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New Betsy Goodman Retail Scholarship continues the legacy of 19-year Warrington retail educator

Betsy Goodman knew how to light up a room. With her infectious smile, she radiated positivity. Ask anyone who knew Goodman, and they’ll describe the Warrington retail educator who passed in early November in the same way. Even when the pandemic halted in-person meetings, Goodman still found a way to brighten the days of those she interacted with. “Betsy always came into the office on Friday mornings singing ‘It’s Friday, it’s Friday, it’s my favorite day, it’s my favorite day!’”

Five ways to jumpstart your career in retail

By Cecilia Schulz Retail. Hold on. Before you continue to scroll beyond this article, I want to challenge you to give me 30 seconds of your time. Deal? Retail. It’s practically a four-letter word. When I talk with undergrads about studying to be a retailer they quickly halt the conversation with, “Been there, done that.” I say, “Been where, done what?” You’ve bagged groceries, folded sweaters, flipped burgers. I know these jobs were rough. Trust me, I’ve had my fair share