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FabFitFun's Founder on How to Keep Your Team Motivated During a Crisis

During our July installment of the Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Lounge, Katie Echevarria Rosen Kitchens, co-founder and editor-in-chief of FabFitFun, a lifestyle membership platform designed to inspire women to lead happier, healthier lives through product and brand discovery, participated in a discussion with Melissa Campanelli, co-founder of Women in Retail Leadership Circle...


Little Lady Products' Founder on How Her Children Inspired Her Business

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Content Strategist Ashley Chiaradio interviews Arda Tashdjian, founder of Little Lady Products, a kid-friendly, scented and toxin-free nail polish. Listen in as Tashdjian discusses her inspiration for starting the brand, as well as how she adapted to having her children home during the pandemic while running the Little Lady Products business.

Duration: 14:28

Just Checking In

I thought I would open today’s e-newsletter with a quick check-in to make sure you’re all doing OK. I know many of you are still in thick of COVID-19 madness, and as such there’s a lot of anxiety around managing your day-to-day lives as well as your career and/or team. Some of you have lost...


Have You Opted in to Our Talent Directory?

In the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, the nation’s unemployment rate hit a record high, and research shows it’s worse for women. In response to the current circumstances, Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) wanted to find a way to help its members who have been impacted. Our team brainstormed and came up with a...


Fair Harbor Co-Founder on Bootstrapping and Being Confident in Yourself

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Digital Content Manager Kristina Stidham interviews Caroline Danehy, co-founder and chief creative officer of Fair Harbor, a New York City-based sustainable swimwear company that makes swim shorts from recycled plastic bottles. Listen in as Danehy discusses her young career, the inspiration behind co-founding Fair Harbor alongside her brother, and the company's focus on sustainability.

Duration: 18:25

Ulta Beauty's Chief Merchant on Delivering Transparency With the Conscious Beauty Initiative

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Monica Arnaudo, chief merchandising officer at Ulta Beauty, the largest U.S. cosmetics, fragrance, skincare, and beauty gifts retailer. Listen in as Arnaudo discusses the launch of the retailer's Conscious Beauty initiative, and what the program means for Ulta and its customers.

Duration: 20:55
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