Operations

Business 2 Business: catstudio helping veterans and their families

For the traveling, doodling, music-loving duo of Carmel and Terrell Swan, naming their business, catstudio, which is located in Petaluma, California, seemed to evolve because of a “simpler is better” mindset. The name was developed... more »

Kickstart Campaign

You tried out a line of goods that just hasn’t panned out like you hoped and now you’re desperate to get those moving out the door. Every brick-and-mortar retailer has likely faced this scenario and... more »

Analytical, creative store layouts lead to maximum profits

Designing your retail store’s interior is both an art and a science that requires artistry, psychological insights and a little bit of testing. How you organize things can tell your brand’s story, create an immersive... more »

A Haitian Narration

There are few things in this world that match the blissful feeling you get from helping a child, in any capacity. I learned that a while ago and was overjoyed to have a chance to... more »

Gift + Stationery 40 Under 40 Awards nominations are underway

Recognizing the Gift + Stationery Industry's next generation of leaders, the 40 Under 40 Awards will honor 40 outstanding individuals who are making great strides in the industry. Submit free nominations by April 1, 2019.... more »

5 tips to plan a successful 2019

It’s that time of year again to put away the holiday decorations, ring in the New Year and to get your store ready for the new season. Here are the top five ways I would... more »

Why young customers love physical stores

In the coming years, the combined population of the millennial and Generation Z demographics — essentially people 40 and under — will make up more than half of the United States. In 2019, Museums & More will... more »

Majority of Retailers Say Sales up in ’18

Labor is on the mind of a growing number of nonprofit and specialty retailers. When Museums & More asked readers in our annual survey what work-related topic kept them awake at night, labor and staffing... more »

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Upcoming Trade Shows

Oct 20 – 23

Kidsworld (Fall)

Dallas, TX USA
Oct 20 – 23

Mega Show Part I

Hong Kong, China
Oct 20 – 23

Dallas Apparel & Accessories Market (Fall)

Dallas, TX USA
Oct 21 – 23

The Panama City Beach Gift Show

Panama City Beach, FL USA
Oct 27 – 29

Mega Show Part II

Hong Kong, China
Nov 3 – 5

AmericasMart Atlanta Fall Cash & Carry

Atlanta, GA USA
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