Luxury program’s international focus leads to alumni’s global impact
Article originally published in the ‘Spotlight Feature” on WRAL Marquelle Turner-Gilchrist began his life far from where he is today, both physically and in regard to his lifestyle. He grew up in the small town of Johnsonville, N.C., an hour […]
NYC Study Tour Provides Insight, Career Ideas for Global Luxury and Management Students
New York City Study Tour adds insight, real world view for students in the Global Luxury and Management program, offered jointly by the NC State University Poole College of Management and SKEMA Business School.
Global Luxury Alumna Katie St. George Provides Shopping Tips for High-end Panthers Attire
Katie St. George, who works at Capitol & Poole Shop in Charlotte, shares a list of boutique finds for shoppers aiming to “step up their Panthers attire,” in this article published by Charlotte Agenda. Included in her list of options: a […]
Amid devastation, brands respond to Tropical Storm Harvey victims in need
Originally printed in Luxury Daily by Jen King on August 30, 2017. Hurricane Harvey, now downgraded to a tropical storm, was the first major storm system to make landfall in the United States since 2005 and has left behind unprecedented and […]
Kathleen Black is New Assistant Director for Global Luxury and Management Program
Kathleen Black joins Kristie McGowan on our Global Luxury and Management program's admissions and student services team.
Global Luxury Students Tap into NYC Expertise on Study Trip
Global Luxury Management (GLM) students from the NC State University/SKEMA Business School dual-degree graduate management program immersed themselves in luxury during the October 4-6 New York City Study Tour. For many of the 35 students who hail from 7 countries, this was the first time they experienced New York – arguably one of the world’s most vibrant and significant luxury markets.
In one of N.C. State’s sleek Centennial Campus buildings, 42 graduate students study a pyramid graphic on a screen in front of them. The pyramid illustrates the upper echelon of the world’s consumer wealth: the large bottom tier includes the top four percent of U.S. households, and the very top tier refers to billionaires, which represent just a few thousand people worldwide and only a few hundred Americans. “That is the target customer,” says Ellen Rohde, a former apparel and textile industry strategist who now serves as the industry liaison for the Global Luxury Management (GLM) program at N.C. State. “That is who you’re here to learn about.”
Sustainable Luxury with Francine Petersen
Last fall, NC State welcomed Francine Petersen, Ph.D., associate professor at the European School of Management in a collaboration between the Poole College Business Sustainability Collaborative and the college's Jenkins Global Luxury Management Program.
Poole College to offer free Volunteer Income Tax Return assistance to qualifying students, staff
Accounting students in the NC State Poole College of Management are holding a series of Saturday help sessions for students and employees with low-to-moderate household income ($62,000 or less) who are filing their tax returns online.
Celebrating the Power of Potential at the Innovative Women’s Conference
Students from the Poole College of Management organized the Innovative Women’s Conference for one important purpose: helping women learn from the strengths and successes of businesswomen who, not long ago, were starting their own careers.