Our offices will be closed on Thursday, 11/23 and Friday, 11/24 for the holiday. Happy Thanksgiving!
Event: March 2 - 6 | Trade Show: March 4 - 6 | Dallas, TX
Produced and Hosted by the National Association of College Stores

Requested Topics

Requested Topics

Merchandising and Buying

  • Assortment management (financial importance)
  • New product categories
  • Elements of customer experience
  • Better vendor relationships
  • Visual merchandising/display

Marketing, Communications, and Branding

  • Social media
  • Campus relations (including faculty/staff/staying part of conversation)
  • Connecting with students (building trust)
  • Promotions that work
  • Student preferences/trends

Course Materials

  • OER accessibility
  • Inclusive access models
  • Developing the new CM manager
  • Affordable CM solutions and financial models
  • Hybrid models
  • Publisher strategies and new directions
  • Responding to Trends in Course Content

Strategy

  • M-commerce
  • Financial management
  • Staying independent
  • Communicating store value
  • Building a culture of excellence
  • Developing your talent pipeline
  • Succession planning
  • Building teams, including students/employees
  • People/performance management
  • Market Research: How stores are getting info from their students
  • Student engagement

Tech Products

  • Apple best practices
  • Risk tolerance/category management of technology products
  • Cross-selling technology products
  • Benchmarking technology products