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Marketing professors to be inducted as AMA Fellows

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Barton Weitz, Emeritus Professor and former JCPenney Eminent Scholar Chair, and Dr. Richard Lutz, the JCPenney Professor of Marketing, will be inducted into the American Marketing Association’s inaugural class of AMA Fellows during its Winter Marketing Educators’ Conference on Feb. 13-15 in San Antonio. The newly established AMA Fellows Programs recognizes “members of the American Marketing Association in good standing who have made significant contributions to the research, theory and practice of marketing, and to the

Weitz receives Florida Retail Federation’s lifetime achievement award

GAINESVILLE, Fla. –Dr. Barton Weitz, the former jcpenney Eminent Scholar Chair at the Warrington College of Business Administration, received the Florida Retail Federation Lifetime Service Award for his dedicated service to the FRF and the industry. Dr. Weitz, who retired this summer after spending 27 years at Warrington, is one of the nation’s foremost authorities on retailing. He was the founder and Executive Director of the David F. Miller Retailing Education and Research Center, one of the nation’s leading research

Lutz, Weitz earn prestigious award from Oxford University

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – JCPenney Professor of Marketing Dr. Richard Lutz and JCPenney Eminent Scholar Chair of Retail Management Dr. Barton Weitz were awarded the Best Published Paper Award (2009) by Oxford University’s Centre for Corporate Reputation. Dr. Lutz and Dr. Weitz share the award with Dr. Tillmann Wagner, a professor of marketing at WHU-Otto Beisheim School of Management in Germany. Dr. Wagner was previously a Doctoral Visiting Research Fellow at the Warrington College of Business Administration in 2004. Dr. Lutz,

Former Sears VP Kirn named Executive Director of Miller Center

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Dr. Steven P. Kirn, a former Vice President for Learning and Development at Sears, has been named Executive Director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research. Dr. Kirn replaces Dr. Barton Weitz, who has served as the Center’s Executive Director since its inception 24 years ago. Dr. Weitz will assume the role of Executive Director Emeritus at the Center and continue his duties as Professor of Marketing and JCPenney Eminent Scholar Chair. Dr.

Even for the haves, holidays may not be bright

Gainesville, Fla. – Due to tough economic times, Florida consumers plan major cutbacks to their 2008 holiday spending, according to telephone surveys of more than 500 Florida residents conducted in September and October. The worst news for retailers: expectations fell as the season approaches. The September survey showed a 38 percent decrease from last year (from $1,324 per resident to $828) and, in October, the average dropped to $802. Barton Weitz, executive director of UF’s David F. Miller Center for

Bart Weitz wins Retailing SIG’s First Lifetime Achievement Award

Gainesville, Fla. – The Warrington College of Business Administration is proud to announce that Professor Barton A. Weitz is the recipient of the first Lifetime Achievement Award presenting by the Retailing SIG of the American Marketing Association (AMA). Professor Weitz has been a faculty member of the Warrington College of Business Administration since 1985 as the JCPenney Eminent Scholar in Marketing, where he also serves as executive director of the David F. Miller Center for Retailing Education and Research, one

Weitz honored with lifetime achievement award

Gainesville, Fla. – Bart Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar and Professor of Marketing at the University of Florida, has been honored with the 2007 IOSIG Lifetime Achievement Award. The Interorganizational Special Interest Group (IOSIG) of the American Marketing Association (AMA) has been designed to facilitate interaction among academic members of the AMA with an interest in channels of distribution, business-to-business marketing, and business alliances. Professor Weitz has been on the faculty of the University’s Warrington College of Business Administration since 1985,

Weitz named outstanding retailing educator

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Barton Weitz, JCPenney Eminent Scholar of Retail Management in the Warrington College of Business, has been named the recipient of the third Annual Outstanding Retailing Educator Award. The award is sponsored jointly by the Center for Retailing Studies at Texas A&M, JCPenney, and the National Retailing Federation. The award, which is national in scope and cuts across disciplines and colleges, honors an outstanding teacher of retailing whose efforts promote retailing as a career and whose teaching inspires

Marketing faculty wins AMA’s Stern Award

Five members of UF’s world-renowned marketing faculty have gained another accolade to add to their already stellar reputations, as the American Marketing Association (AMA) have named them recipients of the 2005 Louis Stern Award. Co-authors of the prize-winning paper are: Joe Alba, Bart Weitz, Chris Janiszewski, Rich Lutz, and Alan Sawyer. The article, “Interactive Home Shopping: Consumer, Retailer, and Manufacturer Incentives to Participate in Electronic Marketplaces,” was published in the Journal of Marketing. The Louis Stern Award was designed to