Retail Articles

November 15, 2021

Students in Retailing Faith Lam My name is Faith Lam, and I am a Sophomore from Chicago, Illinois. I am currently majoring in marketing at UF. I love getting involved! On-campus, I am a PR/Events Member for Her Campus UFL and work as a Marketing Assistant at UF RecSports. This summer, I received the wonderful [...]

October 25, 2021

Walgreens Executive Visits UF On October 5th, The Retail Society welcomed speaker, Sarah Milford, Director of Pharmacy and Retail Operations at Walgreens. Sarah also serves as the regional chair for the Women of Walgreens business resource group. Business resource groups are groups of employees who come together with common interests, perspectives, and experiences around topics [...]

October 11, 2021

Miller Retail Center Advisory Board Meeting Fall 2021 This past Thursday, the Miller Retail Center had its annual Advisory Board Meeting to update members on the progress of the center, through the pandemic and this year. There were 30 leaders in attendance, ranging from representatives, interns, board members, and more! There were lots of progress [...]

October 4, 2021

Sales & Retail Career Mixer Virtual Sales & Retail Mixer On Tuesday, Sept 28th, the Retail Center hosted a Sales and Retail Mixer that allowed students to meet with hiring directors from big-name retailers such as Macy’s, Lowes, Bealls, and so many more. The mixer was hosted on Wonder, an app similar to Zoom that [...]

September 27, 2021

Alumni Spotlight - David Magnotta David Magnotta, Recruiting Manager for Amazon Operations The Miller Retail Center had the privilege of interviewing David Magnotta, Recruiting Manager for Amazon Operations. Read on to see how he got started in retail, what he's doing now and more. Hi Gators! My name is David Magnotta and I am currently [...]

September 7, 2021

Bealls: Florida, Family and Opportunities Bealls Outlet and Home Centric Store Bealls is a financially strong and growing retailer that places a premium on finding talent that aligns with our unique values-oriented culture. The company currently operates over 590 stores across 21 different states, consisting of Bealls Stores, Bealls Outlet, Burkes Outlet, and Home Centric [...]

May 26, 2021

Walgreens - Committed to Customer Health Ben Hawkins, District Manager for Jacksonville South, Walgreens We all know the value of the retailing industry and those who work in it. The pandemic has made everyone aware of how much we rely on having merchandise and services readily available. Our partner Walgreens has been instrumental in getting [...]

April 12, 2021

Meet the Next Retail Society President Sydney Burnett Sydney is currently a rising senior in the Warrington College of Business where she is pursuing an undergraduate degree in marketing, with minors in retail and economics, as well as a combined Masters of International Business. She has just assumed the role of President of The Retail [...]

April 6, 2021

Company Spotlight Maison 276 Seeking Interns Maison 276 strives to speak to all Gen X and Baby Boomer women while also addressing beauty industry pain points for these individuals by offering 1) authentic, diverse, age-positive messaging and images 2) healthy, sustainable, non-toxic products 3) unique textures & scents and 4) high quality products with accessible [...]

March 15, 2021

Internship with an Entrepreneur All Good Craft Granola Bars is a Virginia Beach based snack bar company. We repurpose grain from local craft breweries to create delicious, all-natural granola bars. All Good’s mission is to fight food waste by producing a healthy, unique, and convenient alternative to traditional snack foods. Our products promote sustainability, embrace [...]