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The Javits Convention Center remained jam-packed full of retailers on the third day of NRF’s Big Show. I decided to try and catch one of the B!G Ideas sessions before I had to go and work the FIT booth in the Expo Hall. By the time the session began at 11:30, there was standing room [...]

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The winning team of the 4th annual aspire2retail Intercollegiate Retail Challenge presented on Monday afternoon during the “Madame, Your Phone is Shopping” breakout session at NRF’s BIG Show. As a fellow participant in this challenge (on another team), I know firsthand that the six students had a lot of work to do and little time [...]

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Monday got off to a great start with the Super Session: Consumer 2020: What Lies Ahead for the Retail Industry. There were five influential speakers that took part in the conversation, including: Alison Paul (Vice Chairman of Deloitte), Cathy Green (President of Food Lion), Andrew Higginson (Chief Executive of Retailing Services of Tesco), Ira Kalish (Global [...]

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There seems to be a fair deal of talking about precision retailing and boosting social media profiles to better engage with consumers and ultimately deliver what they want, when they want it and at the price they are willing to pay for it. In relation to this topic, “The Crowdsourcing Game Changer: Merchant Instinct vs. [...]

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There are nearly 100 college students in attendance at NRF’s 100th Annual Convention in New York City. We’ve enlisted a few to help us recap the educational sessions, share convention experiences, and provide a glimpse of the conference from a student’s (and future retailer’s!) perspective. We’re thrilled to introduce the following students, who you’ll be [...]

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