• 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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Fortitude

The retail climate, as we all know, has been extremely challenging in 2020. In light of the ups and downs of this roller coaster year, I’d like to share a quote from Helen Keller that... more »

Nonprofit Retail Outlook: Sales and Trade Shows

{Sponsored} As COVID-19 continues to impact nonprofit retail, both retailers and vendors are learning to adapt. Although the future is less certain than in the past, the ability of those in the industry to think on... more »
Unmasking sales: How an Atlanta museum store is adapting and connecting to customers safely

Unmasking sales: How an Atlanta museum store is adapting and connecting to customers safely

{Sponsored} After months of closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the High Museum of Art in Atlanta is ready to safely invite visitors back into the museum. Masks are required for anyone 3 and older, and... more »

Bald Head Island Conservancy Gift Shop – Turtle Central

With so many retailers facing similar challenges right now, we encourage you to "Share Your Story" so that retailers in the industry can connect with one another and share experiences and tips with one another. The Bald... more »

Matt Buckley

After compiling a portfolio of drawings in the late 1980’s, sculptor Matt Buckley pursued acceptance into an art college to broaden his horizons. “Admittedly the subjects within the portfolio leant themselves more toward the macabre... more »

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