Located in the Warrington College of Business Administration and working within the University of Florida community, the Miller Retail Center strives to develop tomorrow's leaders by stimulating interest in retail careers, preparing students for entry-level management, providing continuing education opportunities, facilitating communications between retailers and academics, and researching retail issues and opportunities.
Retail Smarter Conference
The annual Retail Smarter Conference brings together a diverse group of retail and industry participants for two days of speakers, panels, roundtables and networking. Find out more
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2013 New York Study Tour
Retail Center staff led 15 students on a five-day study tour of retailing in New York. This year’s tour introduced students to about a dozen retail and vendor locations focusing on buying, planning and merchandising, and provided an opportunity to meet UF alums who are in executive positions with these firms. Formal tours included:
- Ralph Lauren
- Louis Vuitton
- Brown Shoe Company
- Dave and Buster’s
- FAO Schwarz
Gators at DICK’s Sporting Goods
Betsy Trobaugh with Gators working at DICK’s Sporting Goods, Karsten P. Farrell, Lainie Rosemond, Chelsea Schaffer and Gabriela Perez.
Steve Kirn, Executive Director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, spoke to cardhub.com about what effect new credit card surcharge rules will have on the retail industry.
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