We asked Amy Dufour, a marketing manager for Urban Expositions — one of the biggest players in the retail trade show industry — what the most common mistake she sees companies in the field make. Her answer was two-fold, but both involve the internet.
Bill Lucey started RainForest Adventures Discovery Zoo 16 years ago. The learning curve was steep early. However, the biggest thing he’s learned in the long haul is not to let preconceived notions hinder his decision-making. Is there anything you do differently now than when you started? I think that learning curve...
I have been involved with some form of retail all of my life. I worked in fashion retail at a department store when I was 15 years old.
As avid travelers, we here at Museums & More often have a chance to see the beauty in nature that lies outside of gift shop walls at America's national parks.
On average, the number of people visiting Park City, Utah, is greater than the number of people who actually live there. It is a quintessential tourist town.
Jennifer Martin, who oversees 14 retail operations, described Cedar Tree Gift Shop at Glacier National Park as being “a pretty special store.” Indeed, it is.
It would be difficult to find someone as dedicated to the Lowry Park Zoo's success than retail director Kim Gefre.
Kim Gefre's biggest regret? Not getting into zoo retailing sooner. With more than a decade in retail — first at Busch Gardens and the past 10 years at Lowry Park Zoo in Tampa — Gefre couldn't enjoy her job more.