Ideathon 2020On January 24th, close to 200 Penn students hacked their way through Wharton’s Baker Retailing Center IDEATHON 2020, a 24/7 case-competition.

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Unique opportunities for students to interact with retail leaders, gaining crucial insights into the industry.

Upcoming Student Events

The Baker Retailing Center organizes events to educate students and connect leaders in the retail industry.

Success Stories

  • Tanya Syngle

    Tanya Syngle

    The Ideathon was not about the presentation, but more so about the process of learning in the last 24 hours.

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  • Walter Little

    Walter Little

    The Baker Retailing Center has created a community of Retail-oriented students, faculty, and staff that I can reach out to about both professional and personal topics.

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  • Mitchell Harris

    Mitchell Harris

    Through talks facilitated by Baker events, I have been able to gain a better understanding of the complexity of the space so that I can hone in on areas of interest and impact in both my coursework and career.

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