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RETAIL CONNECT: Succeeding in an unpredictable marketplace

Date: 10/21/2010

Time: 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

Location: University Hall McNamara Alumni Center

Cost: $20 general, $5 student


What are the top consumer trends that retailers will need to address to successfully navigate the marketplace in 2012? What are regional retailers doing now to prepare?

Join us and find out!

Representatives from Macy’s, Creative Kidstuff and the consumer trend and research firm Panoramix Global will share their insights, foresights and strategies. Reception and time for networking will follow program.

Mike Dervos, senior vice president and regional director of stores, Macy's North Region
Roberta Bonoff, CEO and president, Creative Kidstuff
Vickie Abrahamson, co-founder, Panoramix Global


Presented by the Retail Merchandising Program and Retail Merchandising Advisory Board, Department of Design, Housing, and Apparel



  • Name: Laura Walton
  • E-mail: lwalton@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-625-8796
  • Sponsored by: Retail Merchandising Program, College of Design

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Student registration is currently full for Retail Connect. To be added to the waiting list, please contact Laura Walton at lwalton@umn.edu or 612-626-6385

More information: http://design.umn.edu/events

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Laura Walton, lwalton@umn.edu or 612-625-6385.

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