Recent Podcast Episodes

Summit Snippets: Lesley Jane Seymour, CEO, Lesley Jane Seymour, LLC

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Lesley Jane Seymour, CEO, Lesley Jane Seymour, LLC, and founder of CoveyClub, an online/offline club for women 40-plus who want to live their most authentic lives, discusses the importance of your personal brand. The episode was recorded at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
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Summit Snippets: Amy Shecter, CEO, GLAMSQUAD

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Amy Shecter, CEO of GLAMSQUAD, an on-demand beauty services company based in New York City, discusses why authenticity is critical to your brand. The episode was recorded at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
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Summit Snippets: Shelley Zalis, CEO and Co-Founder, The Girls’ Lounge

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Shelley Zalis, CEO and co-founder of The Girls’ Lounge, a networking community for women to connect, collaborate and empower each other, discusses her top leadership tips and how to develop your own leadership style. The episode was recorded at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
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Summit Snippets: Cat and Nat, Influencers, Entrepreneurs and Co-Founders of Social Common

Listen in as Catherine Belknap and Natalie Telfer (Cat and Nat), co-founders of Social Common, a community for today's mothers, discuss retail partnerships and their ever-popular “Mom Truth Friday” web series at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
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Summit Snippets: Deborah Cavanagh, SVP of Marketing, Talbots

Listen in as Deborah Cavanagh, senior vice president of marketing at Talbots, a women's apparel retailer, discusses the company's position in the marketplace, top leadership tips and conquering your fears, all recorded at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit.
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Food52 CEO on 2017 Retail Trends

Listen in as Amanda Hesser, co-founder and CEO of Food52, a online food community and retailer, discusses her company, top leadership tips and her favorite quote, all recorded last week from the podcast studio at the National Retail Federation’s Big Show in New York City.
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Bonobos’ Chief Customer Officer Shares Her Top Leadership Tip

Listen in as Dominique Essig, chief customer officer of Bonobos, discusses leadership tips, the best advice she's ever received and her favorite quote, all recorded from the podcast studio at the National Retail Federation's Big Show in New York City earlier this week.
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Women in Retail Talks: Top Tips of 2016

On behalf of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, we'd like to say thank you for helping make 2016 a great year. Today, we have three of our favorite tips from our Girl Talks East and Girl Talks West events. Finally, we want to wish you and your families a very happy holiday season, and we'll see you in 2017!

 

Brenda van Camp on One Trick That Can Make or Break a Leader

Brenda van Camp, founder and CEO of SharpAlice, a leadership development platform for high-performing women on a leadership track, shares the one trick that can make or break a leader in episode 19 of Women in Retail Talks.
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Michelle Lam on the Importance of Taking Risks

Michelle Lam, founder and CEO of True & Co., spoke at last month's Girl Talks West about the importance of taking risks and how doing so has changed her career.
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Laura Alber of Williams-Sonoma Shares Key Leadership Lessons

Laura Alber, CEO of Williams-Sonoma, shared key leadership tips and lessons learned from her career at this year's Girl Talks West event.

 

Joyus CEO Shares Her Key Tips for Joining a Corporate Board

Sukhinder Singh Cassidy, founder and CEO of Joyus and founder of theBoardlist, shared key tips on how women can join their first corporate board at this year's Girl Talks West event.
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Julia Landauer Shares Her Advice For Conquering Your Fears

In episode 13 of Women in Retail Talks, Julia Landauer, race car championship winner and motivational speaker, shares with WIRLC's Co-Founder, Melissa Campanelli, some of her top tips for conquering your fears. Listen in and tweet at as @WIRLeadership with any comments or questions.
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This content is for members only Author Laura Vanderkam Shares Her Top Time Management Tips

In this special edition episode of Women in Retail Talks, Melissa Campanelli, co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle and Laura Vanderkam, author of several time management and productivity books, including “I Know How She Does It,” “What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast” and “168 Hours, discuss time management and the key…
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This content is for members only The Future of Fashion? Girls Who Code

This episode of Women in Retail Talks features an interview with Reshma Saujani, founder and CEO of Girls Who Code, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to closing the gender gap in technology. In the interview, which was recorded at last week's Shop.org Retail Summit, Reshma shares why retailers should be aware of the gender disparity…
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This content is for members only Influencers and the Impact on the Consumer Journey

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Melissa Campanelli, co-founder of Women in Retail Leadership Circle, and Stacy DeBroff, founder of Influence Central and WIRLC member, share the impact influencers are having on the retail realm.
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Why Women Leadership Matters to Deckers Brands

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, which was recorded at this year's Women in Retail Leadership Summit in Miami, Sarah Comstock, global communications manager for Deckers Brands (parent company of leading brands such as UGG, Teva, and more), speaks about Deckers Brands’ women leadership program. In addition, Comstock offers tips on how other organizations…
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Emily Culp, CMO of Keds, on Leadership, Life and Marketing to Women

In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Emily Culp, chief marketing officer of Keds (and WIRLC board member), discusses a variety of topics, inclTo listen to this podcast, members, please sign in below.
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This content is for members only Stella & Dot's Founder on How to Find Your Extraordinary

Jessica Herrin, author, CEO and founder of jewelry and accessories retailer Stella & Dot, is a serial entrepreneur who previously co-founded WeddingChannel.com, the world’s leading wedding site. With a vision to create a new kind of company that would offer today's busy woman a career alternative, Jessica wanted to use her savvy to help solve…
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Best-Selling Author Denise Lee Yohn on Building a Brand

Hello women in retail leaders! Welcome to episode one of WIRLC's Women in Retail Talks podcast series. In today's episode, we're excited to offer highlights from a presentation given by Denise Lee Yohn, author of the best-selling book, “What Great Brands Do: The Seven Brand-Building Principles that Separate the Best from the Rest,” at our recent…
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Julie Gardner Shares Stories of Being a CMO

In episode two of Women in Retail Talks, Julie Gardner, former chief marketing officer of Kohl’s who was named the 11th most influential CMO in the world by Forbes in 2012, discusses her illustrious 30-year career in marketing. This audio comes from Gardner's presentation at Women in Retail Leadership Circle's Girl Talks event in San Francisco last month.…
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Michelle Peluso Shares Her 4 Keys to Success

In this podcast from last month's Girl Talk East event, Michelle Peluso, chief executive officer of Gilt, will discuss her career and how and why she moved into retail from her previous experience at Citigroup, where she was the global consumer chief marketing and internet officer, and Travelocity, where she was the CEO. Through personal…
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