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Customization Trends

The world of customized merchandise is incredibly vast, and the segment is evolving fast thanks to advancements in technology such as 3-D printing, networked production and high-speed data transmission, enabling mass customization like never before.... more »

Gift + Stationery Week webinars are now available on-demand

Stationery Trends and Gift Shop®️ Plus presented an exciting week of free programming, Aug. 9-11, during its annual Gift + Stationery Week. This event  featured three interactive webcasts highlighting trends, diversity and the state of... more »
National WWII Museum

Gift Shop makes a pit stop at Louisiana museums

Our editor is on the road this fall and winter and stopping at lots of small retailers along the way, as well as some fantastic museum stores. Get an up-close look at the great display... more »

Staying Focused

The National World War I Museum and Memorial, located in Kansas City, Missouri, is an institution dedicated to “remembering, interpreting and understanding the Great War and its enduring impacts on the global community.” Since COVID-19... more »

Hall of Heroes Superhero Museum aims to fly higher

Allen Stewart hopes the first decade of the... more »

Manager’s Corner: Chris Gustafson, National Railroad Museum

It’s been two years since Chris Gustafson went all aboard the National Railroad Museum as its Museum Store Manager. With more than 30 years of experience as a department store buyer and manager, Gustafson was... more »

2017 reader survey results

Destination location retailers have always been unique in that their merchandise selection often fits into a theme or mission of a parent organization. As online shopping has changed the landscape of retail, destination retailers have... more »

If You Build It…

Tucked away in upstate New York, on the edge of Ostego Lake, rests a town surrounded by the country’s favorite pastime. Where an American cornerstone takes precedence, the town attracts more than 300,000 visitors annually.... more »

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