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Education Outdoors, Inc.

August 3, 2018 No Comments

See Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties Magazine Advertiser Education Outdoors, Inc. at the Smoky Mountain Gift Show in Tennessee and at the Las Vegas Souvenir and Resort Gift Show in Nevada. Education Outdoors, Inc. – Games that Grow with You!


Artistic Impressions Offers New Product Lineup and New VP of Sales

July 30, 2018 No Comments

Artistic Impressions, Inc., formerly Montana Artistic Impressions, Inc., is an all-new, bigger and better company with a new product lineup and sales manager. According to the company: “We are unstoppable with our product ideas, our low held inventory, our guaranteed sales, not to mention our custom fixtures, excellent customer service and high profit return.” Stop […]


New Report Tackles Challenges, Stigmas and Myths Related to STEM/STEAM Learning and Play

June 14, 2018 No Comments

With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting that STEM jobs will increase to more than 9 million by 2022, parents are increasingly looking for innovative ways to expose their kids to science- and math-based subjects. And while most know that the popular STEM acronym stands for science, technology, engineering, and math (with the recent […]


Beachcombers Coastal Life Relocates Shipping and Operations

June 14, 2018 No Comments

Beachcombers Coastal Life (BCL) will be relocating shipping operations from Florida to Virginia as they continue to focus on operational improvements. Beachcombers Coastal Life will be improving shipping operations via change in distribution center location. This latest change by Beachcombers further builds on the strong foundation set forth by Transpac who acquired Beachcombers Coastal Life […]


Urban Expositions Launches MATCH

April 30, 2018 No Comments

Urban Expositions has announced the launch of MATCH, a curated meetings program for suppliers and retailers designed to personalize the show experience and accelerate sales. The MATCH program will be included in the Las Vegas Souvenir Gift & Resort and Smoky Mountain Gift events taking place later this year with additional shows planned for 2019. […]


National Retail Federation/Forrester Survey Shows Merging of Physical and Digital Retail

March 23, 2018 No Comments

Traditional and online retailing are increasingly intertwined as customers seamlessly shop across touch points and the industry uses both platforms to better serve them, according to the annual State of Retailing Online study released in March by the National Retail Federation (NRF) and Forrester. “This report shows more than ever that retail is retail regardless of where […]


Beachcombers Coastal Life Makes Showroom Moves

February 1, 2018 No Comments

Beachcombers Coastal Life (BCL) is moving its two largest showrooms in both Atlanta and Las Vegas for the 2018 markets. In Atlanta, BCL is moving into the main OneCoast showroom in building two on the 18th floor and it will also be relocating and expanding its space within the OneCoast showroom in Las Vegas in […]


Beachcombers Coastal Life Launches Threads and Kids Lines

February 1, 2018 No Comments

Beachcombers Coastal Life (BCL) is excited to announce the launch of its Threads and Kids lines. Each line features a variety of tops, bottoms, accessories, and dresses for women, men, girls and boys. All the clothing and accessories were designed in-house with a focus on creating a line that is fashionable and comfortable to wear […]


Sandy Creek Mining Wins IAAPA Award

January 1, 2018 No Comments

During the 2017 IAAPA Attractions Expo the Sandy Creek Mining Company was awarded the Best Exhibit award (2nd place, 900 -1,200 square feet) by IAAPA.  Sandy Creek would like to thank our customers and team for over 26 years of support that have made the receipt of this honor possible.


Barry-Owen Co., Inc., Is Expanding

January 1, 2018 No Comments

Barry-Owen Co., Inc., is growing and expanding into new merchandise areas.  Betsy Chernin Vereb and Leslie Chernin Morreale,  formerly of Beachcombers Intl., have joined our team. We now offer a well-priced home decor and gift line, plus a range of new custom souvenir items, to complement our existing souvenir, jewelry, and toy lines. Say hello […]

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      – Beth Rich, Zoo Superintendent, Tautphaus Park Zoo, Idaho Falls, ID

    • “We have been in business since 1988 and a part of our success has been the use of trade magazines such as yours. Being far away from most trade shows, these magazines are a great lifeline for us who can’t just drive to a gifts show. So thank you for being there for us with insightful articles.”
      – Malia Johnson, President, Malimar Inc. dba Sedona, Honolulu, HI

    • “…Because of our budget, I am unable to go to market, so your Souvenirs, Gifts & Novelties publication serves at a great tool for me to see what is new and trending in the market, and I have tried many new products because I’ve seen them advertised in your magazine. Thanks again.”
      – Nancy Cole, gift shop manager, Booth Society, D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery & Archives, Spearfish, S.D.

    • I just received my copy of SGN Magazine, and I was delighted to see [Natalie Hope McDonald’s] article about us. Thank you for featuring my shop in such a lovely way. It means a lot to me as a small business owner.” 
      Heather Mohorn, Momo’s Tree House, Philadelphia, Pa.

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

    • “I wanted to take a minute to not only tell you how much I use and enjoy my copy of Souvenirs, Gifts, and Novelties Magazine, but to share with you some good news about my husband’s and my business Her Majesty’s English Tea Room. We recently won the prestigious Icon award from Americasmart Atlanta. …Thank you again for a magazine that is a little bit like a work book. My husband and I both go through it in detail, always picking up a display idea, new product, or tip.”
      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 March/April 2017 issue just arrived and it really made our day! Thank you for featuring the LA Maritime Museum’s Sea Chest Gift Shop. The article was very well-written, and our assistant buyer is thrilled to see her photo included!”
      Marifrances Trivelli,
      director and store buyer,  Los Angeles Maritime Museum,  San Pedro, Calif.

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