Hollywood, Fla.- A.R.E.'s round of Shoptalks returns to New York and Dallas this fall, when the popular educational and networking events keep it interesting with a variety of topics and formats.

Shoptalk Platinum Sponsors are: B+N, Grottini, and Prime Retail Services Inc.

The Media Partner is Retail Environments magazine.

Shoptalk New York - Wed., Sept. 5

Join host, Lifestyle/Trimco, and Miss America as she delivers insights into the "Miss America" brand. The presentation will be followed by a spectacular cocktail party and celebrity auction. All proceeds go to PAVE and the Miss America Scholarship Foundation.

Host Sponsor: Lifestyle/Trimco Inc.

Gold Sponsors: Activate the Space and MG Concepts

Shoptalk Dallas - Thurs., Sept. 27

Join host, Fossil, for a tour of their new headquarters and a presentation of the second annual 2012 A.R.E. Design Trends Report by A.R.E. staff, Karen Schaffner and Jo Rossman. The report will cover the latest retail design trends gleamed from A.R.E.'s extensive resource databases, including A.R.E. Design Awards entries. All proceeds benefit PAVE.

Gold Sponsor: Suddath Global Logistics

City Sponsors: CDW Merchants, idX Corporation, JPMA Global Inc., Miller Zell Inc. and Stylmark Inc.

Shoptalks present convenient opportunities to meet like-minded professionals in the area and to keep abreast of what is going on in the industry. It's an inexpensive way to expose your entire team to fresh ideas and new perspectives.

Shoptalk attendance is open to retailers, design firms and sponsors only.

For more details or to RSVP online, visit www.retailenvironments.org.

Source: A.R.E.

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