Posts by Karen Taylor
22 November 2013 by Karen Taylor
It’s official, the most wonderful time of the year has arrived! The city centre has been decorated and the christmas CDs have been dusted off and are entertaining the christmas shoppers.
The festive season is an important time for retail and it takes alot of planning to get our museum gift shops ready. Thankfully we don’t have to put together an advertising campaign that tugs at the heart strings of the nation but we still have to start preparing a year in advance. Read more…
If you go down to the Walker today you may be in for a surprise! The new autumn ceramics ranges, Beasties and Forest Friends have finally arrived in the gift shop.
As part of the merchandising team I go to trade fairs every year to look for new and exciting products for the gift shops in all our museums and galleries. In February this year we found the Beasties and Forest friends ranges and I instantly adored Beasties with it’s contemporary yet nostalgic, tweedy animals. Read more…