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It's Women in Retail Leadership Circle | On the Road Season!

Hello Inner Circle readers! As you read this, we’re hard at work preparing for our first Women in Retail Leadership Circle | On the Road event for 2019, which is taking place at the W Hotel in Hollywood, Calif. on July 24! The event, much like our Women in Retail Leadership Summit, will feature inspiring presentations by fabulous keynote…
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Why Diversity and Inclusion Are So Important

Diversity programs, by themselves, aren't enough for companies today. Instead, companies need diversity AND inclusion (D&I) programs. This topic was discussed at the Women in Retail Leadership Summit last month during a panel titled, "A Look at Diversity and Inclusion in Retail Companies Today." The panel discussion, moderated by Denise Kramp, North America fashion and retail…
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Top Women in Retail Honorees Share Accomplishments, Advice at Leadership Summit

While at the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli had the opportunity to interview five 2019 Top Women in Retail honorees. During the wide-ranging interview, the retail leaders shared their proudest accomplishment from the past 12 months, best practices for motivating their teams, and what they're most excited…
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Partner Spotlight: LS Direct Marketing Exec Offers Solutions for 3 Retailer Pain Points

Melissa Angus, director of sales and business development at LS Direct Marketing, a partner sponsor at the 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit, sat down with WIRLC at the Summit to discuss LS Direct Marketing's offerings and capabilities, how the company sends targeted direct mail using customer data, and the biggest pain points she's seeing retailers face…
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Women Retail Leaders Share Their #Careerbrag

In a session at the Women in Retail Leadership Summit, a panel of executives did their best to do something they rarely, if ever, do: brag about their own personal career accomplishments. While most prefaced their remarks that their success is the result of a team effort, they did offer examples of how the companies…
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Still Feeling the Summit Love!

It’s been two weeks since the close of the sixth annual Women in Retail Leadership Summit (WIRLS), and we here at the Inner Circle are still on cloud nine! Jen and I have been flooded with lovely thank-you emails and messages from attendees, speakers and sponsor partners, and we’ve read and responded to each and every one of them.…
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A Heartfelt Thank You …

… to all of the fabulous speakers, attendees and sponsors who made the 2019 Women Retail Leadership Summit (WIRLS) a truly spectacular event! I don’t know about you, but we still can't get over how energizing, inspirational and truly exceptional it was (if we must say so ourselves)! We'll be sharing with you content from…
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WIRLS 2019 Keynote: Amy Errett, Founder and CEO, Madison Reed; Venture Partner, True Ventures

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Madison Reed CEO Amy Errett on Why Getting Fired Was the Greatest Gift of Her Life

The 2019 Women in Retail Leadership Summit kicked off last week with an energetic and powerful keynote presentation from Amy Errett, founder and CEO of Madison Reed, a hair color brand for women. In the opening keynote, titled "One Woman’s Journey to Disrupting a Multibillion Dollar Industry," Errett discussed how she was able — with determination, tenacity, passion and an…
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WIRLS Wrap-Up!

It's day three of the Women in Retail Leadership Summit and we're gearing up for a great day! We hope you've been following along on social, but if not, today's Inner Circle will be all about it. We have some great pictures, some inspirational tweets from some of our favorite speakers, and more! Enjoy! Melissa…
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