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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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Artist Spotlight: Ef*ivory

Artist Spotlight: Ef*ivory

Carving out creativity, conservation and careersIn Ecuador, art" classes are non-existent in rural areas, such as the town where Geovanny Delgado, an artisan for Ef*ivory (elephant-friendly ivory), was raised. Many boys only complete elementary school,... more »
Editor’s Letter: A Personal Touch

Editor’s Letter: A Personal Touch

I recently had two experiences as a consumer that initially left me less than satisfied. In one instance the perishable products I bought were prematurely spoiled and in the other it was completely void of... more »

Michael Davis

Michael DavisZootique@CPZWaco, Texas 1. What makes your store unique? My shop, Zootique@CPZ, is unique in that we've tired to position ourselves as a destination shopping location, as well as a zoo gift shop. We have... 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 »

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