News Stories

  • San Jose-based eBay eliminating nearly 300 Bay Area jobs

    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Online marketplace giant eBay is cutting hundreds of employees from its Bay Area workforce, many of whom work at the company's global headquarters in San Jose.

    "The competition has gone up, and now, you have lots of places online that you can get stuff from," said Kirthi Kalyanam, director of the Retail Management Institute at Santa Clara University. "Part of the challenge for eBay is that it has not evolved into what the next generation of e-commerce should be."

  • Class of 2019 Internships!

    RMI Summer Internships are a paid, full-time opportunity for the students of the Retail Studies Program to experience first hand the culture and business of recognized, industry leading companies and Silicon Valley innovators.

  • Retail Management Institute Student Awarded $10,000

    Marlowe Camblin ‘19 was recently awarded a National Retail Federation (NRF) 2018 Next Generation Scholarship to support her education at Santa Clara University.

    Marketing major and RMI minor Marlowe Camblin '19 was recently awarded an NRF Next Generation Scholarship to support her education at SCU.

  • Own It!

    Dedicated to personal growth & networking - the SCU You Own It Summit featured keynote speakers Teri Bariquit, Nordstrom EVP of Merchandising & Hailai Arghandiwal, Afghanistan Women's Soccer Player and SCU senior, 18 speakers, and breakout panel sessions. Retail Studies student Bella Giannini '18 co-chaired this impressive event.