Save the date: SHOP conference a go for May 10

The Center for Retail Excellence at the University of Arkansas’ Sam M. Walton College of Business is scheduled to hold its second annual SHOP conference on May 1 with Walmart’s head of global consumer insights recently confirmed as a guest speaker.

Center director Claudia Mobley said Cindy Davis, EVP global consumer insights at Walmart was among a group of consumer insights and shopper marketing professionals scheduled to speak at the event which runs from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 10. Mobley said other speakers confirmed at this point include Fern Grant, VP strategic planning with Mars, Phillip Chambers, head of global insights at PepsiCo, and Anne Zybowski, director of retail insights for digital and apparel with Kantar.

The event will be held at the Donald W. Reynolds Center on the Fayetteville campus of the University of Arkansas. For more information contact cmobley@walton.uark.edu.