Brent Walter’s father was a zookeeper, and Brent followed in his dad’s footsteps from an early age. In addition to being an integral part of the Vilas Zoo in Madison, Brent also is a longstanding member of the Zoo & Aquarium Buyer’s Group (ZAG) and its treasurer.
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.