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Second Annual Symposium on Omni Retailing
Thursday, April 9, 2015
8:30 am - 12:30 pm
John E. Reeves Great Hall

$150 general public
$50 FIT alumni and non-FIT students
Free for FIT students, faculty, and staff

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The Symposium on Omni Retailing will serve as a think tank on the topic of Omni Retailing. The symposium will include presentations by retail business leaders on best practices and future implementation.

Keynote Speaker

David Lauren, Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, Ralph Lauren Corporation

Featured Speakers

  • Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky, Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, BaubleBar
  • Jennifer Schmidt, Principal, McKinsey & Co.
  • Jon Stine, Global Director of Retail Sales, Intel Corporation

Program

8:30-9:15 Registration and Breakfast
9:15 Introduction by Dr. Joyce F. Brown, President, Fashion Institute of Technology
9:20-9:50 Keynote Speaker: David Lauren, Executive Vice President of Global Advertising, Marketing, and Corporate Communications, Ralph Lauren Corporation
10-10:20 Jennifer Schmidt, Principal, McKinsey & Company
“Creating Value in Omni Retailing”
10:20-10:40 Amy Jain and Daniella Yacobovsky, Co-CEOs and Co-Founders, BaubleBar
“Mastering Fast Fashion: BaubleBar’s Innovative Approach to Omni Retailing”
10:40-11 Jon Stine, Global Director of Retail Sales, Intel Corporation
“Digital Is the New Black”
11-11:15 Break
11:15-11:35 Student Presentation
“The Future of Omni Retailing Through the Eyes of the Millennial Generation”
11:35-12:30 Panel Discussion with Q&A

*program subject to change

About the Symposium

The symposium grew out of a new course that is being offered in Fashion Merchandising Management called "Merchandising for Omni Retailing." The course was written by Professor Jean Jacullo and partners with leading industry retailers, such as Brooks Brothers, Express, Gilt Groupe, J.Crew, Macy's, Nordstrom, and Urban Outfitters. The symposium is sponsored by the Jay and Patty Baker School of Business and Technology.

More details about the symposium will posted on this site as they become available.

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