2017 RETAILING SUMMIT

“ENGAGING EXPERIENCES”

Hosted by Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies at Mays Business School, the Retailing Summit gathers executives to explore big picture thinking and current trends. Speakers share real case studies that outline practical solutions for business challenges including understanding new, forever-changed buying habits, implementing data-driven decision making, innovating while being true to heritage brands, enhancing the in-store customer experience and much more.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

Over 63% of attendees are traditional retailers and include CEOs; Chief Merchandise, Marketing and Finance Officers; Vice Presidents of Store Operations, Business Development, Employee Engagement, Supply Chain, and IT; and, rising company stars.

WHY ATTEND

The Retailing Summit provides a unique learning environment for retail executives to share information, new perspectives, insights, future predictions about upcoming trends and big picture retailing concepts, and is accompanied with unmatched intimate networking opportunities.

SPEAKERS

Kenya Jackson


Corporate Vice President

 

Redefining Omnichannel: Bridging the Gap Between Physical and Digital

Kevin Miles


CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

 

Growing a Differentiated Brand through Core Values and Culture

Steve Sunderland


SVP – Store Operations

 

Keeping the Customer a Priority

George Murray


Chief Retail Insights & Strategy Officer

 

Consumer Data: How Advanced Analytics Drive Organizational Strategy

Will Clarke


Vice President of Poo Marketing

 

 

The Woo of Poo: How To Change Your Business And Your Life In The Time You Go To The Bathroom

Sri Rajagopalan


Vice President, eCommerce

 

 

Finding Your Fit In Today’s New Digital Ecosystem

Victoria Lozano


SVP & GM, Attractions & Retail

 

Mission Driven Retail Experience

Nathan Sheets


President/Chief Steward

 

A Raw & Unfiltered Story of Entrepreneurship and Sweet Success

Gary Magenta


Senior Vice President

 

 

Disrupting the Customer Experience Status Quo

Brian Rutledge


President

 

 

Disrupting the Disruptors: Using Brick-and-Mortar as Your Digital Advantage

Special Session: Aggie TenX12

Four retail startups launched by current and former Texas A&M students

Breakout Sessions Hosted By

CURRENT PRICING

  • Sponsor Rate

    Includes CRS Corporate Partners, DFW-REA Members, Texas A&M University Former Students, academics

    $795
  • General Rate

    Includes retailers and general public

    $895

WHERE WE’LL BE

Located in the heart of North Dallas’ shopping district, the 2017 Retailing Summit will be held at the Westin Galleria in Dallas, Texas. An exclusive room block is available online or by calling 972.934.9494.

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