The gift shop at Grand Strand Medical Center has experienced a renovation under the operation of Lori's Gifts. Lori's Gifts is a national premier gift shop management company that offers custom-tailored merchandise and superior customer service. Lori's Gifts was the 2013 recipient of the ICON Honor of Excellence Award, which recognizes and celebrates national retailers for leadership and innovation in the gift industry.

“We wanted to expand our gift shop services to allow for longer hours, a customer rewards program, and products tailored for patients and their loved ones,” explains Julie Kopnicky, Interim Marketing Director. Lori's has been providing expertise in hospital gift shops since 1981, offering a selection of everyday gifts (plush animals, games, snacks, fresh flowers, gift baskets, balloons, books and more).

In addition, Lori's offers online ordering with free delivery to patients at Grand Strand Medical Center. “We recognize that our community is a tourist destination and there are times that a patient's family is unable to be with them. We wanted to provide those friends and families a way to say we are thinking of you and we hope you get well soon,” says Kopnicky. Online orders can be placed at The gift shop operating hours are seven days a week (Monday through Friday: 9:00am to 8:00pm; Saturday and Sunday 10:00am to 7:00pm, 365 days a year, including holidays.