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Retail Management Reception

Held the evening before Florida State’s Seminole Futures external link icon, the Retail Management Reception provides an opportunity for business students to network and learn about career opportunities from recruiters and retail executives representing food retailers, pharmacy retailers, apparel companies, dot-com companies, and entertainment industries. The two-hour reception typically hosts 50 recruiters and executives and has more than 150 retail management, marketing, professional sales and hospitality management majors in attendance.

Executives attending the event are able to become familiar with the college’s retail-related majors, and learn how well-prepared Florida State students are for their industry.

The companies attending the 2015 event included:

  • Abercrombie & Fitch
  • Aldi
  • Ashley Furniture
  • AT&T
  • Bealls Inc.
  • Belk
  • BI-LO
  • Buckle
  • Calvin Klein (PVH)
  • City Furniture
  • Coach
  • Dick’s Sporting Goods
  • Disney
  • Florida Retail Federation
  • Hertz
  • Home Depot
  • HSN
  • JC Penney
  • Kanvas
  • Kohl’s
  • Macy’s
  • Malibu Swimwear
  • Office Depot
  • Ross
  • Sperry Topsider
  • Target
  • Turner’s Furniture
  • Uniglo
  • Walgreens
  • Walmart
  • Whole Foods
  • Winn-Dixie

To learn more about this event, please contact Jim McLaughlin, Executive-In-Residence and assistant lecturer.


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