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Retail execs sharing insights at A&M event


Top executives from Starbucks, Walmart, Nordstrom and RadioShack, among others, are confirmed as participants at Texas A&M University’s Center for Retailing Studies annual fall conference.

Organizers of the conference, now it is 33rd year, have assembled an impressive roster of speakers from some of the most noteworthy and innovative companies in the industry. For example, confirmed speakers include Steve Lovejoy, SVP of global supply chain at Starbucks, Fanya Chandler, VP of customer experience at Nordstrom and Ashley Buchanan, SVP of dry grocery at Walmart. Other notable participants include Lisa Malat, VP of marketing and operations at Barnes & Noble College, Jennifer Warren, SVP and chief marketing officer at RadioShack and Debbie Sterling, founder and CEO of GoldiBlox.

Also of special interest will be a presentation by Brad Stone, author of the recently published and acclaimed book, The Everything Store: Jeff Bezos and the Age of Amazon.

The event will be held October 2-3 at the Adolphus Hotel in Dallas. Click here for more information.

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