The Center for Retailing Excellence provides a bridge between academics and industry for the development of future leaders.
As level 3 members of STORE ten students earned the privilege to attend the Shop.org Student Program in Seattle, WA September 28-30. Featured speakers included Jamie Nordstrom, president of stores, Nordstrom, who focused his presentation on pioneering the digital rush, the ways in which technology is changing how retailers do business and the impact this is having on careers in retail. A highlight of the program was the panel presentation accentuating career opportunities in retail composed of Ann Carrihill, manager of in stock, pets, Amazon.com; Mike Luu, Walmart eCommerce; Eleni Tavantzis, Lilly Pulitzer; and Allen Moore, product owner, Recreational Equipment, Inc. While in Seattle they also visited the Microsoft Innovation Lab and participated in the Shop.org career fair. Students sponsored for the event include Ian Rippl, Quan Feng, Rebecca Moix, Brianna Maldonado, Andrea Webster, Anna Bogan, Elizabeth Tanner, Maria Guzman, Yuhui “Micy” Liu, and Qili “Lily” Jin. STORE program advisor Synetra Hughes accompanied the students.
The event held on October 8, 2014, featured: Stephen Quinn, executive vice president and chief marketing officer of Walmart U.S.; Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi; Mike Moore, Executive Vice President and President of Small Formats, Walmart U.S.; and David Horsager, author of the national bestseller, The Trust Edge: How Top Leaders Gain Fast Results, Deeper Relationships, and a Stronger Bottom Line!
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Scott McCall, Sr. Vice President, General Merchandise Manager, GM Seasonal, Walmart Stores Division.
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Consumer Goods and Retail Industry Careers
Minor, Retail and Economics