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Stay up to date with everything happening at Women in Retail Leadership Circle! Learn about and engage with our community through member spotlights, new partnership announcements, details on upcoming WIRLC events, and more.

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Let's Stand Together

Over the past few days, I, like many of you, have been following the news around the murder of George Floyd, and I’m still trying to process it all. The senseless violence, the broken communities, the growing list of black Americans whose lives have been taken from them in brutal and tragic ways. Simply put,...

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3 Top Challenges Our Subscribers Are Currently Facing

Managing the financial health of their businesses, marketing and selling their products/services without seeming insensitive or tone deaf, and work-life balance are the key challenges our readers and members are currently facing as a result of the COVID-19 crisis. This data comes courtesy of a recent Women in Retail Leadership Circle survey sent to our...

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Join Us LIVE Tomorrow!

Have you heard that Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) is hosting (along with its sister brand, Total Retail) its second Virtual Lounge this week? Join us tomorrow (May 28) at 11:00 a.m. ET for the Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Lounge. The Virtual Lounge will feature live interviews with leading retail executives...

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Looking Ahead

Spring is in full bloom! The birds are chirping, the leaves are back and the sun is setting later. Even with so much uncertainty surrounding us right now, it’s important we keep looking ahead! Here are some things we’re looking forward to right now. Last month, Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) and its sister...

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Resources for You

I wanted to start this week’s opening letter by letting you know that the Women in Retail Leadership Summit has been postponed from Aug. 24-26 to Oct. 12-14. The Summit will still take place at the Ritz-Carlton Key Biscayne, Miami. We think pushing back the Summit is the best decision for the health, safety, and...

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Join Us Live

How is everyone hanging in there? It’s hard to believe that many of us have been living and working in our new normals for more than a month now. Personally, I’ve settled in pretty well, as long as I take daily walks, eat well, and turn off the news (as a form of self-preservation). I’ve...

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Help Us Help You

Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) is first and foremost a community. It’s our duty to best serve you, our incredible community of women leaders. As such, we want to ensure we’re providing you with the most relevant and useful in formation right now — and we believe the best insights come from engaging with all of...

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Join Us

Over the past couple of weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time speaking to retailers, friends and colleagues on the phone (and, of course, on Zoom) about the COVID-19 pandemic and the impact it is having on the retail industry. From those conversations, it has become increasingly clear to me that we’re in a unified...

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Helping Out

Well, another week has gone by in this new normal, and while I’m sure most of you have settled comfortably into your routines, let’s face it, there’s still a lot of fear and confusion out there stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. One way to keep sane right now is by helping those around you. Sometimes...

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