The changing face of retail – and the growing convergence of the digital and physical shopping experience – was among the major topics of discussion at the University of Arizona's 18th annual Global Retailing Conference, held Thursday and Friday at Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson.
Here are links to the three most prominent CNBC interviews during the conference. All include prominent plugs for the conference and the TJL Center.
April 10, 2014 - 10:32 AM EST
Squawk on the Street
Walter Robb Interview Read more »
This year's conference was an amazing success! Thank you to all our sponsors and speakers for making this another successful event. Read more »
This year's conference was an amazing success! Thank you to all our sponsors and speakers for making this another successful event.
The Retail Entrepreneurship Club (REC), a student club within the Terry J. Lundgren Center for
Retailing, is starting a new initiative called Retail Upstarts that is designed to assist Tucson-based retail entrepreneurs-to-be in their business planning and market launch efforts.
Lindsey Walsh, President of REC, indicated that the program would be a great way for members of the club and others in the retailing program to help local entrepreneurs but also to learn about the Read more »
In the coming years in the retail sector, the greatest technological revolution will likely happen not online, but in physical stores, said Anita D. Bhappu, a University of Arizona associate professor of retailing and consumer sciences.
In the future, you may walk into a clothing store and interact with a sales associate using a technological interface that already knows what sizes you buy, that you tend to wear bold prints and th Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »