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What’s N(e)xt for Retail Careers?

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Professionals from Google, Target, Macy’s, and Ross Stores will address the myth that physical stores are dead at LIM event

On September 27, representatives from Google, Target, Macy’s, and Ross Stores will talk to LIM students about retail careers and provide a “day in the life” perspective on their professional roles and responsibilities. 
 
This will be the first event in a new speaker series called “Nxt in Retail @ LIM.”  
 
In collaboration with Professor Marla Greene and Dr. Nicole Kirpalani, Associate Chair of Marketing, members of LIM’s Fashion Industry Advisory Board spearheaded this ongoing opportunity to bring industry professionals directly to LIM students to share insights on current and future retail career paths. 
 
Fashion Industry Advisory Board member Mark Shulman will moderate the session, with Lauren Gerstner and Megan Marr, members of LIM’s chapter of the National Retail Federation Student Association, serving as co-moderators. 
 
WHAT: Dispelling the Myth - Is Brick and Mortar Dead? (a Nxt in Retail @ LIM speaker series event) 
 
WHEN: Sept. 27, 2021 from 6:00-7:30 pm ET 
 
WHO: Panelists 

  • Shequeita Orr Frazier, Senior Director of Enterprise Space, Target 
  • Samuel Fregia, Buyer – STORY, Macy’s 
  • Jacqueline Peche, Buyer of Bath & Body/Personal Care, Ross Stores
  • Silvia Sebben, Account Executive, Direct to Consumer Retail, Google 

For more info contact marla.greene [at] limcollege.edu or nicole.kirpalani [at] limcollege.edu.