$5,000 Retail Reinvention Challenge

Are you ready to develop business strategies for a real retail enterprise?

Meet Mindy Bergstrom

Retail Ready Case Business for Strategy Challenge. Owner of Nook & Nest, Cooks’ Emporium, and Z.W. Mercantile.

The Challenge

Student teams from AESHM 474 “Entrepreneurship in Human Sciences” will compete to develop innovative business strategy tool-kits customized to Mindy’s businesses.

Awards

  • First Place: $2,500
  • Second Place: $1,000
  • Third Place: $500
  • E-showcase: 3 winners for outstanding visual presentation and pitches

Sponsors

College of Human Sciences, AESHM Department, Student Innovation Center

Timeline

March 24, 2022 | 3:00 – 6:30 PM  | Student Innovation Center

Retail Ready Summit: Reinvention for a Sustainable Future – Register here

April 18, 2022 | 1:00 – 2:00 PM | 4250 SICTR

Team Pitch Practice with Dr. Linda Niehm and Emily Schrimpf

April 19, 2022 | 6:00 – 8:00 PM | 4250 SICTR

The AESHM Experience: teams pitch tool-kits to Mindy Bergstrom

April 21, 2022 

5:00 – 8:30 PM | 4th Floor, Student Innovation Center

College of Human Sciences Innovation & Entrepreneurship Showcase

9:00 – 9:30 PM | Step-a-torium

Retail Reinvention Challenge Presentation & Awards