During the Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Lounge on May 28, Deirdre Quinn, co-founder and CEO of Lafayette 148 New York, participated in an interview that touched on everything from how the company began making and providing surgical gowns for healthcare workers on the front lines of the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City to how women’s natural leadership instincts are especially important during these challenging times. In this video clip from the session, Quinn discusses how Lafayette 148 is evolving its business to meet the changing needs of its customers during this time.

To watch Quinn’s full interview from the Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Lounge, as well as interviews with Chieh Huang, CEO, Boxed; Anthony Marino, president, thredUP; and Winnie Park, CEO, Paper Source, click here.