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Women's History Month: A Tribute to Key Administrators | UANews

Women's History Month: A Tribute to Key Administrators | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In honor of Women’s History Month, we're highlighting University of Arizona women whose achievements have had a lasting impact on the campus and beyond.

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UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews

UA Global Retailing Conference Announces 2014 Presenters | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing has announced its 2014 Global Retailing Conference lineup of presenters, which includes UA alumnus Lundgren, CEO of Macy's, and Bobbi Brown, founder of Bobbi Brown Cosmetics.

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NRF/Demandware Report Examines Retail CIOs' Plans for "Digitizing the Store" | MarketWatch

The retail landscape of 2014 is more digital than ever before, and integrating store and online operations is a key focus for retailers as e-commerce capable solutions increasingly supplant traditional point-of-sale and mobile technologies. According to a new study conducted by the NRF, Demandware and the University of Arizona that polled more than 200 U.S. and European retail business technology executives, more than one-third (35.8%) of retailers surveyed are considering a single platform to manage interactions and transactions across all channels.

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Adjunct Professor Takes Academic Approach to Fashion | UA@Work

Adjunct Professor Takes Academic Approach to Fashion | UA@Work | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
When you think Tucson, the words "fashion mecca" might not be the first to come to mind. But that doesn't mean the Old Pueblo doesn't have style.
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Social-Media Tips from Walmart, Tory Burch | Hispanic Business

Social-Media Tips from Walmart, Tory Burch | Hispanic Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
A recent retailing conference revealed tips on building relationships with customers through social-media platforms, thanks to reps from Facebook, Walmart, and Tory Burch.
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Sony PlayStation CEO tells how firm is going after new consumers | Inside Tucson Business

Sony PlayStation CEO tells how firm is going after new consumers | Inside Tucson Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Keeping up in the retail business is tricky. As social media erupts, the marketplace is changing and retailers need to stay on top of cutting-edge techniques to reach consumers.
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Omni-Channel at Macy's: It's About Inventory Too | Retailwire

RetailWire Discussion: Omni-channel is very much about "inventory optimization through technology," said Terry Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy's Inc., in a talk delivered last week at the Global Retailing Conference.
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Sean Miller/Lute Olson ad wins national award; UA's retail conference is this week | Arizona Daily Star

Sean Miller/Lute Olson ad wins national award; UA's retail conference is this week | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Matthew Shay, president and CEO of the National Retail Federation, will give the keynote address at this week's Global Retailing Conference in Tucson.

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

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans.

 

"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 University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Toronto (Ontario) Telegraph

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans. "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 University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference. "That's more fans than Facebook has," Lakin said.

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Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback | Arizona Daily Star

Retailers' social-media tips: Stress local, heed feedback | Arizona Daily Star | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans.

 

"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 University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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Business briefs | Arizona Daily Star

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NEW YORK - Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren testified on Monday that he hung up on home diva Martha Stewart after she called to inform him on Dec. 6, 2011, that the company that bears her name had signed a deal with J.C. Penney to open shops within most of the chain's stores.

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

A growing population of consumers called "digital divas" is appearing on the global scene, and a University of Arizona-led research team is urging retailers to ensure they are meeting the needs of these influential shoppers.

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Consumers Turning To One-Stop-Shop Stores Rather Than Traditional Grocery Stores | Consumerist (Blog)

Consumers Turning To One-Stop-Shop Stores Rather Than Traditional Grocery Stores | Consumerist (Blog) | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

When I was growing up, my mom would do our family’s grocery shopping at several different stores. She’d purchase fresh produce at one, meat at another and non-perishable items like cleaning supplies at another. Today, she only goes to one store. She’s part of a growing trend of consumers frequenting big box stores rather than traditional grocers to mark off items on their grocery list.

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Conference Connects UA Students With Industry Executives | UANews

Conference Connects UA Students With Industry Executives | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it
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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.

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Enactus: Building a Stronger Community Through Partnership | UANews

Enactus: Building a Stronger Community Through Partnership | UANews | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Members of a University of Arizona student club have been partnering with Tucson nonprofits, drawing on entrepreneurship skills and methods to revitalize and strengthen those organizations.

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Global Retailing Conference: 'Everything Is Retail' | Retail Systems Research

The Global Retailing Conference, hosted by the University of Arizona Terry J. Lundgren Center For Retailing, is a concentrated dive into the state of retailing from the perspective of the executive suite. The conference is both a gathering place for business leaders from throughout the industry, and a teaching opportunity; in addition to all the retailers, 200 students from the university sat in to hear what goes on “in the real world.”

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Global Retailing Conference: Ahead of the Curve | License! Global

Mobile, social media and brand licensing were among key retail trends discussed at the annual Global Retailing Conference.
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PetSmart CEO to address UA graduates and commencement | Arizona Daily Wildcat

PetSmart CEO to address UA graduates and commencement | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The CEO of a national corporation will be giving the commemcement speech at this year’s ceremony.

 

Robert F. Moran, chairman and CEO of PetSmart, headlines as the commencement speaker at Friday’s undergraduate and master’s graduation ceremony.

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Point Inside Sponsors Global Retailing Conference | The Oklahoman (Oklahoma City, OK)

Point Inside is a sponsor of this year's Global Retailing Conference (GRC) put together by the University of Arizona's Terry K. Lundgren Center for Retailing. With the theme "Accelerate Your Brand - Get Ahead of Your Shopper," the emphasis will be on helping retailers use new technologies to more effectively engage customers. Now in its 17th year, the conference will be held April 11-12 in Tuscon, AZ. Speakers and attendees will focus on digital advances, new consumer behaviors and the opportunities they create.

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Industry leader to keynote University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Star

The president and CEO of the National Retail Federation, Matthew Shay, will give the keynote address at this week’s Global Retailing Conference in Tucson.
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Retailing Conference touts jobs in sector | Arizona Daily Star

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.
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Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Hispanic Business

Social Media Tips from Retail Giants | Hispanic Business | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

Walmart has 28 million Facebook fans. "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 University of Arizona's Global Retailing Conference.

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Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat

Terry J. Lundgren Center prepares for Global Retailing Conference | Arizona Daily Wildcat | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

The UA Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing is preparing for the 17th annual Global Retailing Conference this week.

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"Digital Divas" Rule Global Shopping Scene | Before It's News

"Digital Divas" Rule Global Shopping Scene | Before It's News | CALS in the News | Scoop.it

In an international study of more than 7,400 consumers, University of Arizona (UA)  researcher Anita Bhappu and doctoral candidate Charles Lawry have found that "digital divas" are an emerging segment of very knowledgeable and highly influential purchasers of fashion products.

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