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The Center for Innovative Merchandising provides opportunities for IU Merchandising and Design students through a variety of initiatives to enrich their education. With your gift, CIM can provide student scholarships to participate in field seminars and industry related programs. Help empower future retail leaders & innovators today!

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The IU Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design’s Center for Innovative Merchandising (CIM) is driven to be a world-class program and is uniquely positioned to engage IU students with high-level professionals in the retail and fashion industries. With your support, CIM can provide:

  • Scholarships to aid students to participate in field seminars and industry related programs such as off-campus experiences in Chicago and New York
  • Co-curricular learning seminars and events
  • Internship opportunities
  • Professional development workshops and skill building competitions
  • Support for the Retail Studies Organization, a student group that provides on-campus interaction with executives, designers, and other top industry talent
  • Interdisciplinary speaker series connecting the merchandising program to areas across campus and across student interests

With your gift, you become a stakeholder in the future of the retail industry, empowering and inspiring IU students to become visionary leaders and creative innovators. Please join other alumni and friends of the Center for Innovative Merchandising by making your gift today!


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