College of Merchandising, Hospitality and Tourism

01/17/2017 - 3:30pm

Two University of North Texas students were one of the top-three finalist teams to compete in one of the retail industry’s biggest events of 2017, the National Retail Federation BIG Show.

12/08/2016 - 4:16pm

Researchers at the University of North Texas are teaming up with some of the biggest names in hockey to grow the sport into an international powerhouse.

11/18/2016 - 2:03pm

University of North Texas registered dietician Ann Marie Afflerbach, a lecturer in the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management, offers advice to help holiday eaters avoid overindulgence.

11/04/2016 - 1:51pm

Bill Adler, True Fit’s founding chief executive officer, will discuss ways big data analytics can help solve the challenges of apparel and shoe fit at the next Executive + Scholar Lecture Series at the University of North Texas.

04/06/2016 - 9:03am

"Digital Glitch" – the theme for the student-run Merchandising Inc.'s spring fashion show at the University of North Texas – will focus on the evolution of technology in the form of color.

03/28/2016 - 1:06pm

Retail gurus will share their expertise on "Big Data and the Retailers of the Future" -- the theme for the Consumer Experience Symposium at the University of North Texas. The half-day event will feature talks about ways large-scale data analysis can be used to create meaningful and profitable customer engagements.

03/10/2016 - 10:11am

Television star Blythe Beck, executive chef and co-owner of Oak Cliff's Pink Magnolia restaurant, will join the Denton dining scene for a day as she cooks with University of North Texas students on Guest Chef Day at UNT's Club at Gateway.

02/08/2016 - 11:20am

The Executive + Scholar Lecture Series will be headlined by digital retail executive John Koryl, president of Neiman Marcus Stores and Online, in a Q&A about technology, analytics and the store of the future. Koryl will be joined by big data expert Shah Karim, chief executive officer of SafeRock, a retail analytics company.

01/20/2016 - 10:19am

Four University of North Texas students have won first place in the National Retail Federation Student Challenge, clinching a first-ever win for students in UNT’s Department of Merchandising and Digital Retailing. They were each awarded a $5,000 scholarship Jan. 17 during the NRF’s annual “BIG Show” in New York City for their pitch of a product worthy of a national retailer.

01/05/2016 - 1:19pm

For Fall 2016, the UNT will offer a new bachelor's degree in retailing to address a critical shortage in the industry: future leaders ready to tackle retail's evolving needs. The Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board recently approved the degree, making UNT the first university in the U.S. to bridge the gap between the three primary components of retail: merchandising, digital and operations.