University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Retailing and Consumer Sciences

2014 Spring Primary Election Results

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Congratulations Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!!

Congratulations to Sabrina Helm, who has been elected to the Strategic Planning and Budget Advisory Committee (SPBAC)!! Great job on your accomplishment! Read more »

Supermarkets continue to give ground to other channels

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The term channel-blurring has taken on almost nostalgic quality these days. It's been many years since it was first identified that consumers were going to a variety of retailers to buy products that once were almost exclusively purchased at one particular type of store, primarily supermarkets.

The term channel-blurring has taken on almost nostalgic quality these days. Read more »

UA announces lineup for Global Retailing Conference

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Other speakers for the annual “forum and think tank” include Ken Langone, co-founder of The Home Depot; Walter Robb, co-CEO of Whole Foods; Jeanne Jackson, president of product and merchandising for Nike; and Brian David Johnson, futurist for Intel Corp.

Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, will be among the high-profile business presenters at the University of Arizona Terry J. Read more »

Tucson's Table Talk consolidating stores, changing owners

Although 80 percent to 85 percent of total retail sales still come from physical stores, the Internet is a competitor to all brick-and-mortar stores, whether they are big-name retail chains or smal Read more »

Conference Connects UA Students With Industry Executives

It may be a once-in-a-lifetime chance: the opportunity to meet with representatives from some of the world's leading companies – Nike Jordan, Macy's Inc. and Target. Read more »

As a brick-and-mortar retailer, would you let Amazon handle your checkout system?

But this potential checkout vendor is not just any company; it’s physical store-killer Amazon. Read more »

Moving up

The Tucson Hispanic Chamber promoted Juan Ciscomani to vice president of outreach. Read more »



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