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Friday, August 12, 2022


HEB president to speak on retailing, entrepreneurship

The Retailing and Consumer Sciences department will host its annual event, “Movers and Shakers,” on Wednesday in the Cameron Building.

From 1 to 2 p.m. in room 101, H.E.B. President Scott McClelland, the keynote speaker for the event, will give a talk titled “The Future of Retailing: Being an Entrepreneur in the Food Industry.”

After McClelland’s event, students will choose to attend one of three breakout events in either room 103, 105 or 109 until 3 p.m.

The first round of breakout sessions include “RE:THINK: Re-Branding & International Retailing & Manufacturing,” “Challenges of Managing a Small Store & Online Retailing” or “Green Initiatives in Retailing & Re-Branding.”

From 3 to 4 p.m., students can choose between three other breakout sessions: “Re-inventing JC Penney,” “The Challenges of Store Management: The Macy’s Story” or “A Vice-President Speaks Out: The Stage Store Retail Revolution.”

Other speakers include other retail-related entrepreneurs and people in leadership positions at retail stores.

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