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Author: Ashley Chiaradio

Ashley has been creating content for more than 7 years, and provides a unique insight in covering the retail industry having worked directly for retailers in the past. She’s passionate about profiling women leadership in the space.

Let's Get Social!

It’s no secret that we love social media at Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC)! Our social accounts allow us to stay connected with all of you, and gives us the opportunity help you build relationships with one another! Each of our social network pages serves a different purpose with you in mind. Here’s a...


16 Questions With Jackie Ardrey, President, Grandin Road

Jackie Ardrey is an accomplished business leader with 25 years experience growing multichannel, merchandise-driven organizations, including Harry & David, Oregon Home Gourmet, and Hanna Andersson. She is currently the president of Grandin Road, a designer-inspired home decor retailer, as well as a member of Women in Retail Leadership Circle. We asked Jackie some rapid-fire questions...


18 Questions With Celeste Risimini-Johnson, SVP, General Merchandise Manager, FULLBEAUTY Brands

Celeste Risimini-Johnson is a dynamic leader, Women in Retail Leadership Circle member, and merchandising veteran who has worked for Lands’ End, Babies”R”Us, and The Children’s Place. Currently, she’s senior vice president, general merchandise manager, women’s/intimates/footwear for FULLBEAUTY Brands. We asked Celeste some rapid-fire questions so you can get to know her better! What’s the best...

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