museums&MORE Spring 2017

5 Tips to Strengthen Your Store Merchandising

One of the top priorities you have is to make sure your physical store environment is attracting the attention of customers

Bold and bright trending in jewelry and accessories

We polled several designers on what colors and styles are trending in the world of jewelry and accessories. Here’s what they had to say.

Crazy about sharks

This product collection will help you celebrate 'Shark Week'

Heather Hoffman, AT Storrs

Heather Hoffman is well-known throughout the industry. That happens when you once held held the title of show director for the International Gift Exposition in the Smokies.

Manager’s Corner: Yvonne Pedigo, Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

Yvonne Pedigo and her staff take pride in making the museum’s store — the Curio Store — as unique as possible.

Maritime on the Mississippi

New Orleans’ Audubon Aquarium of the Americas embraces its surroundings and beyond

Museums & More, Zoo & Aquarium Buyers Group (ZAG) team up for partnership

Museums & More has long valued its relationship with ZAG, including being sponsor for numerous years. However, we felt it beneficial to strengthen our association in the way of more content and directed toward and about ZAG members

Olde New York

Big Apple’s oldest museum finds ways to be on the cutting edge

Peer Perspective: Lisa Shoyer, Space Needle

Just think how cool it would be to work at one of the most iconic landmarks in America? As the overseer of the SpaceBase Gift Shop at the Seattle Space Needle, Lisa Shroyer gets to do just that.

Peer Perspective: Nicole Leinbach Reyhle, Retail Minded

Reyhle’s Retail Minded, a print and online resource for independent retailers, is enjoying its 10-year anniversary. Reyhle shares thoughts on the question she hears most often, mistakes retailers make and offers advice for those looking to add ecommerce to their operation.

Peer Perspective: Yvonne Pedigo, Buckhorn Saloon & Museum

Yvonne Pedigo absolutely loves her job at the Buckhorn Saloon & Museum in San Antonio. With great drinks, great food and wildlife and Texas Ranger artifacts all under one roof, we can understand why.

Q&A with ZAG board president Michael Davis

Michael Davis was elected ZAG board president in 2014 and will complete his term this year. Holding such a key role in the organization had made him a well-know figure in the industry. He shares what he’s learned on the job, as well as a little bit about his love for 1980s era alternative music.

Snack Worthy

Feeding off the specialty food following, stocking shelves with edibles proves positive

ZAG revamping website, looking to expand overseas

ZAG is partnering with the buyer (and ZAG Member) Alison Brooks from Chester Zoo to explore a UK/European chapter.

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