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    Shop!, a global trade association dedicated to enhancing retail environments and experiences, announced that Event Network, the leading experiential r... more »
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Zootique at Cameron Park Zoo

Zootique at Cameron Park Zoo

One difficulty a zoo gift shop can face is attracting the general public — beyond just visitors to the zoo. At Zootique at the Cameron Park Zoo (CPZ) in Waco, Texas, the team uses social... more »
Manager’s Corner: Ronnie Shaw, The Sankofa Center

Manager’s Corner: Ronnie Shaw, The Sankofa Center

MM: What is your retail background? RS: The Sankofa Center is an arts-based HIV prevention charity I founded in Africa years ago. I began designing the product line baring its name borne out of a... more »

Sallie Stutz

Sallie StutzThe Brooklyn MuseumBrooklyn, New York 1. What makes your store unique?First, we are a Museum store that has an established to offer one-of-a-kind cultural products that represent our collection. But more recently, as our... more »

Theresa Danneffel

Theresa DanneffelJohn Ball ZooGrand Rapids, Michigan 1. What makes your store unique? Our store is in the only zoo in Grand Rapids. We get calls from a variety of people asking about specific animals that... more »
The 1766 Shop

The 1766 Shop

The Omni Homestead Resort offers southern charm for season-long salesAre you looking for something special for someone at home? Do you want to cap off a relaxing resort experience by buying yourself something nice? The... more »

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