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Betsy A. Goodman 1959-2020. One large photo of Betsy next to six smaller photos of her with various people from her work.

New Betsy Goodman Retail Scholarship continues the legacy of 19-year Warrington retail educator

Betsy Goodman knew how to light up a room. With her infectious smile, she radiated positivity. Ask anyone who knew Goodman, and they’ll describe the Warrington retail educator who passed in early November in the same way. Even when the

Betsy A. Goodman 1959-2020

Warrington College of Business mourns the loss of impactful retail educator Betsy Goodman

It is with the utmost sorrow that the University of Florida Warrington College of Business shares the loss of Betsy Goodman, JCPenney Executive Director of the David F. Miller Retail Center. Goodman passed on November 6, 2020. She was 60

Warrington hosts the Retail Smarter Conference in March 2020.

UPDATE: Warrington to host 30th annual Retail Smarter Conference

UPDATE – In response to public health concerns, Retail Smarter 2020 has been cancelled. We are committed to doing our part to help protect our attendees and the UF community. We hope to see you next year!   GAINESVILLE, Fla.

Students on the Miller Center NYC Retail Tour visit Tiffany & Co.

Warrington students network with, learn from retail executives in the Big Apple

As part of the David F. Miller Retail Center’s annual trip to New York City, marketing student Kalika Shelar reflects on the trip to a major hub of the retail industry. By Kalika Shelar (BSBA ’19) After a long night

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Retail Smarter Conference showcases how to thrive in retail’s changing landscape

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – You’ve likely seen reports of the demise of retail. While stores closing locations or reporting slow sales may have you convinced these statements are true, retail experts from across the nation are gathering at the University of

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Five ways to jumpstart your career in retail

By Cecilia Schulz Retail. Hold on. Before you continue to scroll beyond this article, I want to challenge you to give me 30 seconds of your time. Deal? Retail. It’s practically a four-letter word. When I talk with undergrads about

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Are store brands just as good?

When Woochoel Shin was a graduate student with a tight budget, he purchased store brands over name-brand products. He’s now the JCPenney Professor of Marketing in the Warrington College of Business, but Shin continues to purchase store brand products after

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Retail Center to host Retail Smarter Conference

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The David F. Miller Retail Center at the University of Florida’s Warrington College of Business will host the annual Retail Smarter Conference from June 8-9 at The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club. The event

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Retail in the Big Apple

The David F. Miller Retail Center took its annual spring break trip to immerse 20 students into the world of retail in New York City. The trip featured five days of touring retail stores, listening to lectures from company leadership,

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How Big Data is changing retail

What comes to mind when you think about careers in the retail industry? Store management? Merchandising? Buying and planning? It’s a common misconception that retail is limited to these fields alone. However, many other industries are branching from retail. In