Category Archives: Retail Merchandising

Retail Students Create Window Display for the Weisman

This spring, students in Juanjuan Wu's course on visual merchandising competed for the chance to have their window display designs showcased by the Weisman Art Museum."We are thrilled to provide a real world opportunity for students pursuing careers in retail merchandising," says Weisman shop manager Marissa Onheiber who helped judge the designs. "It has been a joy to witness the student's creative process in coming up with designs inspired by the Weisman's collection and to see how they translate their ideas into a window installation."Students also worked with Danica Andler, a visual merchandising specialist who formerly worked for Anthropologie, on ideation consultation. The winning display was implemented over spring break. Stop by and let us know what you think! Interested…

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Ada Ojiaku (BS Retail Merchandising '06) Joins Target Corporation

Ada Ojiaku (BS Retail Merchandising '06) announced that she will be joining the Target Corporation as a product manager. She'll work with buyers to source vendors used for hard line, private label brands. Previously a video game software buyer for Best Buy, Ojiaku is the current alumni president of the Design Student and Alumni Board. You can find more information about the retail merchandising program here.Would you like to be a member of the Design Student and Alumni Board? Applications are currently being accepted for the 2012-2013 school year (download PDF)….

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What do the Netherlands, Istanbul, and Japan have in common?

Students, do you want to travel this summer? You can earn credit for school living in Europe's largest port city, sketching buildings in the former capital of the Roman Empire, or participating in a traveling design studio across Japan. There are no language prerequisites for our design-based programs in the Netherlands, Istanbul, and Japan. Detailed program information (including cost) is available on the University's Learning Abroad Center website. Sustainable Urban Design in Rotterdam, Netherlands May 13 to June 2 Where: Based in Rotterdam, Netherlands with visits to Utrecht, Amsterdam Docklands, and Biesbosch National Park What: A course focused on climate change and sustainable urban design Who: Landscape Architecture, Architecture, Civil Engineering, and Urban and Regional Planning students Info: Detailed…

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