“Consumers think, if it has a stain on it, I’ll just throw it in the trash. The truth is that stained shirt is going to be shredded up and made into non-apparel products,” says Dr. Jana Hawley, Norton School Director.
Actress Emma Watson caught the internet’s attention last month when she showed up to the Met Gala wearing a dress made from recycled plastic bottles. Read more »
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.
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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »