Retailers to Share Biz Strategies at Annual Conference

Terry J. Lundgren

Terry J. Lundgren

TUCSON, Arizona–Retailers and other industry leaders will gather at the University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing here in April, where they will discuss how to engage consumers in a changing retail environment.

Speakers at the 16th annual Global Retailing Conference include senior executives from Macy’s, The Home Depot, Walmart, PetSmart, General Growth Partners, Kraft, Nielsen and Li and Fung. The conference will be held April 12-13 at the JW Marriott Starr Pass. The event serves as a forum and think tank for emerging ideas in a setting that fuses business and academia. Presentations will focus on strategies and techniques for engaging customers in an increasingly sophisticated landscape for retailing and related industries.

“Our industry is changing quickly, with new practices and technologies emerging at every turn to help us win with customers. This conference is designed to provide an in-depth look at some of the leading companies that are changing the face of retailing, and the ideas that continue to drive their success,” said Terry J. Lundgren, chairman, president and CEO of Macy’s, Inc., who will deliver opening remarks. “As one of the nation’s largest and most accomplished centers for retailing education, the University of Arizona provides a unique setting to see and hear the thinking of our industry’s leading executives within the collaborative context of an academic institution that is brimming with ideas for engaging our customers in the future.”

Registrations for a limited number of attendees are currently being accepted. Details on the conference, including a complete agenda, are posted on www.globalretailingconference.org, with pages on Facebook.com (keyword Global Retailing Conference), Twitter.com/globalretailcon, and LinkedIn.com.