Retail Profiles

Summer 2019
What We Do in the Shadows

Intelligence, espionage brought to light at International Spy Museum

Summer 2019
Products with a Purpose

In our industry, there’s no shortage of companies doing their part to make the world a better place. From community service and mission trips to product and proceeds donation, these are just some of the companies hopping on board the give-back express. Able Made Suzanne McKenzie, Founder + CEO... more »

July 12, 2019
Peer Perspective: Linda Thomas, Alexandria Zootique

Alexandria Zootique | Alexandria, Louisiana How long has the Alexandria Zoo been open?Since 1971 when my first cousin opened it How long have you been working with?7 plus years in the shop; almost 40 years as a volunteer. Do you have any current exhibits or zoo animals that... more »

Summer 2019
America’s Athenaeum

The collection of libraries in the land of boroughs

June 14, 2019
Peer Perspective: Natalie Munderville, National Women’s Hall of Fame

Natalie Munderville, Education Coordinator National Women’s Hall of Fame Location Seneca Falls, NY Tell me about the range of women in the NWHOF. How are these women selected and inducted? There are currently 276 Inductees in the National Women’s Hall of Fame, and we induct 10-12 women every 2 years. Everyone in the... more »
Museum Store Association Members at Annual Meeting

June 10, 2019
Museum stores of all types and sizes can benefit from MSA membership

{Sponsored} When it comes to training, networking and support for retailers who work in non-profit institutions, a Museum Store Association (MSA) membership can’t be beaten. We spoke to three museum store managers about their experience as MSA members. Here’s what they had to say. AMANDA SCHULTZ: WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY Amanda Schultz... more »

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 »

Spring 2019
Manager’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 »
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