Retail Technology’s Leading Lady will join fashion designers, retail execs and more at Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing gathering
NEW YORK (March 24, 2016) – “Retail Technology’s Leading Lady” Deborah Weinswig will offer her unique perspective on the effects of the global economy on local retail when she discusses “From Wall Street to Main Street,” on Thursday, April 14th from 12:45 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the prestigious Global Retailing Conference, to be held April 13th through 15th at the Loews Ventana Canyon Resort in Tucson, Ariz.
Weinswig, Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology (FGRT) joins other retail innovators and designers in discussing ground-breaking ideas and techniques to help industry professionals succeed.
“The Global Retailing Conference is a truly unique gathering, where some of the greatest minds in retail look to the future, and I’m thrilled to be in that company,” says Weinswig. “Just as important to me is its sponsorship by the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing, which is educating the retail leaders of tomorrow.”
The conference is supported by the Terry J. Lundgren Center’s Corporate Advisory Board, to which Weinswig was appointed in June 2015. Named for University of Arizona alumnus Terry J. Lundgren, Chairman and CEO of Macy’s Inc., the Lundgren Center joins academia and retail to educate the next generation of retail leaders. The Conference invites the audience to listen in on discussions with industry luminaries, moderated by Lundgren, and attracts global participation from retailers across all levels of industry operations, academicians, and university students interested in first-hand knowledge about industry challenges and opportunities. Previous speakers have included such luminaries as Martha Stewart, Founder of Martha Stewart Omnimedia; Tory Burch, CEO and designer of Tory Burch LLC; Tommy Hilfiger, Designer and Founder, Tommy Hilfiger Corp.; and Vera Wang, Designer and Founder, Vera Wang Corp.
An advocate for innovation, creativity and the implementation of cutting-edge technologies,
Weinswig joined FGRT in 2014 to offer her unique viewpoints on the disruptive technology trends and innovations that are reshaping the global retail industry. Other reports issued by FGRT include: “16 Global Retail Trends for 2016,” “16 Global Retail Tech Trends for 2016,” “US Furniture Market Report,” “Holiday 2015 Takeaways,” “Online Consignment Market,” “Tech Enabled Holiday Shopping,” “European C-Stores Report” and “Global Retail Loyalty Programs Report.” FBIC’s reports and analyses can be found at www.fbicroup.com and www.deborahweinswig.com.
For more information about the Global Retailing Conference, visit www.globalretailingconference.org.
About Fung Global Retail & Technology
The Fung Global Retail & Technology (FGRT) research team, based in New York, London and Hong Kong, is a think tank that follows emerging retail and tech trends, specializing in the ways retail and technology intersect, and building collaborative communities.
The team, led by Deborah Weinswig, former top Wall Street and retail tech analyst and startup advisor, publishes ongoing thematic and global market research on topics such as the Internet of Things, digital payments, omnichannel retail, luxury and fashion trends and disruptive technologies. More information can be found at www.fbicgroup.com.
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