Total Retail Staff

Total Retail Staff
Doug Wood, CEO, Tommy Bahama

“We [choose] candidates who understand that it’s not about you winning; it’s about us winning. We don’t try to set up competition between channels. It’s all about one number. If the business comes through one channel or other, what is most important is that the guest came to us from any channel.”

50 Best Tips of 2017

A collection of the top tips featured in Total Retail’s magazine and e-newsletters this year, from content marketing to inventory management to merchandising, and much more.

Retailer of the Year: Barry Beck, Founder and COO, Bluemercury

Since founding Bluemercury 18 years ago with his wife, Marla, Total Retail’s 2017 Retailer of the Year Barry Beck’s leadership has helped the brand become one of the fastest-growing retailers. Under his leadership, Bluemercury has grown to nearly 200 stores (it grew its store count by more than 50 percent in 2016), has operations in more than 30 states, and employs nearly 2,000 people. (Bluemercury was acquired by Macy’s in 2015 for a reported $210 million.) Learn more about Barry Beck in this wide-ranging interview.

Total Retail's Game Changers 2017

“We [choose] candidates who understand that it’s not about you winning; it’s about us winning. We don’t try to set up competition between channels. It’s all about one number. If the business comes through one channel or other, what is most important is that the guest came to us from any channel.”

Game Changers: Jen Rubio and Stephanie Korey, Co-Founders, Away

This article originally appeared in the cover story of Total Retail’s Summer issue, Game Changers. Total Retail is the sister publication of Women in Retail Leadership Circle. Total Retail: Where did you get the inspiration to launch your company? Jen Rubio: My old suitcase broke during a trip, and while looking for a replacement, I…

Bill Brand, President of HSN, Chief Marketing Officer of HSN Inc. 

"The biggest change that everyone is talking about is in creating experiences. You’ve gone through that phase where everyone was focused on lifestyle. Now it's experience. What's unique about us is that experience is something we’ve always invested in. Experience is what builds loyalty. We must create this community where this customer is coming in,…

Tim Cook, CEO, Apple

“I think we have a moral responsibility to help grow the economy, to help grow jobs, to contribute to this country and to contribute to the other countries that we do business in."

Marie Tillman, Founder and CEO, Mac & Mia

"First and foremost, I think you have to be passionate about what you're doing. And I think it's about bringing in people who have expertise in certain areas that you don't. Understanding where your strengths and weaknesses are and bringing in people to help you in the areas that you're not as strong, but passion,…

Game Changers: David Yeom, Co-Founder and CEO, Hollar

This interview originally appeared in the cover story of Total Retail’s Summer issue, Game Changers. In this excerpt from the cover story, David Yeom, co-founder and CEO of Hollar, an online dollar store, was interviewed.  Total Retail: Where did you get the inspiration to launch your company? David Yeom: The early inspiration for Hollar is…

Game Changers: Miki Racine Berardelli, CEO, KIDBOX

This interview originally appeared in the cover story of Total Retail’s Summer issue, Game Changers. In this excerpt from the cover story, Miki Racine Berardelli, CEO of KIDBOX, was interviewed. Berardelli discusses why she believes in the future of subscription commerce, her style of leadership, and much more in this wide-ranging Q&A.