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Retailing and Consumer Sciences

Global in the News

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The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona has announced the 2016 presenters at its 20th annual Global Retailing Conference, which will be held April 14 and 15 at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.

Given the rapid evolution in retailing, this year's conference will focus on what's "in" — trends that are reshaping an industry that is increasingly challenged to be intimate, innovational and instant.

The Terry J. Read more »

Into the Minds of Millennials

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In a presentation to members of the UA's University Relations team, Anita Bhappu, Norton School Associate Professor discusses how to best engage millennials, based on the generation's consumer behaviors and attitudes.

A panel of 19 freshmen honors students participated in a Q&A session on how they think as part of the millennial generation. Read more »

News Contact: 
Dr. Anita Bhappu
Contact Email: 
abhappu@email.arizona.edu

Who Needs Holiday Nostalgia? You Do

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And what's more, savvy marketers know that you do, two Norton School professors say about the "most wonderful time of the year."

By Robin Tricoles, University Relations - Communications December 21, 2015 Read more »

News Contact: 
Dr. Sabrina Helm, Dr. Anita Bhappu
Contact Email: 
helm@email.arizona.edu
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abhappu@email.arizona.edu

According to Anita Bhappu, Associate Professor of Retail and Consumer Sciences, Retailers are competing for holiday workers

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Unemployment is at a seven-year low and the number of people working part-time shrank by 1 million since last September, according to the Labor Department. As the holidays approach, retailers hope people who need seasonal work are still out there.

 Anita Bhappu, associate professor of retail and consumer sciences at the University of Arizona, said that w Read more »

TCAI launches new partnership to help teach personal finanace

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Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. TCAI is helping to give teachers the tools they need to deliver these important life lessons.

Across the country, middle and high schools have begun incorporating personal financial education into their curricula to prepare young people to make good financial decisions as adults. Read more »

News Contact: 
Dr. Mike Staten
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu
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Richard P. Rosen, J.D.

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Rick Rosen
Assistant Professor of Practice
Retailing and Consumer Sciences
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078

John Jackson

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John Jackson
Adjunct Lecturer
Retailing and Consumer Sciences
650 N Park Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0078

UA Food Study: Shop More, Waste Less

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Bulk-buying of food might not be such a boon to the budget after all. Research by the Norton School's  Victoria Ligon and Anita Bhappu found that consumers shop too infrequently and overbuy when they do, contributing to waste.

Norton School researchers investigating how consumers make decisions about food consumption and shopping have found that they actually waste food because they bulk-buy too often. Read more »

News Contact: 
abhappu@email.arizona.edu
Contact Email: 
abhappu@email.arizona.edu

The future of retail will be won or lost in 'digical'

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Disrupt to survive.

That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren School of Retailing on April 24-25 in Tucson.

Disrupt to survive. Read more »

News Contact: 
Kim Brooke
Contact Email: 
kbrooke@email.arizona.edu

Congratulations to the UA Enactus team at Nationals!

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Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Louis!  Today, our UA team finished in the top 16 out of 181 schools that started the competition on Tuesday.  

Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Read more »

News Contact: 
Michael Staten
Contact Email: 
statenm@email.arizona.edu


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