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Retail Management Institute

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Explore Internships Minor in Retail Studies

The Retail Management Institute provides undergraduate students and industry executives the skills they need to succeed in the changing retail sector.


For Undergraduates

Open to all SCU students, the minor in retail studies prepares students for a diverse set of leadership roles including e-commerce, buying, merchandising, planning and allocation, digital marketing, and supply chain management.

For Retail Executives

We offer programs and events for industry professionals, including the Internet Marketing and eBusiness Program, the Retail Consortium for Management Education, and Senior Executive Seminars. Also offered are customized curriculum tailored for your team.

Research

Our Faculty is recognized for research in the areas of retailing, effects of retargeted advertising, cross & multi-channel marketing and quantitative marketing. Research has been published in the Harvard Business Review, Marketing Science, and other top-tier publications.

RMI News and Events

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Is Amazon the cause of Retail Disruption?

"Amazon has certainly contributed," said Kirthi Kalyanam, RMI director. "But it is only one factor."

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Professor Kalyanam recently presented "The New Edge of Retailing" at The Harvard Club of New York with Varese Retail Technologies and 250 Brazilian Retailers. #Muitobom

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The New Edge of Retailing

Professor Kalyanam recently presented "The New Edge of Retailing" at The Harvard Club of New York with Varese Retail Technologies and 250 Brazilian Retailers. #Muitobom

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    "Through the program, specifically the senior seminars, I came to realize how drastically the retail industry is experiencing periods of change, growth, and discomfort as new retailers are joining the playing field."

    Veronica Ribeiro '17, Retail Studies Minor and former RMI Student President