museums&MORE Fall 2019

Cultivating Curiosity

How the distinguished zoological organization is diligent in its attempts to save all the animals

Customization Sells

Manufacturers share customization insight

IGES announces 20th anniversary celebration

The 2019 International Gift Exposition in the Smokies (IGES) has announced its 20th anniversary celebration events and giveaways throughout the show on Nov. 5-9, 2019, at the Sevierville Convention Ce... more

Merchandising and display hacks for special event retailers

Five ways to reel in and retain today's fickle consumers

Museum Buyers: How to Shop AmericasMart’s January 2020 Market

{Sponsored} With three buildings spanning more than seven million square feet, AmericasMart’s January Market offers everything museum buyers are seeking — and a great deal more. The Museum Collect... more

Museum Store Sunday: advocating for nonprofit retail while increasing community engagement and store sales

{Sponsored} Museum stores stand to increase their profile and advocacy role during the third annual Museum Store Sunday on Dec. 1, 2019, an event devoted to advocating on behalf of nonprofit retail w... more

Peer Perspective: The Conservancy

Pam W. Smith | Retail Manager The Bald Head Island Conservancy, located in North Carolina, has been a destination for Carolinians and its visitors for 35 years. Likewise, the shop, which has be... more

Smoky Mountain Gift Show introduces new awards program

Smoky Mountain Gift Show to celebrate industry leaders

Wartime Immortals

How the specifics of a great war live on in take-home keepsakes

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