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On 31rd of March the round table on a topic of "Recent questions of retail companies" of students and teachers of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics with participants of National association of trade network (NATN) was held. It was organized by faculty of trade economics and commodity science.
In the work of round table Evgeniy Butman, head of the Board of Directors of the company "Ideas4retail" (brands: Imaginarium, Hamleys, Mamas & Papas, COOKHOUSE), Tikhon Smykov, general director of the company "Inventive Retail Group" (brands: re:Store, Sony, Samsung, LEGO, Nike), Valentin Voskresenskiy, executive director of NATN, Michail Tarasov, member of the Board of NATN, heads and teachers of department of commodity science and commodity examination, technology and sales management of PRUE.
To participants of the round table with a welcoming word referred Anatoliy Shishkin, director of OSC "Trade" of Plekhanov Russian University of Economics, Marina Polojishnikova, dean of the faculty of commodity science and commodity examination.
At the meeting the recent questions network retail business structure, principles of work of stores, the situation on the market of retail chains; requirements for sales staff were discussed. Students and teachers asked many questions to heads of network retail companies relating to professional competencies that are in demand in the trading business; employment opportunities, internships and practices.
In terms of round table the agreements on development of cooperation of National association of trade network with a faculty of commodity science and commodity examination of PRUE in the sphere of education and science were reached.