museums&MORE Fall 2015

American Keepsakes

Souvenirs celebrating American places made right here in America — that's a recipe sure to appeal to today's consumer. Here, we take a look at three new companies — Boundless Brooklyn, Michigan... more

Christa Simpson

Manager of Retail Operations Christa SimpsonThe DoSeum StoreSan Antonio MM: What is your retail background? I have worked in all aspects of retail for over 13 years, entering the world of nonprofit... more

Colleen Manzi

Director of Sales and Marketing Colleen ManziThe MountainKeene, New Hampshire Q: Could you describe your position at The Mountain?I work with our designers to create marketing collaterals and to pu... more

Editor’s Letter: A millennial transition

The mere mention of the word millennial to someone over 40 often brings a dismissive roll of the eyes. It conjures up images of 20-somethings with their faces buried in their smartphones, more interes... more

Getting Social

Influence purchase decisions with viral content

In-Port Stores

Gift shops at U.S. Naval Academy armed with merchandise

Joseph Hammer

Director of Product Marketing Joseph HammerLady Bird Johnson Wildflower CenterAustin, Texas MM: What is your retail background?I started in retail as a young guy, working in and managing/buying for... more

Manager’s Corner: Kathleen McLaughlin, Flying Leatherneck Aviation Museum

MM: What is your retail background? KM: My inventory history goes back to my 28-year career with San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E, 1972-2000). As inventory coordinator, I was responsible for over $... more

Manager’s Corner: Tommy Lee Brown, Saint Louis Zoo

Tommy Brown, retail manager and buyer for the Saint Louis Zoo, has a history steeped in retail. Beginning as a division manager for Dillard's Department Stores, Brown began a career with Six Flags in ... more

Resort Appeal

KeyLime Cove brings feel of Florida Keys to Chicago

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