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Get a glimpse into the dynamic panels, engaging keynotes, candid interviews, insightful career coach discussions, and more taking place at Women in Retail Leadership Circle events throughout the year. Our regional On the Road events and annual Summit gather fabulous, powerful women together to connect, learn, and be inspired.

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The Inner Circle Q&A: Diana Kapp, Journalist and Author of ‘Girls Who Run the World’

Meet Diana Kapp, a business journalist and author of the recently published book, “Girls Who Run the World: 31 CEOs Who Mean Business.” Kapp has written about education and entrepreneurism for The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, San Francisco Chronicle, ELLE, O the Oprah Magazine, Outside.com, ESPN.com, and Marie Claire. She lives in...

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Coaches Corner: 'What Are Some Practical Tips on Having Difficult Conversations?'

Welcome to the latest Coaches Corner, where we feature questions and answers discussed during our “Meet the Career Coaches” panels at Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) events. In today’s installment, our coaches answer a question asked during our WIRLC: On the Road | New York event. The question: “What are some practical tips you...

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On the Road | New York City: A Special Q&A With Rebecca Minkoff, Co-Founder and Creative Director, Rebecca Minkoff

This is members-only content. To view, please log in or apply below.   In this video, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Advisory Board member and Cover FX Skincare CEO Emily Culp interviews Rebecca Minkoff, co-founder, owner and creative director of Rebecca Minkoff. This conversation occurred during a special Q&A session at the Women in Retail Leadership Circle: On the Road...

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When Powerful Women Come Together

Hello Inner Circle readers! We’re still feeling the energy from last week’s Women in Retail Leadership Circle: On the Road | New York City event! More than 150 leading women retail executives gathered to network, connect and learn from one another, and the day flew by in a whirlwind of great conversations and stellar content. Speaking of content, we’re...

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Coaches Corner: 'How do you handle toxicity or conflicts in the workplace?'

Welcome to our latest feature, Coaches Corner, where we feature questions and answers discussed during our “Meet the Career Coaches” panels at our Women in Retail Leadership Circle events. In today’s installment, our coaches answer a question asked during our WIRLC On the Road: Los Angeles event. The question was, “How do you handle toxicity or...

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WIRLS 2019: Leadership Panel

This is members-only content. To view, please log in or apply below. This video features the Leadership Panel from the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit, which was held April 29-May 1 at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne in Miami. Moderator Dawn Robertson, partner, WHYZ Partners, and CEO, OCM, a Spire Capital Portfolio Company, spoke with retail leaders Corie Barry, CEO, Best Buy; Lisa...

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Vanessa LeFebvre, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Adidas on the Importance of Real Feedback

During the Leadership Panel session at this year’s Women in Retail Leadership Summit, Vanessa LeFebvre, senior vice president, commercial, Adidas, explained how she learned the significance of real feedback. Early in her career, a direct report brought to LeFebvre’s attention that some people in the office found her to be intimidating.  “The perception of who you...

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Partner Spotlight: Acquiring Customers Through Partnership Marketing With FindKeep.Love

Lauren Nagel is founder and CEO of sister companies FindKeep.Love, a B-to-C partnership marketing platform, and Scale It For Me, a B-to-B customer acquisition agency. FindKeep.Love was a partner sponsor at the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit. In this video, Nagel discusses how FindKeep.Love facilitates partnerships between non-competitive B-to-C brands to create a customer acquisition channel through sweepstakes campaigns and...

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Partner Spotlight: Gifting Brands Offers Socially Responsible Solution to Excess Inventory

Jeannie Barsam, founder and CEO of Gifting Brands, a partner sponsor at the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit, discusses how retailers can address the issue of excess inventory through donation. Barsam offers details into how Gifting Brands is providing a solution that does social good. During her more than 20-year career working for enterprise retailers, Barsam saw companies...

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