May 29-30, 2019 | 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM EST
NYU Stern Executive Education | New York City, NY



Traditional approaches to commerce just don’t cut it in-market anymore – winning brands and retailers know this and are constantly rewriting their playbooks to keep up with shopper expectations.

But to do this and maintain our competitive edge, we as leaders need to take a break from the everyday status quo and challenge our assumptions with thought-provoking and actionable continuing education.

In the Edge by Ascential™ Advanced Retail Strategy Program in partnership with NYU Stern Executive Education, you and fellow brand and retail leaders across functions come together in an exclusive two-day certificate immersion program – taught by leading NYU Stern School of Business professors and industry practitioners – that provides the perfect blend of theory and application to analyze and operationalize the latest strategies critical to winning the future of commerce.

Program Benefits:

  • Unique on-campus learning and peer-discussion experience taught and facilitated by business professors, advisors and industry practitioners
  • <70-person audience makes for robust discussion and intimate learning environment
  • Participation in each two-day program earns attendees a certificate of completion from NYU Stern Executive Education


Our Program Partner:

The NYU Stern School of Business is consistently ranked a first-tier business school, both in the United States and international rankings. In the latest 2019 rankings by U.S. News & World Report, NYU Stern School of Business was ranked #13 in Best Business Schools and #7 in Best Executive MBA Programs.


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Who Attends:

This program is ideal for Managers to CXO’s across all functions in retail and manufacturing seeking deeper insight into commercial change drivers and winning strategies for long-term success.

Testimonials from Prior Attendees:

“I'm not external facing, and so it was extremely helpful for me to gain insight into what’s happening now and what will happen in the future for my business.”

“Such strategic thought provoking topics that really challenged us to think outside our traditional approaches.”

“The blend of academic theory and practical application was ideal!”

“I loved networking and hearing from the other attendees and took away clear, actionable ideas to address the issues we’re facing.”

For further questions, please contact Chris Perry, VP of Global Executive Education at