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All-Star Retailer line-up set for Global Retailing Conference

Retail Editor 3 -- Home Textiles Today, March 9, 2011

Tucson, Ariz. - Sixteen retailing powerhouses will address next month's Global Retailing Conference at the University of Arizona's Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing.
The conference will be held April 7-8 at the Loews Ventana Canyon here under the theme of "Inspiring Innovation."

Speakers for the event are:

  • Terry Lundgren, Chairman, President & CEO, Macy's, Inc.
  • Martha Stewart, Founder, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc.
  • Mike George, President & CEO, QVC
  • Alan Dabbiere, Chairman, Airwatch
  • Javier Polit, CIO of the Bottling Investments Group, The Coca-Cola Company
  • Barbara Turf, CEO & President, Crate & Barrel
  • Raul Vazquez, EVP, Global eCommerce, Walmart
  • Roberto Orci, President & CEO, Acento
  • Ira Kalish, Director of Global Economics, Deloitte Consulting LLP
  • Susan Lyne, Chairman, Gilt Groupe
  • Jiri Nechleba, CEO, 4R Systems
  • Michael Archbold, CFO, Vitamin Shoppe
  • Jesse Curlee, President, Supima Cotton
  • Claudio Del Vecchio, CEO, Brooks Brothers
  • Jeff Elder, Vice President of Marketing, J.G. Boswell Company
  • Tommy Hilfiger, Principal Designer & Visionary, Tommy Hilfiger Group

Details on the conference, including a complete agenda, are posted on, with pages on (keyword Global Retailing Conference),, and



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