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Indiana University Bloomington

Center for Education and Research in Retailing


Raymond Burke’s research on shoppability reveals valuable insights about how people shop, helping retailers increase sales and improve customer satisfaction.

Corporate Partners

Every day the Center for Retailing contributes to a stronger retailing industry.

Kelley retailing alumni are leaders at top corporations worldwide, and the ideas generated by our faculty—using innovative techniques developed in our Customer Interface Laboratory, for example—help retailers overcome complex problems, better understand shoppers, and improve their bottom lines.

A 100 percent sponsor-supported center in the prestigious Indiana University Kelley School of Business, the Center for Retailing partners with leaders in the retailing industry to educate students, produce retail-related research, and generate excellent ROI for our sponsors. Contact us to learn more about becoming a sponsor.

Your Investment Will Yield Valuable Results

We are committed to helping our sponsors meet their goals and benefit from the Kelley School’s talent, resources, and expertise.

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Recruit Our Talented Students

Leading corporations, business leaders, and publications agree: Kelley students—and a Kelley education—are among the best in the nation. The Center will help you connect with talented retailing students, and Kelley’s Undergraduate Career Services Office will help you form a plan to meet your recruiting needs. Learn more about recruiting.

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Invest in Your Future Employees

By supporting retailing education, you’re ensuring that your future employees are as knowledgeable, skilled, and ready for the workplace as possible. The Center offers a variety of opportunities to sponsor and develop teaching materials, programs, and events that educate our students while building your brand on campus. Learn more about brand-building activities.

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Take Advantage of Our Expertise

Our faculty are thought leaders who are eager to apply their retailing expertise and innovative research techniques to your business challenges. Whether you want to develop a strategy for an emerging opportunity or create a virtual reality simulation that will test customers’ reactions to a new product, we can help. Learn more about research.

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Become a Sponsor

Our sponsors provide 100 percent of the Center’s funding. We invite you to learn more about the substantial benefits of becoming one of our corporate partners. Learn more about our sponsors, or contact us about sponsorship.