Texas Tech University

Retail Management

Retail Alliances

JDA Software

JDA Software

Donates software licenses valued at $2,399,000 to Retail Management and RHIM programs at Texas Tech University. The licenses include: Space Planning Plus by Intactix, Intactix Knowledge Base (IKB), Floor Planning Plus by Intactix, and Efficient Item Assortment by Intactix, and Enterprise Planning. Undergraduate and graduate students in both programs develop software skills in two courses, Retail Category Management (RTL 4320) and Category Management (RETL 6346), and Retail Buying, Assortment Planning, and Allocation (RETL 6365).

BIGresearch

BIGresearch

Donates databases of consumer panel data valued at $360,000 to the Retail Management and RHIM programs at Texas Tech University. The licenses include: the Simultaneous Media Usage Knowledgebase and Consumer Intentions and Actions Knowledgebase. Texas Tech faculty and students may use the data to prepare white papers, research briefs, reports, press releases or seminar content which contains "SIMMTM" or "CIA" information.

Target

Target

Target is a Minneapolis-based Target Corporation serving guests at nearly 1,800 stores and at Target.com. Target fulfills the needs of their guests in all channels by delivering outstanding value, continuous innovation and exceptional experiences—consistently fulfilling their Expect More. Pay Less.® brand promise. For a behind-the-scenes look at Target, visit ABullseyeView.com or follow @TargetNews on Twitter. For more information about our career opportunities, visit target.com/careers.

United

United Market Street

Now in its 100th year of operation, The United Family, a Texas-based grocery chain operates 67 stores under five distinct formats: United Supermarkets, Market Street, Amigos, United Express and Albertsons Market across West Texas, Dallas-Fort Worth, and New Mexico. It was founded in 1916 in Sayre, Okla., by H.D. Snell. Following four generations of Snell family ownership, The United Family was acquired by Albertsons's L.L.C. in December 2013. The United Family is a self-distributing company with distribution centers in Lubbock and Roanoke. Our Store Support Center is located in Lubbock, with Regional Offices in Amarillo, Wichita Falls, Abilene, Frisco, and Midland/Odessa. More than 15,000 Team Members keep the company focused daily on its mission of Ultimate Service, Superior Performance and Positive Impact, a summary of the core philosophy of its founders: quality, value, guest service, and community involvement.

NRF

National Retail Federation

Our mission is to advance the interests of the retail industry through advocacy, communications and education.
NRF is the world's largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation's economy. NRF's This is Retail campaign highlights the industry's opportunities for life-long careers, how retailers strengthen communities, and the critical role that retail plays in driving innovation.
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