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Author: Melissa Campanelli

Melissa Campanelli is the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, a unique, members-only networking group that offers enterprise-level women in the retail industry a place to learn, connect and grow. She is also the brand and content director of the Retail and Travel Group at NAPCO Media. Prior to those positions, Melissa spent ten years at DM News, where she was first a senior editor and then deputy editor. She’s also a leading expert in small business e-commerce and author of the books “Entrepreneur Magazine’s Open an Online Business in 10 Days” and “55 Surefire Internet Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000.” In her free time, Melissa loves exploring New York City and Brooklyn and spending time with her family.

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The 2021 Women in Retail Leadership Summit ...

… kicks off this coming Monday, Oct. 11. Can you believe it? We certainly can’t! Our fabulous team here at Women in Retail Leadership Circle has been working tirelessly around the clock to make this the best event our attendees will ever experience! And while the Women in Retail Leadership Summit is always special, we...

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The Inner Circle Q&A: Laura Ritchey, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Radial

Meet Laura Ritchey, executive vice president and chief operating officer at Radial, an omnichannel commerce technologies and operations provider and one of Women in Retail Leadership Circle’s amazing partners. Prior to this role, Ritchey spent 13 years in retail at companies such as Limited Brands and FULLBEAUTY Brands. In this exclusive interview, Ritchey shares details...

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Check Out Our Upcoming Events!

Like clockwork, as soon as the weather here in the Northeast starts to cool down, you can count on Women in Retail Leadership Circle’s (WIRLC) fall event season to heat up! This year we have some great events scheduled — both in person and virtual — that I’d love to tell you about! Here are...

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“How do I get on a corporate board?”

Our team at Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) hears this question regularly from our members and community at large. Therefore, we decided to produce a webinar designed to answer that question — and others like it. On Thurs., Aug. 26 at 2 p.m. ET, WIRLC will host a 60-minute webinar titled, Getting Board Ready:...

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International Women Retail Leaders on the Best Advice They've Ever Received

Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) recently released its first annual Top International Women in Retail report, an extension of its popular annual Top Women in Retail report. This latest report features in-depth interviews with 10 honorees from countries across the globe, including Sweden, the United Kingdom, Canada, China, Australia, and Russia. WIRLC decided to...

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Know a Woman in Retail on the Rise?

Women in Retail Leadership Circle wants your input! We’d like to know which female retail leaders on the rise you believe should be honored in our 11th annual Top Women in Retail report. This report, which highlights women retail leaders at the top of their games, will also spotlight women who represent the female talent...

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Know a Top Woman in Retail? We Want to Hear From You!

It’s that time of year again. Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) wants your input on the leaders that should be honored in our 11th annual Top Women in Retail report. This annual feature highlights leading women executives in the retail industry. Considering the challenging year-plus for so many in the industry, strong leadership has...

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