Total Retail Staff

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Technology Helps Make UGG a Top Omnichannel Retailer

A division of Deckers Brands, UGG is a footwear brand that sells its products through company-owned brick-and-mortar stores, wholesale retail partners, an e-commerce site, and a mobile app. With these multiple touchpoints available to its customers, UGG has made a seamless shopping experience across all channels a priority — as evidenced by its top ranking of 100 omnichannel retailers.

Top Retail Execs on the Value of Mentors

The question below was included in the cover story of Total Retail’s Winter issue, Top Women in Retail 2017. Among the questions asked, “Do you have any mentors in the retail industry?” Here are select answers to that question from some of this year’s honorees.

Retail Execs Share Their Leadership Styles

The question below was included in the cover story of Total Retail’s Winter issue, Top Women in Retail 2017. Among the questions asked, “How would you describe your leadership style?” Here are select answers to that question from some of this year’s honorees.

Katia Beauchamp, Co-Founder and CEO, Birchbox

"I like to cold email. I've received some positive reinforcement from cold emailing since I was in college, and I recognize that it's a way to get access to somebody that you might not be able to get access to."

DSW Shares Top Spot on the Top 100 Omnichannel Retailers List

DSW, a branded footwear and accessories retailer, was one of four companied that tied for the top spot in Total Retail’s inaugural ranking of 100 publicly traded retailers based on their omnichannel capabilities. (UGG, Urban Outfitters, Zumiez were the other three companies.) Here's an in-depth look at how DSW is serving its customers exceptional omnichannel shopping experiences.

Retail Execs on What They Enjoy Most About the Industry

As part of the Winter 2017 issue, Total Retail interviewed its Top Women in Retail honorees. Among the questions asked, "What do you enjoy most about working in the retail industry?" Here are select answers to that question from some of this year's honorees.

A Look Into the Future

To help you prepare for what figures to be another volatile year, Total Retail sent its editorial advisory board a series of questions about what they expect to be the biggest trends, technologies and disruptors that will impact retail businesses in 2017. In addition, our board members offer their advice on how to make 2017…

Retail Execs Share Their Advice for a Successful 2017

In the Winter 2017 issue of Total Retail, we asked our editorial advisory board what advice they would give to retailers to help them have a successful year. Below are some of their answers (click here for a full list of of our editorial advisory board, including their titles and companies): Peter Cobb: Pick five to…

Retail Execs Share Their Keys to Growth in 2017

In the Winter 2017 issue of Total Retail, we asked our editorial advisory board what they consider to be the key priority for them to grow their businesses this year. Here are some of their answers:

The Retail Trends and Technology That Will Fizzle in 2017

At the start of every year, there's a lot of talk about what the next big thing in the industry will be. Artificial intelligence being one example for 2017. However, there are a few trends and technologies that don't live up to the hype. Total Retail's editorial advisory board shares what specific trends retailers should be…

Retail Execs on the Top Industry Trends of 2017

Retail trends are already starting to show, even just one quarter into the year. In the Winter 2017 issue of Total Retail, we asked our Editorial Advisory Board what they believed would be the top trend that would impact retailers most this year. Below are some of their answers (click here for a list of…

Executives Share the Technology That Will Impact Retailers Most in 2017

We're only a quarter into 2017, yet many retailers have already made drastic changes to their businesses this year. Many of the changes involve implementing different types of technologies to better engage and service customers in a digital-first world. In the Winter 2017 issue of Total Retail, we asked our editorial advisory board what they…

Top Women in Retail 2017

Total Retail’s seventh annual list of the leading female executives in retail features a who’s who in the industry. This year’s honorees were chosen based on a number of factors, including being in a top-level position within a retail organization, scope of responsibility within that position, career achievements, and involvement within the retail industry. Use this list as a resource to learn more about these retail leaders, from what characterizes their leadership style to who they turn to for advice to what they would be doing with their lives if they had not gotten involved in the retail business. It’s an introspective look at some of the brightest minds in our industry.

Top Women in Retail 2017: Jennifer Hyman, CEO and Co-Founder, Rent the Runway

Total Retail’s seventh annual list of the leading female executives in retail features a who’s who in the industry. This year’s honorees were chosen based on a number of factors, including being in a top-level position within a retail organization, scope of responsibility within that position, career achievements, and involvement within the retail industry. This week we feature Jennifer Hyman, CEO and Co-Founder of Rent the Runway.

Top Women in Retail 2017: Helen Vaid, Global Chief Customer Officer, Pizza Hut

Total Retail’s seventh annual list of the leading female executives in retail features a who’s who in the industry. This year’s honorees were chosen based on a number of factors, including being in a top-level position within a retail organization, scope of responsibility within that position, career achievements, and involvement within the retail industry. This week we feature Helen Vaid, global chief customer officer, Pizza Hut.