This episode of Women in Retail Talks features a clip from the November Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Exchange. In this clip, Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) Senior Editor Marie Albiges interviews Angie Rieger, senior vice president of international and wholesale at Lands’ End, and advisory board member for WIRLC. Rieger discusses how the discipline and skills she’s gained while training for marathons has applied to her professional growth and leadership (1:48), and how setting specific, short-term goals to achieve long-term objectives is useful in both running and in business (4:47). She also shares how oftentimes people get in their own way, and how to stop limiting yourself at work and beyond (6:38).

Hear more of Rieger’s interview from the November Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Exchange, plus sessions with other retail leaders, on-demand here.

Angie Rieger is the senior vice president of international and wholesale for Lands’ End. As a seasoned executive and strategic leader with over 25 years of experience in the retail industry, Rieger has a strong understanding of the Lands’ End business, its customers and their behaviors. Rieger is responsible for leading the effort to stabilize and grow the Europe and Japan businesses as well as overseeing the strategic expansion of the Lands’ End wholesale business. She is a strategic global leader who consistently leads with integrity to drive positive business results, leveraging analytics and insights to make effective decisions in support of business goals.

A Lands’ End veteran of more than 20 years, Rieger has held various progressive positions throughout the organization. Prior to returning to Lands’ End in 2010, Rieger served as the merchandise manager at The Douglas Stewart Company, where she was responsible for the development and execution of merchandising strategies, assortment plans, financial plans, and inventory management. Rieger received her Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Organizational Development from the University of Illinois in Urbana, Ill.

Date: December 14, 2021

Credits: Angie Rieger

Duration: 9:07