Total Retail’s seventh annual list of the leading women 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.

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