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John Muenzer

Recent Posts

Reflections on Brand and Merchandise Presentation in View of Global Shop 2016

Monday April 4, 2016

As Global Shop celebrates another successful event, it’s a good time to reflect on the industry, specifically how brand and a merchandise presentation is directly tied to the success of a retailer.

Reflecting on the 2015 Retail Market and Planning for 2016

Wednesday January 6, 2016

As 2016 begins, it’s a great time to reflect on the challenges conquered in 2015 and the obstacles that need to be addressed in the coming year.

THE IMPORTANCE OF CLIMATE-CONTROLLED TRANSPORTATION OF ART, HISTORICAL ARTIFACTS AND HIGH-END EXHIBITS

Tuesday September 9, 2014

When moving high-end exhibits, precious historical artifacts and expensive art pieces, two factors stand alone in importance: temperature and relative humidity levels! Not having these controlled can cause as much damage over time as any single event. Many priceless pieces must have precise controls in place during transportation to ensure the artifacts don’t suffer damage in transit.               

ONE SERIOUS FACTOR OFTEN OVERLOOKED IN HIGH-VALUE EXHIBITION TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday August 6, 2014

You have a museum or science center exhibit that needs to be transported. But this isn’t your normal type of exhibit – this one has a value of $50 million, and that’s not even accounting for any invaluable, historically significant or irreplaceable artifacts! Now what?

EVERYONE IS AN “EXPERT” – CHOOSING THE RIGHT RETAIL LOGISTICS PROVIDER

Tuesday July 15, 2014

I often hear logistics providers trumpeting their value and expertise. But to a certain degree the barrier to entry in this industry is fairly simple – especially if you are non-asset based. So it really makes sense to vet the providers you are looking at prior to making a decision on who you’re going to entrust to be your logistics provider.

THE MOST IMPORTANT, AND MOST FORGOTTEN, ASPECT OF MUSEUM EXHIBIT TRANSPORTATION

Wednesday July 9, 2014

When it comes to complex challenges in moving museum-quality exhibits from one venue to another, the aspect least thought about is storage. However, storage is a major concern to the museums, exhibit manufacturers and companies that manage the touring of these high-grade exhibits.