Best Buy

Best Buy is a leading provider of technology products, services, and solutions. The company offers expert service at an unbeatable price more than 1.5 billion times a year to the consumers, small business owners and educators who visit our stores, engage with Geek Squad Agents or use or the Best Buy app.


Intel pushes technology boundaries and disrupts industries by creating new solutions to client and global challenges using innovative digital technology platforms, processors, and software.  Founded in 1986, Intel is headquartered in Santa Clara, California and employs more than 100,000 employees worldwide.


From its start in 1946 as a hardware store in Mooreseville, North Carolina, Lowe’s Companies Inc. has grown to become the world’s second largest home improvement retailer, serving approximately 15 million customers a week.  It is now the eighth largest retailer in the United States and, since 2010, has been operating in Canada and Mexico as well.

National Retail Federation (NRF)

NRF is the industry’s largest advocacy organization which advances the industry through professional seminars, trade conferences, publications and educational activities. The National Retail Federation (NRF) is the world’s largest retail trade association. Its members include department stores, specialty, discount, catalog, Internet, and independent retailers, chain restaurants, and grocery stores.

Penguin Random House

Penguin Random House comprises the adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction print and digital trade book publishing businesses of Penguin and Random House. Penguin Random House is a company formed from the merger between the book publishers Random House, owned by Bertelsmann, and Penguin Group, owned by Pearson PLC.


Reebok International Ltd. is a global athletic footwear and apparel company. Reebok produces and distributes fitness and sports items including shoes, workout clothing and accessories, and training equipment.

Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA)

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is the trade association of the world’s largest and most innovative retail companies. Retail executives choose RILA’s unique collaborative forums, effective public policy advocacy, and premier educational events to advance excellence throughout the retail industry.


Shoptalk is the new blockbuster retail and ecommerce event.  It covers the rapid evolution of how consumers discover, shop and buy — from new technologies and business models to changes in consumer preferences and expectations.


ThoughtWorks is a software company and global technology consulting firm headquartered in Chicago.  With offices in 14 countries, ThoughtWorks is well positioned to help clients bring their technology goals to life across a variety of business sectors, including e-Business and retail.


The TJX Companies, Inc., is an American apparel and home goods company based in Framingham, Massachusetts. The TJX Companies, Inc., is an American apparel and home goods company based in Framingham, Massachusetts. It is the largest international apparel and home fashions off-price department store chain in the United States.