museums&MORE Summer 2013

Artist Spotlight: Wendy Cleveland

Sustainable, washable bags with fair trade artisan detailWhat would inspire an attorney and licensed customs broker to leave her job and pursue a patent for a new handbag design and to begin working w... more

Editor’s Letter: Cleaning Up

If you own a business and have never read anything by Seth Godin, best-selling marketing author, blogger and founder of, I highly suggest that you do. All 14 of his books have been bestsel... more

Jane Boyce

Jane BoyceTrain Collectors AssociationStrasburg, Pa. 1. What makes your store unique? We are required to carry only those items that relate to trains, specifically toy trains, as outlined in our 5... more

Kendra Klink

Operations Director Kendra KlinkAuburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile MuseumAuburn, Indiana What makes your store unique? The Museum Store at the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum is unique i... more

Museum Store at The Children’s Museum of Atlanta

A smart place to playThe Museum Store at The Children's Museum of Atlanta is certainly not one of those, Don't-touch-the-merchandise" stores. Instead, store staff encourages guests to bang on the xylo... more

Rachel Deaile

Director Rachel DeailePrattaugan Museum & Visitor CenterPrattville, Ala. 1. What makes your store unique? The Prattaugan Museum & Visitor Center relates to all things, City of Prattville and Aut... more

Showroom Shopping

Make it part of your sales strategyThe experience is everything," retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender of "The Kizer & Bender Institute of Marketing Strategy" believe. And as any specialty r... more

The Maritime Aquarium Gift Shop

Where the sea and the Sound are put on displayA purchase from the Maritime Aquarium Gift Shop in Norwalk, Conn. is more than a great souvenir — it's also a great way to give back.A vibrant and educa... more

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