• Laura Ingalls Wilder Museum

    A place that pays tribute to beloved characters and a television series
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    Shop! Association honors Event Network

    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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    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 »
  • Marketing Tips

    Retailers have valuable tools at their fingertips for communicating the latest information about their stores — including plans to re-open to the pu... more »

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Editor’s Letter: Hungry for Profits

Editor’s Letter: Hungry for Profits

I came across a story on the Huffington Post about how fast food joints make people want to eat at their restaurants. Considering nearly 30 percent of Americans report eating at fast food establishments on... more »
Hiring Teens

Hiring Teens

Tips you can't ignore and pointers you won't want to dismissWith many retailers hiring more part-time workers versus full time, it's important to consider the rules, regulations and unique attributions that apply to this part... more »

Donna Steakley

ZAG Board President Donna SteakleyFossil Rim Wildlife CenterGlen Rose, Texas 1.What makes your store unique?   Fossil Rim Wildlife Center is a 9 ½- mile drive through Wildlife Park, in which most of the animals... more »

Ronnie Shaw

Ronnie ShawThe Sankofa CenterSunnyvale, Calif. 1. What makes your store unique?The Sankofa Center is so much more than just a store. It's a grassroots health education non-profit that has been working in Ghana for more... more »
A Survival Guide to Combat Internet Lowball Pricing

A Survival Guide to Combat Internet Lowball Pricing

Many retailers today worry about the effect of the Internet on their brick-and-mortar business and feel that customers will buy from the Internet long before they buy from the store, mostly because of pricing and... more »

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