Guest Speaker - Buying and Planning at Urban Outfitters: April 22

Hailing from Nashville, Tennessee, Elliott Harris is a retail planning professional with diverse experience within the retail planning and operations space.

After almost 10 years of operations, product sourcing, and merchandise planning experience in the discount retail industry, Elliott joined Urban Outfitters as a merchandise planner for women’s knit tops in 2010. After leading initiatives to grow Urban’s women’s knit top business by 30% over two years, Elliott took on planning responsibility for the entire Urban Outfitters men’s apparel division and now is Retail Planning Manager for men’s apparel, men’s accessories, and Without Walls.

Elliott combines creative analytical skills with a broad perspective developed during the course of his career to provide powerful insights for the businesses in which he is involved. In addition to his professional work, Elliott is currently pursuing an MBA degree at Philadelphia University with a focus in strategic design.

Date: April 22, 2015
Time: 1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
Location: Townhouse, 4th floor

RSVP by April 17 to Professor Joelle Williams.