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How Sleep Number is Driving Loyalty With Health and Wellness Content

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Content Strategist Ashley Chiaradio interviews Lisa Erickson, senior director of customer relationship management and loyalty at Sleep Number, the mattress company that's been transforming the sleep industry since 1987. Listen in as Erickson discusses how the company's loyalty program drives its repeat and referral business, why exclusive health content drove the loyalty program during the COVID-19 pandemic, and what the sleep brand has planned for 2021 around health and wellness.

Duration: 13:41
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Melissa Priest on Launching the First Female-Owned U.S. Transportation Consultancy

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Melissa Priest, founder and CEO of Alexandretta Transportation Consulting, the only female-owned transportation consulting firm in the U.S. Listen in as Priest discusses how she navigated leaving her previous career at FedEx to start her own consulting firm, as well as her experience launching the first female-owned consultancy in a heavily male-dominated field.

Duration: 23:26
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Rezort Collection's Co-Founders on Bringing Comfort and Style to Pandemic Wardrobes

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Jennifer DiPasquale interviews Francis Sango and Catherine Liss, co-founders of Rezort Collection, a new women’s clothing brand that focuses on women feeling and looking their best by creating comfortable yet elegant and stylish clothes. Listen in as Sango and Liss discuss their career backgrounds in the fashion industry, how the pandemic inspired them to launch Rezort Collection, and how the apparel brand is bridging the gap between comfort and fashion.

Duration: 27:40
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Planet Nature's Founder on the Supply Chain's Role in Sustainable Retail

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Content Strategist Ashley Chiaradio interviews Sabina Khan, founder of Planet Nature, a U.K.-based sustainable online lifestyle retailer offering solely fair trade products made from locally sourced natural materials. Listen in as Khan discusses Planet Nature's brand ethos and business model, how the company only operates clean eco-manufacturing, and the sustainable materials used for the products sold on its site.

Duration: 19:32
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How The Harlem Candle Co.'s Founder Bootstrapped a Luxury Fragrance Brand

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Digital Content Director Kristina Stidham interviews Teri Johnson, founder and owner of The Harlem Candle Co., a luxury home fragrance brand specializing in scented candles inspired by the richness of Harlem. Listen in as Johnson discusses The Harlem Candle Co.'s products, how there is a story behind each scent, and how she overcame the many obstacles she faced while bootstrapping the business.

Duration: 27:39
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CUUP's Co-Founder and CMO on Building Community

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Content Strategist Ashley Chiaradio interviews Abby Morgan, co-founder and chief marketing officer of CUUP, a direct-to-consumer bra company focused on providing women with the essential bra. Listen in as Morgan discusses the inspiration behind launching the company, what makes CUUP bras different from competitors' products, and how the brand's BodyTalk™ platform is building a community of women supporting women.

Duration: 17:20
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How Allie Egan is Treating Skin From Within Using Health Data at Veracity

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle President and Co-Founder Jennifer DiPasquale interviews Allie Egan, founder and CEO of Veracity, a new brand and platform for skincare and wellness that helps to take the mystery out of skincare. Listen in as Egan discusses her career background, what inspired her to launch Veracity, and how the company creates a personal skincare experience based on real data about hormones and other bio-factors.

Duration: 28:18
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TOMS, Astound Commerce Execs on Career Growth Through Mentorship

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Content Strategist Ashley Chiaradio interviews Marie Thomas, vice president of applications and integration technology, direct-to-consumer solutions at TOMS, and Vanessa Cartwright, chief client success officer at Astound Commerce. Listen in as Thomas and Cartwright discuss their respective career journeys and roles, the impact of mentorship and a strong network on their careers, and how they're each paying it forward by mentoring other younger women.

Duration: 27:25
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Why MyShield Masks Founder's Favorite Employees Are Successful Mothers

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Digital Content Director Kristina Stidham interviews Diana Coffield Baisa, founder of MyShield Masks, an Indiana-based face mask company with a fundraising program helping other small businesses. Listen in as Baisa discusses how she managed to quickly grow the company to producing over 8,000 face masks a day, why her favorite employees have been successful mothers, and much more.

Duration: 27:43
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'Equity is Just Good Business.' 15 Percent Pledge Exec Shares Her Mantra

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Digital Content Director Kristina Stidham interviews LaToya Williams-Belfort, executive director of the 15 Percent Pledge, a nonprofit advocacy group created with the goal of advocating for and supporting Black-owned businesses and Black entrepreneurs. Williams-Belfort shares how retailers can start making changes that advance Black prosperity as well as why she believes equity is simply good business.

Duration: 23:22
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