March 4-7, 2015, Miami, FL


The conference will be held Wednesday, March 4 through Saturday, March 7, 2015 at the Hyatt Regency Alhambra, in Coral Gables. The Hyatt is located in Coral Gables’ shopping and restaurant district (http://coralgables.hyatt.com/en/hotel/home.html)

Conference Co-Chairs

Submission Deadline: September 30, 2014 for:

  • Extended Abstracts
  • Competitive (Full) papers
  • Workshop Proposals
  • Doctoral Paper submissions

NOTE: Only full papers will be considered for Best Paper awards and for potential publication in the Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services Special Issue.

Mission Statement and Organizational Goals

The purpose of the American Collegiate Retailing Association  (ACRA)  is to foster quality retail education at four-year college and graduate schools. It has important commitments to teaching of retailing, retail research, and administration of academic retail programs.

Welcome to ACRA’s website!

ACRA Members: Please login with your email address or username to access the Member’s Area of the site and update your profile. If you have not received an email from the ACRA Webmaster with this information, but you are an ACRA member, please contact the Website Administrator.

ACRA is a professional organization which is composed of membership from four-year institutions that have retail programs or retail courses. The membership is made up of faculty from these disciplines: business schools, liberal arts, economics, human ecology, textiles, design and apparel. Membership from diverse groups is encouraged.


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