We surveyed hospital gift shop managers throughout the United States. Over 150 managers responded to 53 questions on everything from salary to management oversight, gross sales, operations, financial software, shop hours, inventory, displays, fundraisers, shop size, market attendance, POS systems, mark-ups, volunteers and more. Sample questions include:
- What is your annual base salary?
- What are your shop’s annual GROSS sales?
- How many volunteers work in your shop?
- Who does the buying for the shop?
- How often did your stock turn last fiscal year?
- What was the initial cost of your shop’s POS system?
- How often do you change your displays?