The Association for Retail Environments’ 54th annual
convention will feature Alan Beaulieu as this year’s keynote speaker,
Nov. 11-14, 2009, at The Breakers in
Palm Beach, Fla.
Beaulieu, an economic futurist,
will lead the discussion on what
the retail environments industry
can expect in the near future and
what a coming economic recovery
may look like.
For the past 15 years, Beaulieu
has offered workshops, economic
analysis and seminars across the
U.S. and consulted for companies
in Europe and Japan on how to
work through the business cycle.
This year’s convention also will
include retail panelists Elizabeth
Kokotajlo from Luxottica and Gary
Lundberg from J.C. Penney, an idea
exchange, roundtable discussions
and networking opportunities.
For more information, contact
Dori Zinn at 954.241.4814.
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The Furniture Buying Index fell two points in June to a reading of 57, according to America’s
“More consumers have put
discretionary spending on a complete and total hold,” Britt Beemer,
chairman of the group, said.
The Furniture Buying Index is compiled each month by
America’s Research Group from
interviews with 5,000 to 8,000
consumers across the country.