Wharton Stories: Retail

Jeff Raider, WG’10, and other leaders in retail shared their insights into keeping ahead of industry trends at the 2019 Wharton Graduate Retail Conference.

How the Co-Founder of Harry’s and Warby Parker Navigates Constant Disruption in the Retail Industry

Warby Parker co-CEO and co-founder Neil Blumenthal, WG’10, returned to Wharton Pre-Term for a conversation with Prof. Stephanie Creary about how to build diversity and inclusion.

How Warby Parker Builds an Inclusive Workforce: Takeaways from Wharton MBA Pre-Term

Founder of Laguna Beach Textile Company, Danny Meurer, WG’17, is aiming to secure brand longevity by taking a different business approach to other fast-growing digital retail brands.

4 Key Differentiators in a Lean Approach to Founding a Digital Brand, from a Startup Challenge Semi-Finalist

Collecto is an online luxury retailer that offers an unparalleled gifting experience through distinctive product curation, exceptional gift presentation and bespoke customer service.

Collecto: An Unparalleled Gifting Experience

For women in the U.S. who want a better skincare routine, aavrani is a luxury skincare company inspired by India’s ancient beauty rituals.

aavrani: Luxury Skincare Inspired by Indian Beauty Rituals

CEO of the wildly popular indoor cycling studio SoulCycle came to campus to talk specialty retail with Wharton undergrads and MBAs.

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan Shares 5 Tips for Success in Specialty Retail with Wharton Marketing Class

Jane Fisher, WG’17, and Jenna Kerner, WG’17, founders of Harper Wilde, talk about “taking the BS out of bra shopping” with Karl Ulrich, Wharton Vice Dean of Entrepreneurship & Innovation.

‘Taking the BS out of Bra Shopping’ — and Meeting with (Male) Investors

“I had the flexibility to take finance in my second semester instead of my first so that I could take the elective (I wanted) when it was offered. Having the option to take classes you’re interested in earlier was helpful, especially if they help you prepare for interviews.”

MBA Student on Studying Retail at Wharton