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for Gift Shop Managers

Cindy鈥檚 Newsletter for Gift Shop Managers delivers practical, ready-to-implement content to gift shop managers, retailers, and volunteers across the country. We help our readership of over 3,000 retailers optimize shop operations, grow revenue, and connect with one another. The newsletter is published monthly and free since 2001.

Have you paid your dues this quarter?

The value and richness of this newsletter comes from your participation. Do your part by submitting two comments per quarter, at minimum. Reply to reader’s questions listed throughout the newsletter (in green) or simply share what is working or isn’t working in your shop, a great selling product, a helpful website or resource, an operating question, your biggest challenge right now, a terrific vendor you’ve come across recently, tips on managing volunteers, or tips on managing yourself!

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MAY 15, 2023

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Thank you to our sponsors!

We would like to take the opportunity this聽month to thank our聽advertisers. The聽newsletter would not be聽possible without them.

We hope you are having a terrific Spring and will see you next month!

The May聽issue of Cindy’s Newsletter will not be available due to a loss in the family.



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