J.C. Penney executive to discuss merchandising at MU

Wednesday, October 24, 2007 | 4:13 p.m. CDT; updated 8:21 a.m. CDT, Thursday, July 10, 2008

COLUMBIA — Liz Sweney, executive vice president and general merchandise manager of J.C. Penney, is coming to MU on Tuesday as part of the Textile and Apparel Management department’s “TAM Executive in Residence.” Sweney will be speaking at 9:30 a.m. and again at 11 a.m. on “How to Create Private and Exclusive Brands” and “Things you Always Wanted to Know About the Corporate World,” respectively, in the Great Room at the Reynolds Alumni Center. A coffee reception from 9 to 9:30 a.m. will precede the event.