Category Archives: Retail Executive Interviews

This sub-category has many video interviews with retail executives that are more strategic than career-oriented.

How Many Job Interviews Should Companies Conduct?

As we know, the job search tends to be stressful. And that especially applies to the interview stage of the process. In some cases, firms conduct numerous interviews with their best candidates. We realize that job candidates get frustrated by … Continue reading

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Retailing: From A to Z Cited Among 100 Best Retailing Blogs

We are pleased to announce that Retailing: From A to Z is now cited by “Top 100 Retail Blogs And Websites To Follow in 2018” from Feedspot. PLEASE sign up to follow us. 🙂 by entering your E-mail address in … Continue reading

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Jack Ma’s 10 Tips for Career Success

Following up on last year’s post: “Advice from Alibaba’s Jack Ma,” here are  video career tips from Alibaba CEO Jack Ma. This video is based on an interview conducted by Evan Carmichael — a Canadian entrepreneur, author, speaker, and business consultant.    

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Careers at Sephora

Sephora is a global powerhouse in cosmetics and other beauty care products. It has 2,300 stores in 33 countries around the globe. worldwide, with more than 430 stores in the Americas. The retailer offers a number of career opportunities: “At Sephora, … Continue reading

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All Are Welcome Here

The American Express OPEN Forum has produced a valuable video, All Are Welcome Here,  based on the acceptance of diversity: “More than 10,000 small business owners around the country are sending a message. They want their communities to know that … Continue reading

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Shoes of Prey: Buying Customized Shoes Online

Shoes of Prey, an Australia-based company, is an interesting name for an interesting retailer. In the U.S., Shoes of Prey is located in several Nordstrom stores. Here’s how the firm defines itself at its Web site: “Shoes of Prey is … Continue reading

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Alton Lane: A Great Men’s Wear Customer Experience

Alton Lane is a unique luxury men’s wear retailer with showrooms in New York, Boston, Washington, DC, Dallas, Chicago, Richmond (Virginia), and San Francisco. This is Alton Lane’s approach to creating a distinctive customer experience: EXPERIENCE: “You are invited to get … Continue reading

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