Of all the businesses named to the 2013 National Association for Female Executives (NAFE) "Top 50 Companies for Executive Women" list only one — Target — is a retailer.
NAFE, which is a division of Working Mother Media, sent a list of more than 200 questions on female representation within the corporate ranks to companies with at least 1,000 employees in the U.S. and two women on the board.
According to the NAFE, women make up:
Forty percent of all corporate executive positions have gone to women and the company's Talent Development Program offers managers and directors educational programs designed to help them advance their careers.
Why aren't more retailers employing a greater percentage of women in their corporate ranks?