CONTACT: For Goodwill NYNJ:
Director of Communications
For Coresight Research:
Debra Hazel Communications
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Coresight Research CEO and Founder Deborah Weinswig Joins
Goodwill® NYNJ Board of Directors
NEW YORK (August 6, 2018) – Coresight Research CEO and Founder Deborah Weinswig has been named to the Board of Directors of Goodwill® Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey Inc. Coresight Research and Goodwill NYNJ made the announcement today following the final meeting of the Goodwill NYNJ Board of Directors for fiscal year 2018.
Weinswig is a founding member of Goodwill NYNJ’s Retail Advisory Council. The award-winning global retail and technology analyst and advisor was elected to the organization’s board during the June 21 board meeting of the Greater New York area organization.
“I’m always delighted when retail gives back to its community, and there is no better example than Goodwill NYNJ,” Weinswig said. “The organization served more than 45,000 people and placed 3,387 job-seekers in employment last year. I’m honored to join this board and look forward to supporting Goodwill in its mission to empower individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work.”
Weinswig is the CEO and Founder of Coresight Research, a global think tank and advisory firm focused on retail, fashion and technology. The firm’s core services include providing actionable market insights, strategies and recommendations, specializing in cross-border market entry, and publishing research reports, with a specific focus on broad-based trends and the disruptive technologies that are reshaping today’s global retail landscape. Coresight Labs also connects clients with emerging retail and technology leaders via its emerging innovator database and startup mentorship network.
Weinswig is also part of the Retail Influencer Network, a group of 18 prestigious industry thought leaders and is an advisor to numerous technology startups. She is a member of the Board of Directors of Xcel Brands and Kiabi (affiliated with The Auchan Group); a member of the Executive Board of the Terry J. Lundgren Center for Retailing at the University of Arizona and a member of the Advisory Board of the World Retail Congress. She also supports numerous philanthropic organizations, including by serving on the boards of GoodXChange, Soles4Souls and StreetSoccer USA.
“Deborah Weinswig’s years of leadership in retail and the intersection of fashion and technology make her a strong addition to the Goodwill NYNJ Board of Directors as we look to the future of thrift and how to create jobs in the new retail sector,” said Katy Gaul-Stigge, CEO & President of Goodwill NYNJ. “Deborah has personally supported Goodwill NYNJ for many years so we are delighted to add her to our Board.“
“We welcome Deborah Weinswig to our already strong board, which features executives at the forefront of their fields including advertising, financial services and design,” added Henry E. Gooss, Board Chair of Goodwill NYNJ. “We thank her for her service and look forward to working with her for years to come.”
About Goodwill NYNJ
Goodwill Industries of Greater New York and Northern New Jersey, Inc. (Goodwill NYNJ) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization which operates 38 retail stores throughout the region powered by donations of clothing and household items. Goodwill translates those donations into workforce development services for the unemployed and people with disabilities. For over 100 years, our mission has been to empower individuals with disabilities and other barriers to employment to gain independence through the power of work. Annually, Goodwill NYNJ provides services to thousands of Greater New York City metropolitan area residents – in workforce, disability services and retail training leading to employment to build better lives for themselves and their families. Learn more about Goodwill NYNJ at http://www.goodwillnynj.org and follow us on Twitter: @GoodwillNYNJ, and find us on Facebook or Instagram: GoodwillNYNJ.
About Coresight Research
Coresight Research is a global research advisory focused driving growth at the intersection of retail and technology. The firm’s core services include advisory, research, custom reports, its emerging innovators network, and market entry strategies with a US-China cross-border focus.
The team is led by Deborah Weinswig, an award-winning Wall Street retail and technology analyst and previous Managing Director of Fung Global Retail & Technology, the internal think tank of Li & Fung, a leading global supply chain manager. Coresight Research is headquartered in New York, with offices in London, Hong Kong, Shanghai and Mangalore, India.