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Member Spotlight

The core of Women in Retail Leadership Circle’s mission is to build community. As such, we seek to feature content that helps you to get to know our fabulous members by learning about their career paths, ambitions, leadership styles, and more. Through Q&A interviews, videos, podcast episodes, and more, this page is designed to highlight our members.


Partner Spotlight: LS Direct Marketing Exec Offers Solutions for 3 Retailer Pain Points

Melissa Angus, director of sales and business development at LS Direct Marketing, a partner sponsor at the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit, sat down with WIRLC at the Summit to discuss LS Direct Marketing’s offerings and capabilities, how the company sends targeted direct mail using customer data, and the biggest pain points she’s seeing retailers face...


2019 Top Women in Retail: A Q&A With Sharon Leite, CEO, The Vitamin Shoppe

Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) recently released its ninth annual list of the Top Women in Retail. This annual feature, a joint effort of Total Retail and WIRLC, shines a spotlight on the women leading some of the top retail organizations and brands in the industry today. As part of the special feature, WIRLC conducted interviews with each of the 16 women on this year's list. Below you'll find the interview conducted with 2019 Top Women in Retail honoree Sharon Leite, chief executive officer of The Vitamin Shoppe.


Welcome to the Circle!

A warm welcome goes out to Nina Alexander-Hurst, vice president, customer experience and SWAT Stylists, BaubleBar, who recently joined the Women in Retail Leadership Circle’s advisory board. Happy to have you, Nina!


Podcast: Tricia Nichols Discusses the Importance of Brand Love

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, which was recorded at last month’s Women in Retail Leadership Summit in Miami, Tricia Nichols, global head of consumer engagement and partnerships at Gap, speaks about the apparel brand’s unique approach to consumer engagement, consumer love and growth, and how she and her team make a case...

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