College Professors Go Back To School To Learn About Retail (By Ellen Davis, NRF, October 3, 2016)
As they settle back in on campus, undergraduate students at colleges across the country are discussing their just-completed summer jobs or internships. But this year, professors — not peers — may be the ones sharing summer experiences that could impact these students’ career paths. Why? Because for the second year in a row, the NRF Foundation hosted Retail’s Academic Symposium; a two-day event in New York City designed to reintroduce 200 undergraduate business school professors to the retail industry, and showcase some of retail’s most exciting companies and the executives who run them.