CCAD Knows Retail Webinar Series

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Retail is at a crossroads.

Now is a pivotal time in retail, and there are none better-set than the creative and resourceful minds at Columbus College of Art & Design to examine and solve the many challenges in this evolving field. As part of that work, CCAD has invited a select number of industry leaders to share their insights regarding the retail landscape—and what’s on the horizon—in this lecture series. All events are free to attend, but registration is required. Learn more about CCAD's Master of Professional Studies in Retail Design 

Upcoming CCAD Knows Retail events 

CCAD Knows Retail | Creating Confidence: eCommerce at Express
With Brian Seewald, SVP eCommerce, Express

Friday, Sept. 16 | Noon (EDT)

Join us for this webinar led by Brian Seewald, SVP eCommerce at Express, as he discusses the Express brand and its eCommerce team's data-driven, customer-first approach.

Seewald began at Express in January 2020 and is focused on bringing the Express brand purpose to life digitally, through creating confidence and inspiring self-expression. Prior to Express, Seewald was an executive at Designer Brands (DSW) for eight years and served in a variety of leadership positions, including as SVP of Customer Experience and VP of Digital. Seewald is an innovative leader across digital and is passionate about building high-performing teams that can leverage their customer experience to drive loyalty and brand advocacy.

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In this First, You Hustle podcast Dr. Jen Schlueter, Dean of Graduate Studies at CCAD, explores how the industry is rethinking retail along with Rachel Friedman and Faith Huddleston from Tenfold, a design firm that just launched an experimental retail space called Tenspace, and Ed Hofmann, chair of the Master of Professional Studies in Retail Design advisory board at CCAD.