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Columbia Business School's Retail and Luxury Goods Conference 2019

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The Low Memorial Library

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535 West 116th Street

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Columbia Business School invites you to attend the 13th Annual Retail & Luxury Goods Conference, which will take place at The Low Memorial Library (535 West 116th Street, New York, NY 10027) on Saturday, February 2, 2019. The annual conference organized by the Retail & Luxury Goods Club is one of the most anticipated industry events at the Business School. The event brings together some of the industry’s most influential thought leaders and typically attracts 250 participants, including young professionals, senior practitioners, faculty members, alumni, and current students.

Under this year’s theme Connecting the Dots we will curate a holistic discussion on topics such as Sustainability, Beauty & Wellness as well as VC Investing and Founding in the Fashion and Lifestyle Space.

We have lined up a great list of speakers, including Marie-Claire Daveu, chief sustainability officer at Kering, Marc Metrick, president of Saks Fifth Avenue, and Jane Hertzmark Hudis ‘86, group president of The Estée Lauder Companies, along with many others from companies including Google, Solid & Striped, and Pop & Suki to participate in in-depth panel discussions. Throughout the day, there will be many opportunities to network with companies and industry professionals.

For further information visit our website or contact Anam Sadarangani and Isabell Weiser at cbs.rlgconference2019@gmail.com.

We hope to see you at the conference!

RLG Conference Committee


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Marie-Claire Daveu was appointed Kering’s Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of International Institutional Affairs in 2012. She is responsible for the continued development of Kering’s sustainability strategy and the direction of the Group’s institutional affairs. Kering’s brands include Gucci, Balenciaga, YSL and Bottega Veneta.

Marc Metrick was named President of Saks Fifth Avenue in April 2015, and assumed leadership of Saks OFF 5TH in January 2018. A highly accomplished retail industry executive with deep experience in strategic development, merchandising, marketing, operations, and finance, Metrick has spent the last 10 years in senior leadership roles at Saks Fifth Avenue and Hudson’s Bay Company.

Jane Hertzmark Hudis is Group President, The Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. a global leader in prestige beauty with over 30 brands and net sales of nearly $14 billion. As Group President, Ms. Hertzmark Hudis is responsible for leading the Company’s Estée Lauder, La Mer, Bobbi Brown, AERIN, Darphin, Origins, Aveda and Bumble and bumble brands globally. Reporting directly to the President and Chief Executive Officer, she also serves on a number of key leadership committees, including the Executive Leadership Team and the Investment Development Committee.


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