University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Retailing and Consumer Sciences

Students financial acumen tested at 'Face-Off'

Saturday's weather was perfect for outdoor fun, but 250 Tucson teens thought the day was better spent inside talking about debt-to-income ratios, FICO scores, mortgages and retirement planning. Read more »

Retail’s got what millennials want in a career (they just don’t know it yet)

The rumors are true – many young people just don’t see retail as a viable career. Read more »

Omni-Channel at Macy's: It's About Inventory Too

Much thoughtful discussion about omni-channel retailing rightly addresses modes of interaction — how modern shoppers blend online, in-store, mobile, catalog and call center solutions. Read more »

Michael Staten featured in CEE

Financial Literacy in the Financial Capital of the World: Working Together to Educate New Yorkers Read more »

Retailing Conference touts jobs in sector

Careers, community and innovation are the key components of a new brand awareness campaign announced Thursday in Tucson by the CEO of the National Retail Federation. Read more »

Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback

"It's the biggest fan page in the United States," Kerry Lakin, a senior account manager for Facebook, told an audience of national retail executives and others in Tucson Friday at the Read more »

Global Reatiling Conference sponsored in part by SAP!

There are so many retail related events in the first part of the year that it is tough to decide where to be! Read more »

'Digital Divas,' the World's Most Connected Consumers

In an international study of more than 7,400 consumers, UA researcher Anita Bhappu and doctoral candidate Charles Lawry have found that "digital divas" are an emerging segment of very kno Read more »

Credit Counseling Agencies get Bigger; but Better?

A wave of consolidation is rapidly transforming credit counseling.  It used to be a face-to-face experience at locally based offices that were supported by payments from credit card issuers. Read more »

Webinar: Discovering Your Digital Diva

Retail has moved far from the days of Mom and Pop stores where customers were known by name. Read more »



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