MARS Advertising and The Center for Retailing Excellence at the Walton College, University of Arkansas, are privileged to present the 2013 spring conference SHOP: Finding and Converting Growth Opportunities with Shoppers, May 16th in the Donald W. Reynolds Center for Enterprise Development.

This year marks the third anniversary of the SHOP Conference.  Keynote speakers include:

  • Stephen F. Quinn, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer, Walmart U.S. – “Real Time Marketing”
  • Fern Grant, EVP, Strategic Planning, MARS Advertising – “Driving Behavior Change to Unlock Growth”
  • David Marcotte, SVP, Retail Insights, Kantar Retail – “OmniChannel Category Management: Making the Buzz Operational”
  • Greg Silverman, CEO, Concentric – “From Insights to Action – How to Harness Data to Deliver Results”

New to this year’s event is the inclusion of an afternoon panel presentation entitled “Excellence in Strategic Selling and Collaboration” featuring Scott Huff, SVP, GMM Consumables, Walmart; Ashley Buchanan, SVP Snacks and Drinks, Walmart; Gary Severson, SVP and GMM Hardlines, Walmart; and Michelle Gloeckler, SVP Home, Walmart.

Spots are still available to attend the SHOP Conference. For more information or to reserve a spot visit or contact Pam Styles at (479) 575-6812.