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‘Retail Influencers’ to speak in St. Charles

Published: Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 5:30 a.m. CDT

ST. CHARLES – A group of retail experts will kick off a national speaking tour next month in St. Charles, according to a news release from the Downtown St. Charles Partnership.

“Retail Revival: Bring Your Retail Store to Life!” is set for 5:15 to 8:30 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Arcada Theatre, 105 E. Main St., St. Charles. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 and include appetizers and one non-alcoholic beverage.

A cash bar will be available.

Visit www.retailminded.com/the-retail-influencers-at-the-arcada-theater to buy tickets.

Collectively identified as the “Retail Influencers,” keynote speakers are retail experts Rich Kizer and Georganne Bender; Retail Mavens founder Cathy Wagner; and Retail Minded founder and publisher Nicole Leinbach Reyhle.

“We are excited about Retail Influencers for so many reasons,” Bender said in the release. “The information and support we can collectively share is invaluable to retailers, and we’re thrilled to share the stage with other talented speakers and retail supporters.”

Attendees can expect insight and understanding on the following topics: maximizing your in-store success; gaining foot traffic and store sales; strengthening your store events; enhancing the customer experience; managing inventory and markdowns; and reaching your store goals.

Contact the Downtown St. Charles Partnership at 630-443-3967 or info@downtownstcharles.org for information.

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