Attention: FIT Business Certificates Students
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
RETAIL INDUSTRY REVIEW & OUTLOOK
A Panel Discussion with Experts from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services
12:00 noon – 2:00 pm
Arno Ristorante141 West 38th St., NYC (between Broadway & Seventh Ave.)
Our panelists will consider the following questions facing the retailing and supermarkets industries in 2015:
* Sears & J.C. Penney: Headed in Different Directions?
* Myths and Realities: The Long-term View of Online Retail vs. Bricks and Mortar
* Mergers, Acquisitions and Leveraged Buy-Outs: What’s Hot? What’s Not?
Panelists from Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services:
Bob Schulz, CFA, Managing Director, Analytical Manager, Retail & Restaurants
Ana Lai, CFA, Senior Director, Analytical Manager, REITs and Homebuilders
Toby Crabtree, Director (department stores, apparel, online retailers)
Chuck Pinson-Rose, CFA, Director (supermarkets and specialty hard goods)
Margaret Cannella, Adjunct Professor, Columbia Business School, former retailing analyst Scroll down for bios of our panelists.
For more info: http://www.retailmarketingsociety.org/223/index.html