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Retail Services Company Offers Merchandising Scholarships For Students

Dallas, TX (April 5, 2010) –DAVACO, Inc. (, the national leading provider of retail and restaurant services, will participate in the annual FGI Career Day 2010 Style Symposium, which will be held on April 9, 2010, at the Dallas World Trade Center. Fashion Group International’s Dallas Career Day is the largest and longest-running event of its kind in the country, with over 1,000 students and faculty members from 40 colleges and universities across 12 states.

This year, DAVACO will be sponsoring the 4th annual Excellence in Merchandising Competition, as well as participating in the career resources exhibition, which offers students the chance to discuss career opportunities with a variety of retailers, brand manufacturers and retail service providers.

“DAVACO is fortunate to be a part of this one day event which brings professionals and students together to share insights of the retail and fashion industry,” said Shelly Vandeven, senior vice president of sales and marketing. “As the leading provider of retail services, DAVACO supports education and providing real-life experiences for these future leaders in fashion, merchandising and retail. We are pleased to award scholarships to students that display their understanding and proficiency of the Excellence in Merchandising Competition.”

The Excellence in Merchandising Competition is open to all students participating in the FGI Dallas Career Day. It is designed to recognize outstanding performance by students in merchandising, marketing, branding and promotion at the retail level. DAVACO will announce the winners and present $1,000 in scholarships at the event.

About Fashion Group International
The Fashion Group International is a global non-profit association of over 5,000 professionals of achievement and influence representing all areas of the fashion, apparel, accessories, beauty and home industries. One of the goals of FGI of Dallas is to administer the activities of The Fashion Group Foundation of Dallas, Inc. The purpose of the Foundation is to promote educational programs devoted to critical fashion and life style industry business issues through the creation and awarding of scholarships, and offering access to internship programs and entry-level job opportunities. For more information, visit

About DAVACO Inc.
DAVACO, Inc. the national leading provider of retail services, specializes in the quality management and execution of high-volume rollouts, retrofits, resets, right-sizing, in-store merchandising, shop-in-shops and associated logistics and consolidation. DAVACO offers a comprehensive range of services that helps retailers maximize brand presence and profitability at retail. Services include: ▪ Rollouts, retrofits, resets and remodels ▪ Fixture and graphics installations ▪ Project management ▪ Hard- and soft-line merchandising ▪ Site and marketing surveys ▪ Logistics and consolidation ▪ Design services ▪ Special initiatives. Founded in 1990, the company is based in Dallas, Texas, with W-2 employees located across the country. For more information, visit

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