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Melissa Campanelli

Melissa Campanelli is the co-founder of the Women in Retail Leadership Circle, a unique, members-only networking group that offers enterprise-level women in the retail industry a place to learn, connect and grow. She is also the brand and content director of the Retail and Travel Group at NAPCO Media.Prior to those positions, Melissa spent ten years at DM News, where she was first a senior editor and then deputy editor. She’s also a leading expert in small business e-commerce and author of the books “Entrepreneur Magazine’s Open an Online Business in 10 Days” and “55 Surefire Internet Businesses You Can Start for Under $5,000.”In her free time, Melissa loves exploring New York City and Brooklyn and spending time with her family.

Spring Has Sprung and the Travel Pace is Picking Up


Hello fabulous women of travel and hospitality!  With Daylight Savings Time (DST) in full effect, I can honestly say I’m feeling a sense of hopefulness that I haven’t felt for a while. Despite the fact that spring doesn’t technically start for another five days, it really does feels like spring has sprung! There’s also a...

Your Checklist for Business Survival in a Crisis


The COVID-19 pandemic hit the travel and hospitality landscape hard, with precautionary orders and cautious consumer behavior impacting all aspects of industry business. It remains important for business leaders to take steps that enable their teams to navigate this continuing crisis carefully and deliberately. To help you survive this fluid situation, we looked to Liz...