Retail Profiles

Interior image of the gift shop at Georgia Aquarium

Winsome Retail

Located in Atlanta, the Georgia Aquarium offers visitors a fascinating adventure — special in-person encounters, virtual exploration and multiple retail environments. The aquarium is recognized as the largest aquarium in the western hemisphere, according to... more »
Philadelphia Zoo is committed to eco-friendly options

Zoo-rific Shopping

Philadelphia Zoo, located in the outskirts of downtown Philadelphia, is a prime destination for locals — city residents, southern New Jersey residents and even individuals from Delaware — as well as tourists. The zoo typically... more »
Channel Craft

American Appeal

Channel Craft is a maker of “authentic, American toys, games and puzzles” based in North Charleroi, Pennsylvania and literally began as a marketing class project for Dean Helfer, president and founder. The business initially launched... more »

National Park Excursions

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is known for its diversity — in plants and wildlife. The mountains call to many visitors, it is one of the most visited national parks in the nation. Nestled along... more »
Swaddle Babies from Fiesta

Fun & Games

Since the pandemic began, toys, games and plush merchandise has only increased in popularity. Options range the gamut from cuddly and cute to logical, educational and creative finds. There are several upcoming opportunities for retailers... more »
Woodchuck USA helps with reforestation with its give-back initiative on its Buy one. Plant one. program

Buy One. Plant One.

Retailers and shoppers seek products that offer a charitable giving opportunity. And Woodchuck USA is one of the manufacturers that offers a way to give-back with each purchase of its Zippo Lighters. WOODCHUCK USA specializes... more »
Foil-stamped Cards from Leanin' Tree

New to Market

The 2021 winter markets are still different from past years, but will offer a combination of in-person and virtual events to support retail buyers and makers. Here is a summary of what to look for... more »
museums&MORE special section image inside Gift Shop Plus Magazine

From the Editor Winter 2021

Welcome to a new year, one that is filled with hope and new beginnings! Celebrate the museums, zoos, aquariums, historical locations and other destinations that have overcome many challenges presented in 2020 and have shown... more »

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