Why attend Global? "The Global Retailing Conference is important because it gives the fashion industry an opportunity to come together to discuss trends and strategy for the future."
- Tommy Hilfiger, Principal Designer and Visionary, Tommy Hilfiger Group, 2011 Global Retailing Conference Presenter
Be sure to continue to check back as the conference draws closer we will be posting our full agenda, complete with speaker topics. In the meantime please check out our Speakers page for a full listing of who is presenting.
8:00AM GLOBAL GOLF TOURNAMENT Click here For More Info
5:00PM - 8:00PM TERRY J. LUNDGREN CENTER CORPORATE ADVISORY BOARD MEETING AND DINNER Center Partners, Conference Sponsors and Speakers Only
7:00AM - 8:00AM REGISTRATION AND BREAKFAST
8:00AM - 8:15AM WELCOME Ann Weaver Hart, President, The University of Arizona, and Scott W. Hessell, Director, Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing
8:15AM - 9:00AM Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman & CEO, Macy's, Inc., Keynote Address
9:00AM - 9:45AM Sarah Quinlan, Senior VP, Market Insights, MasterCard Advisors, "The Consumer is Disrupting! So Innovate Your Path to Take Advantage of the Spending Trends"
9:45AM - 10:15AM REFRESHMENT BREAK
10:15AM - 11:00AM Richard M. Ashworth, President, Pharmacy and Retail Operations, Walgreen Co., "Delivering Extraordinary Customer and Patient Care through Store Execution"
11:00AM - 11:45AM Rachel Mushahwar, Head of Global Retail, Hospitality and CPG Enabling Team for Internet of Things, Intel
11:45AM - 12:45PM LUNCH
12:45PM - 1:30PM Stephen Craig, CEO, Blanco, "Leaning Against the Spin"
1:30PM - 2:15PM Jane Buckingham, Founder and CEO, Trendera, "Deciphering Generations X, Y and V: How Understanding the Next Generations Will Help You Better Reach Them"
2:15PM - 2:45PM REFRESHMENT BREAK
2:45PM - 3:30PM Christiana Shi, President of Direct to Consumer, NIKE, Inc., "How Nike Leads with Innovation at Retail"
3:30PM - 4:15PM Piers Fawkes, Founder and President, PSFK, "Retail Innovation 2016: 10 Pillars Delivering the New Shopper Experience"
7:00AM - 8:00AM BREAKFAST
8:00AM - 8:45AM Deborah Weinswig, Executive Director, Fung Business Intelligence Centre
8:45AM - 9:30AM Melissa Phillips, President and COO, Tuesday Morning, "“Tuesday Morning” Is The First Positive Day Of The Week – The Turnaround Story Of a 40 Year Old Off Price Retail Chain"
9:30AM - 10:15AM Beck Besecker, Co-founder and CEO, Marxent, "The Virtual Reality (VR) Piggy Bank: 5 Ways that Retailers Can Future-Proof Investments in Emerging Technologies"
10:15AM - 10:45AM REFRESHEMENT BREAK
10:45AM - 11:30AM Tony Bartel, Chief Operating Officer, GameStop Corporation,"Customers Still Prefer Brick and Mortar Stores..."
11:30AM - 12:15PM Michael J. Massey, President and CEO, PetSmart, "The Love Connection"
12:15PM - 1:00PM Conference Headliner - To be announced soon
1:00PM CONFERENCE CONCLUSION