museums&MORE Spring 2010

Artist Spotlight: Haley Art & Design

"Nothing good comes without a risk. Artist Connie Haley of Haley Art & Design isn't quite certain where she first heard that line, but she's repeated it to herself many times as she's navigated her w... more

Artist Spotlight: Larry Moss

You may think you know what the Mona Lisa looks like, but I can almost guarantee you've never seen it quite like this. Whereas daVinci used paint, airigamist Larry Moss shapes air with the use of ball... more

Editor’s Letter

My picture this issue was taken at the Rainforest Discovery Zoo in Tennessee, the gift shop of which is featured on page 10. After spending time with the people and animals at the zoo, I was driven to... more

Going Wild

Even animals get into the act at the Louisville Zoo Gift ShopsBy Abby Heugel, Managing EditorEven with the economy getting a bit back on track, retailers are still fighting for every consumer dollar o... more

Our Specialty

Full steam ahead for specialty museum store salesBy Abby Heugel, Managing EditorWhat do trains, cockroaches and Jell-O have in common? Not a whole lot, I admit, but they do all serve as the focus for ... more

Paper Profits

Product, regardless of category, should have an element of utility to it— especially in today's economy. With minimal discretionary dollars for consumers to spend in specialty stores, this makes it ... more

The Store Room: Spring 2010

Q. What are the common frustrations experienced when dealing with vendors and how do you think things could be improved?"Terry Blumer Woodland Park Zoo Seattle, Wash. The most common frustration I hav... more

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