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October 2014

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Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties Reader Testimonials

“We always enjoy Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties magazine and are happy to share our stories. I learn something from it every time I read it and share it with our gift shop staff regularly.”
Beth Rich,
Zoo Superintendent,
Tautphaus Park Zoo,
Idaho Falls, ID

“Thanks for your magazine. I really enjoy it and learn from it monthly.”
Susan Michener,
Admission/Gift Shop Manager,
The Montgomery Zoo,
Montgomery, Ala.

“Sincere thanks for writing about us and our tea room. It meant the world to us. And we continue to be big fans of your magazine. Thank you for all the great resources you have put at our fingertips, making us truly understand that custom sells.”
Jacqueline Gillam Fairchild,
Her Majesty's English Tea Room,
Dunlap, Ill

“Thank you for your wonderful magazine. I love getting it and we do a lot of business with your advertisers. I know that their marketing money is limited, so I make sure to mention that I saw them in Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties magazine. Win-Win-Win. Everybody’s happy!”
Steve Fegley,
Director of Retail Operations,
the Science Museum of Minnesota

The camp store at the Westmoreland State Park, Virginia State Parks. T-shirts and hats are top selling for the system.

veryone loves a memento to remember the great time they had at a vacation spot, on a family trip, or during a weekend getaway. Whether your customers are purchasing an item for themselves or picking up an item to bring home to someone, gift shops can be an important stop at the end of any trip. While many theme park and museum visitors enjoy perusing souvenir stores, there are plenty of campgrounds and state parks that also encourage visitors to shop. Retail directors for these fun destinations take care in picking out the perfect merchandise, and realize healthy profits from their efforts.

David Blacker, executive director of Death Valley Natural History Association, emphasized the importance of product design. He cited this critical element as a way to keep items fresh and visitors purchasing souvenirs from the 600-square-foot visitor’s center.


Three Park Best Sellers


Maurice Sporting Goods, Inc. to Acquire River’s Edge Products

Maurice Sporting Goods has acquired River’s Edge Products, a premier source for innovative and exciting gifts, décor and novelty products for the outdoor enthusiast. More...

Sunburst Launches New Website

Sunburst Companies has announced the launch of a new website, More...

Nuwati Herbals Receives Two Prestigious Awards

Nuwati Herbals has had an exciting and rewarding 2014.More...

Montana Artistic Impressions and Debry Company Merge

Jim Debry has decided to retire and Kip and Kim Zsupnik have agreed to continue to offer the best products and customer service.More...

Safari Ltd.® Moves Headquarters

Safari Ltd.®, a family-owned manufacturer and worldwide distributor of educational toys, is moving its headquarters to a new larger location. More...

Asia America Wholesale Shows

Halloween & Party Expo


ToyFest West

Urban Expositions

Urban Expositions

California Gift Show

Las Vegas Market

New Show: Mid-Atlantic Souvenir Expo

Surf Expo Unveils the Coastal Gift Section

Surf Expo’s Resort and New Coastal Gift Section Gets a Thumbs Up from Buyers

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