Luxury and Retail

Stern's New York City location and unique connections to alumni and companies provide students access to these dynamic career paths


Selected Luxury and Retail Employers of NYU Stern MBAs
Cole Haan
Gap Inc.
Kate Spade
Kenneth Cole
Oscar de la Renta
Tiffany & Co.
Tory Burch
Under Armour
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Annual Luxury and Retail Conference

  • Planned by the Luxury and Retail Club, this annual event connects Stern students with industry professionals to discuss topics like brand equity and the impact of the economic downturn on the luxury and retail industries
  • Features top speakers, such as Karen Katz, CEO of Neiman Marcus Group, John McDonnell, COO of The Patrón Spirits Company, L'Oreal Luxury Products Division President Carol Hamilton and Neil Blumenthal, CEO of Warby Parker

Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA) Masters Workshop

  • Students advise emerging designers in the CFDA incubator on a variety of start-up and business issues
  • Read about students' work with the CFDA incubator companies in the Wall Street Journal

Doing Business in ... (DBi) Italy

  • As part of our popular DBi program, students travel for one week to Milan to study the high fashion and luxury industries at Stern's partner school, Bocconi
  • Students participate in site visits to companies like Versace and Mantero and complete a retail field assignment in Milan

Student Clubs

Luxury and Retail Club
Graduate Marketing Association (GMA)

Related Specializations

Digital Marketing
Global Business
Luxury Marketing
Product Management
Supply Chain Management and Global Sourcing