Retailing Summit Set for October

The 2010 Retailing Summit, organized by Texas A&M University’s Center for
Retailing Studies, will take place Oct. 7 and 8 at the Westin Galleria Hotel in
Dallas.

Speakers and presenters at the annual conference—this year titled The
Evolving Consumer: Emerging Issues And Future Outlooks—will include executives
from Foot Locker, Wal-Mart, The Container Store, Walgreens, Best Buy, Target,
and Buffalo Wild Wings. Keynote sessions will include sales techniques, youth
marketing, understanding the changed luxury customer, and effective
merchandising and branding. Proceeds from the event fund scholarships and
programs for students pursuing retailing studies at Texas A&M.