University of ArizonaNorton School of Family and Consumer Sciences

Retailing & Consumer Sciences

Retailing and Consumer Sciences (RCSC) is an Academic Program of the John and Doris Norton School of Family and Consumer Sciences. Our mission is to provide world-class education on the business of retailing by integrating excellent instruction with cutting-edge research on consumer behavior and retail management. We aspire to be the program of choice globally among the few institutions that offer a degree focused exclusively on the study of consumers and the business of retailing.

Family Studies & Human Development

The mission of the Academic Program of Family Studies and Human Development is to provide excellence in research, teaching, and outreach that strengthens families and human development across the lifespan. Our vision is to become the premier program in Family Studies and Human Development through timely and diverse scholarship.

Strengthening families, communitites, and the marketplace...

The future of retail will be won or lost in 'digical'

Disrupt to survive. That was one of the shared underlying themes at the 2015 Global Retailing Conference at University of Arizona’s Terry J. Lundgren School of Retailing on April 24-25 in Tucson.

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The Amazing Future of Retail Conference

The UA's 19th annual Global Retailing Conference focused on retail being "everywhere at once." Pictured, UA students modeled clothing by entertainer Thalia Sodi (third from right) in a fashion show during the Global Retailing Conference

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Professor Sabrina V. Helm published in Industrial Marketing Management

Associate Professor Sabrina V. Helm's article Service inside: The impact of ingredient service branding on quality perceptions and behavioral intentions, co-authored with Berrin Özergin and published in Industrial Marketing Management, is now available online.

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Congratulations to the UA Enactus team at Nationals!

Please join us in congratulating the University of Arizona Enactus Club for advancing to the semi-final round at the national Enactus Competition this week in St. Louis!  Today, our UA team finished in the top 16 out of 181 schools that started the competition on Tuesday.  

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