• Dayton History Museum Gift Shop

    Q&A with Emily Teeters

    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 »
  • Positive Impact

    Zoo Atlanta is a destination that is “dedicated to connecting people to animals and inspiring conservation action.” For more than 100 years, the z... more »
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    From the Editor

    One of my favorite quotes about springtime is: "Where flowers bloom, so does hope." – Lady Bird Johnson.  Lady Bird Jonson’s quote reminds me th... more »


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Woodchuck USA helps with reforestation with its give-back initiative on its Buy one. Plant one. program

Buy One. Plant One.

Retailers and shoppers seek products that offer a charitable giving opportunity. And Woodchuck USA is one of the manufacturers that offers a way to give-back with each purchase of its Zippo Lighters. WOODCHUCK USA specializes... more »
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New to Market

The 2021 winter markets are still different from past years, but will offer a combination of in-person and virtual events to support retail buyers and makers. Here is a summary of what to look for... more »
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From the Editor Winter 2021

Welcome to a new year, one that is filled with hope and new beginnings! Celebrate the museums, zoos, aquariums, historical locations and other destinations that have overcome many challenges presented in 2020 and have shown... more »
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 retail partner to cultural attractions, has received the 2020 Shop! Design Award for Sustainability. The award... more »
Thinking on your feet: Adjusting to the new norms in shops and shows

Thinking on your feet: Adjusting to the new norms in shops and shows

{Sponsored} In the sleepy college town of Hanover, New Hampshire, much of life (and shopping traffic) centers around Dartmouth College and the campus population. After Dartmouth cancelled all activities prior to the 2020 graduation ceremonies... more »

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