museums&MORE Summer 2014

A Retail Revolution

The changing pace and face of retailThe world of retail is constantly changing, which means your role as a merchant is to keep up. While you may have just gotten comfortable with Twitter, finally gott... more

Adventure Aquarium

From penguin paint to sharks with styleIt's not every day that you're given the option to purchase artwork created by a penguin, but at The Gift Shop at Adventure Aquarium in Camden, New Jersey, guest... more

Artist Spotlight: Ef*ivory

Carving out creativity, conservation and careersIn Ecuador, art" classes are non-existent in rural areas, such as the town where Geovanny Delgado, an artisan for Ef*ivory (elephant-friendly ivory), wa... more

C’Mon to Great Explorations

Sunshine state children's museums stores offer up hot items and cool stuffSun-seeking tourists flock to Florida year round, eager to enjoy sand, surf and, perhaps, a dose of Disney. Equally popular wi... more

Editor’s Letter: A Personal Touch

I recently had two experiences as a consumer that initially left me less than satisfied. In one instance the perishable products I bought were prematurely spoiled and in the other it was completely vo... more

Industry Spotlight, Yvonne Miles, July 2014

Yvonne Miles of San Diego Zoo Global has 39 years of retail experience and is called "The Retail Scientist" by her curators.

Michael Davis

Michael Davis, retail sales manager of Zootique@CPZ, thinks if your gift shop doesn't have and active Facebook and Twitter account, you are missing out on incredible free opportunities to engage your customer and make your shop seem relevant and exciting.


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