Retail Profiles

May 1, 2019
Peer Perspective: Lisa Banks, Cincinnati Zoo

Lisa Banks | Retail Operations Manager, Cincinnati Zoo How many gift shops are there within the Zoo and Botanical Garden? 4 How many do each employ? 40-50 seasonally; all one team that floats to different locations What are some of your best-selling items in each shop? Plush is our number-one seller.... more »

April 11, 2019
Manger’s Corner: Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden

The Zoological Society of Cincinnati was founded in 1873, and in 1875 the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden opened, making it one of the oldest zoos in the United States, joining the ranks with the Central Park Zoo, Lincoln Park Zoo, and the Philadelphia Zoo. Lisa Banks, the establishment’s retail... more »

Spring 2019
Entice & Inspire

2019 Creative Display Contest winner combines artisanal flair for creative merchandise arrangements

Spring 2019
Hear Us Roar

National Women’s Hall of Fame educates, plans expansion

March 13, 2019
Peer Perspective: Colorado Hemp Honey

Nick French | founder and bee shepherd, Colorado Hemp Honey Company mission: Frangiosa Farms is committed to responsible beekeeping in the face of bee decline through community education, backyard beekeeping, and support of locally sourced pure and simple honey. How do your products serve the mission? Our artisan raw honey products come... more »

Winter 2019
Making History

‘Downton Abbey’ exhibit sparks retail growth for Indiana history museum

February 15, 2019
New signing glossary apps designed to enhance museum access of visitors who are deaf or hard of hearing

If you are a family with at least one member who is deaf and hard of hearing, these new signing glossary apps might be for you. Each glossary provides access to thousands of signed terms and definitions specifically for aquariums, botanical gardens, natural history museums, nature centers, science museums, and... more »

February 6, 2019
Special exhibition open at National WWI Museum and Memorial

The 1903 edition of Cassell’s New French Dictionary defines “souvenir” as “remembrance, recollection, memory, reminder, keepsake.” “Remember Me.” “Souvenir de France.” “Mother Dear.” “Merci!” These and countless other sentiments are expressed in the fabric art stemming from World War I. Romantic and patriotic scenes were created on silk and cotton... more »
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