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Retail Company Tour

Date: 11/09/2012

Time: 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Location: Meet in Atrium McNeal Hall

Cost: Free


Join us as we visit two local companies who are a part of a section of the retail industry that consumers don’t often know about. One of the organizations, JL Buchanan, focuses on the product development, trend research, merchandise planning as well as many other areas for manufacturers working with Target. The other, Airtex Design Group, is a vendor for home textiles and manufacturing as well as design. At each place, we will learn more about the organization and how each fits into the large industry of retail.

Bus transportation is provided. 

Friday, November 9th
9:00 a.m. -- Meet in McNeal Hall atrium and board the bus
9:30 a.m. -- Arrive at JL Buchanan
10:10 a.m. – Board bus and travel to Airtex Design Group
11:00 a.m. -- Finish tour and board bus
11:30 a.m. - Return to McNeal


Register at http://z.umn.edu/retailcompanytour. Space is limited so register early!

This event is sponsored by the Design Student and Alumni Board (DSAB).


  • Name: Lucy Reile
  • E-mail: lreile@umn.edu
  • Phone: 612-624-1245
  • Sponsored by: College of Design, College of Design College to Career

More information: http://www.design.umn.edu/current_students/career/college_to_career.html

Disability Options:

To request disability accommodations, please contact Lucy Reile, lreile@umn.edu, 612-624-1245

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