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Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing

Old, unwanted or expired car seats put to good use through new program

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Norton School Student Group Enactus is partnering with Safe Kids Mexico and Tucson Medical Center helps bring access to free car seats to those in need.

You know your child’s old car seat that’s been sitting in your garage collecting dust because – quite frankly – you don’t know what to do with it?  Just tossing i Read more »

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A Credit Card Survival Guide for New Grads

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Building credit while hunting for a job, wrestling student loans and figuring out post-college life might seem like a tall order. But, just like the triumphant hat toss, it’s an important rite of passage for young adults.

“If you run the numbers, a good credit score will get you the best interest rate on loans you need in the future,” says Martin Dasko, founder of Read more »

Business, Academics Unite at UA Global Retailing Conference

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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.


The event, themed "Igniting the Customer Experience," was hosted by the UA's Terry J. Read more »

2014 Global Retailing Conference on CNBC

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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 »

Global Retaling Conference Success

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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.

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April 11, 2014
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Retail Upstarts

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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 »

Shirts and caps are fine, but the Big Dance calls for shiny UA bling

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The Arizona Alumni Couture Pin — designed by a UA alumna — is the perfect way to cheer on the Cats during the NCAA tournament.

Check out more of this article at Arizona Daily Star!

Check out Bling by Wilkening! All designed by UA Alumna!! For more infromation on the line check out Read more »

The Future of Shopping

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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 »

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 »

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