Fashion and Retail Studies Speaker Series "Retailing Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond"
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February 3, 2020
Lisa Edheimer, VP Design and Merchandising, Nautica
Watch Lisa's talk
November 6, 2019
Jonathan Mugler, Chief Marketing Officer, Justice
October 2, 2019
Yaromir Steiner, Founder/CEO, Steiner and Associates
Watch Yaromir's talk
April 5, 2019
Leigh Helsel, Chief Client Officer, Accel
"Taking the Fashion Out of Retail"
February 11, 2019
Jim Hilt, EVP/Chief Customer Experience Officer, EXPRESS
Nov. 6, 2018
Joe Baer, CEO/Creative Director/Co-founder, ZenGenius, Inc.
"There's a ZenGenius in All of Us"
Sept. 26, 2018
Todd Bernstein, President, Original Penguin
"Work Smarter, not Harder"
Jan. 25, 2018
Roger Rawlins, CEO, DSW
DSW's Brand Revitalization Story: Inspiring Self-Expression
David Hirsh, President, Atrium Buying Corp., "Designed to Fit"
Lisa Baldzicki, VP-Global Product Design and Merchandising, The Walt Disney Company, "Tales of Magic"
Jamie Dulick, President, Jake Sales Inc., "Entrepreneurship in a Corporate World"
Ronald L. Schuller, EVP, FST Logistics, Inc., "Transforming Brands: It's More Exciting than Watching Paint Dry!"
Linda Heasley, President/CEO, Lane Bryant, "How Lane Bryant is Changing the Conversation"
Seth Schwinger, President, Mark Tucker, Inc., "It's Not Just About the Shoes"
Diane Ellis, CEO, The Limited, "Gladiators, Scandal and Branding."
Cindy Monroe, Founder, President/CEO, Thirty-One Gifts - "Thirty-One Gifts"
Uri Minkofff, CEO/Co-founder, Rebecca Minkoff - "Disrupting the Retail World"
David Campisi, Big Lots, Inc. - "Big Changes for Big Lots"
Ronnie Robinson, Ascena Global Sourcing - "Evolution of Apparel Sourcing & What the Future Holds"
Cheryl Krueger, Cheryl & Co. - "An Entrepreneur's Road to Success"
Nick Coe, Bath & Body Works, Co.
Kristy Eckert, Capital Style - "The Making of a Magazine: A Peek Behind the Scenes"
Edward G. Razek, Limited Brands
Terry J. Lundgren, Macy's
Laurie Dowley, Elizabeth Arden - "The Beauty Industry: An Inside Story"
Christina Getachew, Substance - "Sustainable Fashion: A Retailer's Perspective"
Michelle Honer, Lady M, Ltd. - "Planning a Career for Life"
Dan Clifford, Victoria's Secret - "Marketing"
Brian Giles, Kohl's - "Successful Retailing"
Stephanie Leader, Leaderpromos.com - "Promotional Product Solutions"
Shannon Keene, Von Maur - "The Inside Story"
Dr. Connie DeJong, Global Gallery - "The Ins & Outs of Fair Trade, Local & Global"
Stu Nifoussi, MR Magazine & MRketplace.com - "Jobs in Fashion Design, Merchandising, Business and Publishing: What Are They and Where Can You Find Them?"
Richard Zielinski, Lane Bryant - "Technical Design and Product Lifecycle Management"
Shannon McBurney, Tween Brands - "Product Development"
Nita Rollins, Resource Interactive - "New Style: Fashion's Digital Trends and Turning Points"
Wendy Goldstein, Costume Specialists Inc. - "Specialty Companies"
Jamie Schisler and Danielle Miller, Express - "White Space - See it, Size it, Seize it!"
Suzi West, Owner of Collier West - "Passion and the 6 P's of Successful Retailing"
Sally Boyer, Justice - "Inside Look Into Specialty Retailing"
Rick Ruppert, Sunrise Beauty Studio - "Global Sourcing and the Impact on Retail Strategy"
Tara Abraham, Accel, Inc. - "Contract Packaging: Careers that Bring Concepts to Life!"
Brian Giles, Kohl's - "Careers in Retail Stores"
Lisa Stein, Revolutions, Inc. - "E-Tailing – The Future of Retail"
Sue Schilling, Accent on Image - "Specialty Retailing"