Undergraduate Blog / Tag: retail

Jessica Jean-Baptiste

Fast Fashion takes Planning

When most people think about the retail industry, operations and planning is usually not the first thing that comes to mind. In reality, operational planning is the major key to success for most fast fashion and off-price retail companies and Ross is no exception to that. It has been three weeks since I have started…

Hit Them Angles

One of the primary roles I have been doing in my internship is conducting a social media campaign. My team and I have been primarily using Instagram and Facebook as platforms. We started from scratch and had to create a branding strategy as well as creating a target market and target persona. It was actually…

ecarpenter1

Miami Experience

So far my 2018 summer has been a learning experience. I moved down to Miami, a place that I haven’t spent much time in at all, to work at Del Toro shoes. Del Toro Shoes is a high-end shoe company that has been around for about 10 years. Del Toro has around 10-20 employees and is…

Andi Deng

Barcode and Retail Business (Continued)

Now that you know what a barcode is, how do you get your own barcodes? The correct way is to register under GS1. But if you search online, various third-party websites will show up and tell you that they have cheap barcodes for you. These websites are not scams, but purchasing barcodes from them involves…

Andi Deng

Barcode and Retail Business

Hey, ever you shopped in stores? Of course. Have you ever noticed the barcode on the product? Probably. But what is a barcode? Barcode is a way to transport information. When you scan a barcode, it shows you the product origin, cost, material, and so on. Barcode exists in many aspects of our life. It…

Working at Rent the Runway – NYC Summer Internship

Rent the Runway is an outstanding company! I am so glad to be having this opportunity. Whenever I have something rented on I make sure to tell everyone around me about it! The usual response is: “What? You rented this? But it is so cool!” I, then, briefly describe the business model, my position as…

Undergrad CCD

Interested? Apply Now.

This happens quite a lot, you see an interesting job opening and you want to apply but you have several obstacles in your way. Oh it’s midterm week, you have social events to attend to or….. you figured, that you wait until the due date since you have another two weeks before you get started…

Jaime Doherty

Connecting with Employers – beyond campus and in the cloud

Resources. A common topic with employers and recruiters these days…  mostly around the lack thereof.   Now more than ever, recruiters and HR professionals have tighter budgets, and with tighter budgets often comes travel limitations.  Yet there is still the need to meet and hire top talent.  To continue seeking this talent, they must be creative,…

Michelle Lederhos

This is Retail

Blog post authored by CCD student blogger, Natalie Cullings, UG Class of 2014 Looking for a fulfilling career with a company that’s not only innovative, but gives back to and strengthens communities? If so, you might be overlooking a long-lasting career opportunity in a critical industry: retail. The National Retail Federation launched thisisretail.org in 2013 to…

Natalie Cullings

Don’t Intern Only to Learn About an Industry, but Also Where It’s Heading

It’s hard to believe I’m more than half way done with my summer internship at the branding/advertising firm Mechanica. I’ve learned a lot about the industry and the responsibilities of the different departments/positions within a firm. However, one of the highlights of my internship was the day I was fortunate enough to attend BostInno’s State…