museums&MORE Winter 2015

A Point of Interest

In years past, point-of-sale (P.O.S.) systems have been expensive and time consuming to manage — forcing retailers to neglect them and, as a result, neglect the opportunity for stronger store succes... more

Captive Audience

Inmates nicknamed it The Rock." Located on an island 1.5 miles off the San Francisco coast, Alcatraz was America's first maximum-security civilian prison, housing the nation's most incorrigible crimin... more

Changing with the Times

Welcome to our last issue of the year.It's been a big year for Museums & More in that we welcomed in 2014 with a brand-new design, the first one in almost two full decades. Looking ahead to 2015 we ca... more

Hannah Novak

Hannah NovakGrand Rapids Public MuseumGrand Rapids, Michigan What makes your store unique?The Curiosity Shop is unique because we are able to offer a wide variety of gift items for young and old. I... more

Manager’s Corner: Ronnie Shaw, The Sankofa Center

MM: What is your retail background? RS: The Sankofa Center is an arts-based HIV prevention charity I founded in Africa years ago. I began designing the product line baring its name borne out of a need... more

Sallie Stutz

Sallie StutzThe Brooklyn MuseumBrooklyn, New York 1. What makes your store unique?First, we are a Museum store that has an established to offer one-of-a-kind cultural products that represent our co... more

Teresa Dunlap

Gift Shop Supervisor Teresa DunlapHubbard Museum of the American WestRuidoso Downs, New Mexico What makes your store unique? We are a tourist town, so I look for unique items that you won't find an... more

Zootique at Cameron Park Zoo

One difficulty a zoo gift shop can face is attracting the general public — beyond just visitors to the zoo. At Zootique at the Cameron Park Zoo (CPZ) in Waco, Texas, the team uses social media and e... more

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