• Virginia Museum of Fine Arts gift shop

    Creating a Connection

    Since 1936, the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts (VMFA) has been a cultural destination committed to “enriching the lives of all.” The Richmond museum... more »
  • Old Idaho Penitentiary gift shop

    Small But Mighty

    The Old Idaho Penitentiary is part of the Idaho State Historical Society and has been open as a museum since 1974. From 1872-1973 it operated as the I... more »
  • Dayton History Museum Gift Shop

    Q&A with Emily Teters

    Gift Shop® Plus connected with Emily Teters, museum store manager for Dayton History to learn more about the importance of impulse buys and works bes... more »
  • Shedd Aquarium

    Adventurous Retail

    Like many cultural institutions, Shedd Aquarium in Chicago had to adapt during the pandemic closures. In a highly successful move, the marketing depar... more »


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Philadelphia Zoo is committed to eco-friendly options

Zoo-rific Shopping

Philadelphia Zoo, located in the outskirts of downtown Philadelphia, is a prime destination for locals — city residents, southern New Jersey residents and even individuals from Delaware — as well as tourists. The zoo typically... more »
museums&MORE, a special section in Gift Shop® Plus, features the Philadelphia Zoo and Georgia Aquarium

Transformations

The doldrums of winter are receding and spring, in many places, is in full swing! Thankfully, transformations are occurring everywhere and museums&MORE is hopeful that museums, zoos, aquariums and other destinations are either partially open,... 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 emotionally ready to return to their workplace, with... more »
Adventures in Paradise Outfitters, located in Sanibel, Florida

Seaside Appeal

Adventures in Paradise Outfitters, a retailer located in Sanibel Island, Florida, opened its first store in May 2009. Two years ago it opened a second store in St. Petersburg. Josh Stewart and his parents launched... more »
Channel Craft

American Appeal

Channel Craft is a maker of “authentic, American toys, games and puzzles” based in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania and literally began as a marketing class project for Dean Helfer, president and founder. The business initially launched... more »

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