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No idea what you’re doing in your career? Neither did these retail leaders

When I was new in retail, I hosted a meeting with a potential new e-commerce platform supplier. I was two weeks into the job and had come from a marketing background. The meeting was to discuss the transfer of front-end data into the ERP – stick with me here. It’s fair to say that I spent the hour smiling, nodding along and promising lots of, “We’ll get you the detail on that.” I walked out with severe doubt that this was the career path for me and three pages of terminology that I spe