Events & Activities
The Retail Center undertakes a broad range of activities, including developing retail education programs in for undergraduates, stimulating student interest in retail careers, offering continuing education programs, hosting conferences, sponsoring workshops and seminars, serving as an international resource center for retailing and conducting research on issues of importance to the industry.
01.04.2013Target Workshop - Leading Different Generations
Hough 250, 6:00pm
Cecilia Schultz, Director of Students Programs, Miller Center for Retailing, will discuss retail internships for those considering getting one this summer. Matherly 120, 12:50pm
02.01.2013Scott Congress, Owner, Congress Jewelers, will discuss how to turn a dream into an empire.
Hough 240, 2:00pm
02.04.2013JCPenney will host a retail resume review…all are encouraged to attend to get their resumes reviewed and ready for Showcase. Stuzin 100, 12:00 – 3:00pm
Retail Reception. Free meet and greet with retail recruiters. Great idea for students the night before showcase…get a leg up on the competition! Hough Atrium, 5:00 – 6:30pm
JCPenney information session. All are welcomed to hear the unique opportunities with the retailer plus the new training program details. Hough 120, 6:30 – 7:30pm
02.06.2013FREE luncheon with Dick's Sporting Goods Come to hear more about the company and enjoy a break mid-day.
Bryan 100, 11:30am – 12:30pm
(Gator) and Vice Chairman and Chief Merchandising Officer, DSW, Inc. will talk about the details of buying. Not your typical presentation. Worth a visit.
Seating is limited.
Stuzin 200, 5:30 – 6:30pm
02.13.2013Walgreens Professional Development Workshop for Retail intern leadership
Brief workshop, networking and guidance for upcoming summer retail interns. Limited seating. Free brunch!
RSVP (cecilia.schulz at warrington.ufl.edu)
Stuzin 200 @ 10:40 – 11:30am
03.14.2013Kyle Stenzel (Gator), VP marketing, Signature Brands, will discuss his success with marketing a brand
Stuzin 200, 5:30 – 6:30pm
03.28.2013Walgreens will talk about how their company culture keeps them ahead of the competition.
Stuzin 200 @ 5:30 – 6:30pm
Occurs All SemestersSears Holdings Retail Management Seminar
Each semester, the Center for Retailing presents an exciting line-up of speakers from positions in Store Management, Buying and Planning. Weekly lectures feature a different executive making a presentation in his/her area of expertise.Pathways to Retail Success Webinar Series
The University of Florida's David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research and the Florida Retail Foundation Pathways Webinar Series provides a forum for people to engage with and learn from C-level retail executives. It is an opportunity for retail executives to share their knowledge and expertise with young professionals, college students, and others in the retail field to better understand how to be successful in a retail career.