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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 »
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Editor’s Letter: Resolve to Evolve

Editor’s Letter: Resolve to Evolve

By the time you receive this issue, we will be one-third of the way through 2014. Did you make either professional or personal resolutions at the start of the new year?To be honest, New Year's... more »
Trade Talk

Trade Talk

How to negotiate with vendors and keep your relationshipsVendors represent some of the most important relationships any retailer has. The right vendor or sales rep relationships help to get product lines before competitors, important industry... more »
Traditional to Contemporary

Traditional to Contemporary

The American Swedish Institute is bridging generations What happens when you combine turn-of-the-century architecture with contemporary Nordic design? You get one of the most enjoyable cultural shopping experiences you could hope for at the American... more »
Garden Gate Shop

Garden Gate Shop

Buy a gift, plant a memoryFounded in 1859, the Missouri Botanical Garden is the nation's oldest botanical garden in continuous operation and a national historic landmark. It seems only fitting that this 79-acre world-class botanical... more »

Denise Lamoureux

Denise LamoureuxSouthwick's ZooMendon, Mass. 1. What makes your store unique? 1. Southwick's Zoo offers various retail locations inside the zoo, including three primary stores. Our largest store and main location, The Purple Peacock Gift Shop,... more »

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