% of employed U.S. adults were working from home and only 26% felt they were emotionally ready to return to their workplace, with... more »
Adventures in Paradise Outfitters, located in Sanibel, Florida

Seaside Appeal

Adventures in Paradise Outfitters, a retailer located in Sanibel Island, Florida, opened its first store in May 2009. Two years ago it opened a second store in St. Petersburg. Josh Stewart and his parents launched... more »
Channel Craft

American Appeal

Channel Craft is a maker of “authentic, American toys, games and puzzles” based in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania and literally began as a marketing class project for Dean Helfer, president and founder. The business initially launched... more »

National Park Excursions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its diversity — in plants and wildlife. The mountains call to many visitors, it is one of the most visited national parks in the nation. Nestled along... more »
Swaddle Babies from Fiesta

Fun & Games

Since the pandemic began, toys, games and plush merchandise has only increased in popularity. Options range the gamut from cuddly and cute to logical, educational and creative finds. There are several upcoming opportunities for retailers... more »

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