The Women in Retail Talks podcast features female retail leaders who defined their own career success and made their way to the metaphorical corner office. These powerhouse retail leaders share their personal stories, including proudest accomplishments, epic fails, major career shifts and everything in between, to give you the perfect dose of executive leadership and professional development. Every other week you’ll get real advice and valuable lessons from these C-suite women.
Women in Retail Talks is produced by Women in Retail Leadership Circle, an exclusive community of women executives at leading retailers and brands. To learn more about Women in Retail Leadership Circle and become a member, visit womeninretail.com.
How PepsiCo's Jane Wakely Goes Beyond the Job Description for Career Growth
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Editor Marie Albiges interviews Jane Wakely, executive vice president, chief consumer and marketing officer and chief growth officer, international foods at PepsiCo. Wakely shares her discovery of the "science of growth," which she uses to best serve the consumer. She discussed her career journey through various companies and expressed her desire to go beyond the job description to find a balance between passion and expectations.
How Nathalie Gerschtein Learned to Immerse Herself in Work/Life Culture
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle President and Co-Founder Jennifer DiPasquale interviews Nathalie Gerschtein, president of consumer products division, North America for L’Oréal. Listen in as Gerschtein discusses her 20-year career at L'Oreal, why it was important to her to work internationally, what her biggest learnings have been along the way, and much more.
Parachute CEO Ariel Kaye on Success: Start Slow and Stay Focused
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Ariel Kaye, founder and CEO of Parachute, a lifestyle brand offering modern essentials for a more comfortable home. Kaye discusses her career journey that led to the founding of Parachute, the idea behind the brand, what she attributes to the brand's growth and success, and more.
Groupon Exec Jennifer Beugelmans: 'Normalize Uncomfortable Conversations'
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Senior Editor Marie Albiges interviews Jennifer Beugelmans, chief communications officer at Groupon. Listen in as Beugelmans discusses how she purposefully built her nontraditional career journey that led to her current role, how she honed her relationship-building skills to nurture connections and grow her network, and how leaders can normalize having difficult conversations with their teams.
Ever/Body CEO Amy Shecter: Relevant Leaders Are Perpetual Students
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Amy Shecter, CEO of Ever/Body, a luxury cosmetic dermatology company. Shecter discusses her varied career journey that led to her current role, some of her secrets to success as a woman in business, why she feels that mentorship is essential for women to propel their careers forward, and much more. Shecter is speaking at our sold-out WIRLC: On the Road event in New York City.
How Beth Gerstein Aligns Her Team Around Sustainability, Transparency and Inclusivity
In this episode of Women in Retail Talks, Women in Retail Leadership Circle Co-Founder Melissa Campanelli interviews Beth Gerstein, co-founder and CEO of Brilliant Earth, the global leader in ethically sourced fine jewelry. Listen in as Gerstein discusses her career journey that lead her to start Brilliant Earth, some of her secrets to success, and her leadership style. She shares what she looks for when hiring team members to ensure candidates are the right fit for the company, as well as what she does to prioritize mental and physical health for herself and her team.
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