• Lincoln Park Zoo Gift Shop - tshirts made from recycled plastic bottles

    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 »
  • Image of gears and people

    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 »
  • Great Wolf Lodge

    A resort with multiple retail stores, attractions, and entertainment focuses on excellent service in every facet of its business

Product Spotlights View more »

Product Trends View more »


A Retail Revolution

A Retail Revolution

The changing pace and face of retailThe world of retail is constantly changing, which means your role as a merchant is to keep up. While you may have just gotten comfortable with Twitter, finally gotten... more »
Adventure Aquarium

Adventure Aquarium

From penguin paint to sharks with styleIt's not every day that you're given the option to purchase artwork created by a penguin, but at The Gift Shop at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey, guests... more »
C’Mon to Great Explorations

C’Mon to Great Explorations

Sunshine state children's museums stores offer up hot items and cool stuffSun-seeking tourists flock to Florida year round, eager to enjoy sand, surf and, perhaps, a dose of Disney. Equally popular with families are the... more »
Industry Spotlight, Yvonne Miles, July 2014

Industry Spotlight, Yvonne Miles, July 2014

Yvonne MilesSan Diego Zoo GlobalSan Diego1. What makes your store unique?We have a fabulous collection of products from all categories within our stores. Each store is themed to reflect its corresponding area or exhibit, with... more »
Industry Spotlight, Rachel Drew, June 2014

Industry Spotlight, Rachel Drew, June 2014

Rachel DrewOcean Sole Ltd.Nairobi, Kenya1. What makes your product unique?Ocean Sole products are handmade in Kenya using recycled flip-flops collected from local beaches and waterways. Thousands and thousands of colorful flip-flops wash up onto the... more »

Social Connections

Upcoming Trade Shows

Mar 3 – 5

Atlanta Spring Market

Atlanta, GA USA
Mar 23 – 26


Dallas, TX USA
Mar 28 – 31

Philadelphia Gift Show

Oaks, PA USA
Gift Shop Plus Winter 2021 cover image
Get one year of Gift Shop Plus in both print and digital editions for just $16.

Interested in reading the print edition of Gift Shop Plus?

Subscribe Today »

website development by deyo designs