Stefanie Botelho created Fitzroy, a toy-recommendation platform for independent retailers looking for different products, as a college project and turned it into a business. "Retail is going through a transition, and that's the best time to join something," she said during an episode of "Retail Gets Real."
Managers may not see a need to offer constructive feedback if they don't know you want a promotion, Caroline Ceniza-Levine writes. Be open about your goals and outline the steps that will get you there.
Cal Turner Sr. figured the highly promoted monthly dollar day sales at department stores in Kentucky and Tennessee in the 1960s must be proving profitable and decided to turn one of his family's department stores into what became the first Dollar General. Son Cal Turner Jr. tells the tale and shares stories of how his dad worked with suppliers to offer low-priced goods.
Wegmans and Publix were named consumers' favorite grocers in a survey by Market Force Information. Wegmans took the top spot for the third straight year, followed by Publix, Trader Joe's, ALDI and H.E. Butt Grocery.
Garrett Ledbetter, a finalist for the NRF Foundation's Next Generation Scholarship in 2015, sought a leadership role in retail after graduating, and has risen quickly through the ranks at Old Navy, where he now oversees 40 associates. NRF talked with Ledbetter to find out how he's already shaping retail's next generation of talent. Learn more.
Bridging the gap between retail companies and qualified talent, NRF's job board is the destination for retail career opportunities. From careers in e-commerce, loss prevention and marketing to more traditional retail roles like buying and planning, leverage the job board to find great hires for your full-time, salaried positions. NRF retail member companies can post for free. Post a position.