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2020 Top Women in Retail

Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) is proud to present its 10th annual list of the top women executives in the retail industry. Like the prior nine years, the 2020 Top Women in Retail list features a who’s who in the industry. Honorees, some of whom were nominated via a survey of our WIRLC members...


Total Retail's 50 Best Retail Tips of 2019

Constantly evolving consumer behaviors and expectations are forcing today’s retailers — both established brick-and-mortar companies and digital startups alike — to re-evaluate their business strategies. What are they doing that’s working? What are they doing that’s not working? How have their customers’ expectations changed? What are they doing to meet those changing customer expectations? How...


Progress in Action: Catalyst CEO Champions for Change

When was the last time you made real, significant progress on a difficult issue? At its root, the word “progress” means stepping forward. It doesn’t sound hard when you think of taking just one step. What’s hard is continuing day after day, year after year, steadily stepping forward no matter what obstacles or distractions come...


Women CEOs Speak

When roughly 94 percent of Fortune 1000 chief executive officers are men, what qualities drive the 6 percent who are women to the most elite reaches of corporate leadership? To find out, the Korn Ferry Institute studied 57 women who have been CEO — 38 currently and 19 previously — at Fortune 1000-listed companies and others of similar size.


The Self-Disruptive Leader

This study reveals the skills that leaders will need in the future of business — and in today’s increasingly disruptive environment. We uncover how many leaders are performing highly in these areas and where there’s a pressing need for improvement. By analyzing the profiles of 150,000 leaders from Korn Ferry Institute’s proprietary data, the study...


2019 Top Women in Retail

Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC), sister brand of Total Retail, is proud to present its ninth annual list of the Top Women in Retail, a comprehensive list of the top female executives in the retail industry. This year’s list features a who’s who in the industry. Honorees, some of whom were recommended via a...


Lessons Learned: Stories From Top Retail Executives

We’ve all heard inspiring quotes about failure — motivational mantras that talk about the value of falling short, bouncing back, and breaking through. Total Retail interviewed five leading retail executives with decades of combined experience. They each reflected on their careers thus far, and the major lessons they learned throughout their illustrious, albeit bumpy career...


Total Retail's 2019 Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers

Total Retail, in conjunction with Radial, a leading omnichannel commerce technology and operations provider, are excited to release the third annual ranking of 100 publicly traded retailers based on their omnichannel capabilities and programs offered, as well as the execution of said programs. In addition to ranking the individual retailers, this report offers a comprehensive...


2019 Retail Technology Report

This third annual report provides valuable insights into the technology landscape within the retail industry. We wanted to know which technologies retailers are currently using, insights into their technology buying processes, and how their spending on technology is going to change in 2020 and beyond. Key insights from the report include: the technologies retailers are...

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