Halcyon Fast Forward presents The Future of Retail

2:30PM | Doors Open 2:00pm | Halcyon | 3400 Prospect St NW
Event Information

Marla is joined by Mei Xu, Co-Founder & CEO of Chesapeake Bay Candle Creator and CEO of Blissliving Home, as they discuss The Future of Retail

Meet Mei Xu. Xu established Chesapeake Bay Candle in 1994, and grew it into a global designer, marketer and manufacturer of home fragrance products sold through major U.S. retailers including Target, Kohl's, Bed, Bath & Beyond; on Amazon.com; and enjoyed by millions of people around the globe. In 2011, Xu expanded her manufacturing facilities and opened a US factory in Maryland, reshoring more than 100 jobs.  In September 2017, Xu sold the company to Newell Brands, adding Chesapeake Bay Candle to the consumer products company's portfolio of other iconic brands (Rubbermaid, Sharpie Markers, Elmer's Glue) that have been household mainstays for generations.

Tuesday, April 24
2:30 p.m.: Programming begins
3:30 p.m.: Power Tea and Networking follows
4:00 p.m.: Festivities conclude