Leadership

Back-to-Office Report
August 2, 2021

Survey Data Reveals How Organizations Are Planning for the Future of Work

Key Leadership and Strategy Learnings From the 2021 Top International Women in Retail
July 29, 2021 at 7:02 pm

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Kristina Stidham and Marie Albiges discuss the recently released Top International Women in Retail report, produced by Total Retail’s sister brand, Women in Retail Leadership Circle. We know that women are impacting the retail industry not only in the United States, but across the globe. Each…

Why Retailers Should Look to Tech to Drive Impact in CSR
July 21, 2021 at 9:39 pm

Over the past year, social unrest came to the forefront of public attention. As a result, the business world stepped up to support causes, doubling down on philanthropic efforts to drive change. The retail industry specifically continues to be a major contributor to causes like fighting the spread of COVID-19 and addressing demand for social…

Inside the Tractor Supply Company Success Story
July 7, 2021 at 8:19 pm

In a session during the National Retail Federation's (NRF) inaugural Retail Converge event last month, Hal Lawton, president and CEO of Tractor Supply Company (TSC), discussed how the company is planning to be an even more integral part of its customers’ lives through its Life Out Here strategy. In addition, Lawton addressed TSC's recently relaunched loyalty program,…

How CVS’ Role in the Pandemic is Reshaping it as a Community Health Hub
July 6, 2021 at 10:13 pm

In a session during the National Retail Federation's (NRF) inaugural Retail Converge event in June, Neela Montgomery, president and executive vice president, CVS Pharmacy/Retail, discussed the company’s plans to expand and adapt to a post-pandemic world. Montgomery was interviewed by Matthew Shay, president and CEO, NRF, during a keynote session of the week-long digital event.…

Andy Jassy Officially Takes Over as Amazon CEO From Jeff Bezos
July 5, 2021 at 7:32 pm

Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos on Monday handed over his CEO title to Andy Jassy, ending a more than two-decade run leading the company through its evolution from online bookseller to $1.75 trillion global retail, logistics and internet behemoth. Bezos has served as the CEO of Amazon since founding the company exactly 27 years ago on July 5, 1994 .…

Tips and Insights From Executives Developing Back-to-Office Strategies
July 1, 2021 at 4:49 pm

In this episode of Retail Right Now, Total Retail's Kristina Stidham and Melissa Campanelli discuss the recently released Back-to-Office Checklist, produced by Total Retail’s sister brands, Women in Retail Leadership Circle and Women Leading Travel & Hospitality. This checklist includes 10 action items for leaders to take to ensure they fully develop a strong back-to-office plan.…

Macy's CEO Jeff Gennette Discusses Digital Transformation, D&I, and More
June 30, 2021 at 5:21 pm

During a virtual keynote hosted by the National Retail Federation (NRF) on June 24, Jeff Gennette, Chairman and CEO of Macy’s Inc, discussed the company’s digital transformation since the beginning of the pandemic, how customer behaviors have changed and what the department store is doing to adapt, and why diversity and inclusion is critical to…

Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Exchange, July 2021
June 24, 2021 at 2:38 pm

As organizations prepare to have their employees return to corporate offices and headquarters, go fully remote, or some hybrid of the two, there are still many questions that need to be answered and concerns to be addressed. As such, sister brands Women in Retail Leadership Circle (WIRLC) and Women Leading Travel & Hospitality surveyed executives […]