Since 1993, the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences has brought together the resources and expertise of academia and the retailing industry with a shared goal of developing strong future retail professionals. The center’s professional development and hands-on learning opportunities ensure that our Retailing and Consumer Sciences graduates have the skill set, training and preparation and expertise to lead and thrive in a competitive marketplace. Supported by major retailing and consulting partners, the center incorporates the ideas and innovation that help to inspire the next generation of retail experts – our Future Retail Leaders.
The Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing combines the resources and expertise of academia and the retailing industry. Through this partnership, the Lundgren Center brings focus to the issues facing retailers today for our Retailing and Consumer Sciences students, faculty and retail professionals. The Center provides educational enrichment, professional development, world-class events and hands-on learning opportunities, ensuring that our graduates have the skill set, training and preparation to lead their companies. Center board members and corporate partners actively share their knowledge and help inspire our next generation of retail experts.
No other Center compares in its efforts to expand its educational reach to industry leadership through such interactive experiences as the Global Retailing Conference and the Ideas to Doors event, where the industry’s top executives and leading minds connect.
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Scott W. Hessell
Director, Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing
Associate Director, Student Leadership & Development