Since 1985 our focus has been 100% nationwide retailers. During this time, Retail Search Group, a PrincetonOne Company, has been consistently recognized by MRINetwork as one of the Top 50 offices worldwide. The awards below place us among the top twenty five percent and most successful retail recruiting companies in the country.


Ranked #1 volume retail search firm worldwide – MRINetwork
Growth Award for the fastest growth over three year period– MRINetwork 2013
President’s Gold Club

President’s Club


Steve Olson, Joan Cartelli and Christine Bauch are consistantly recognized among the top ten account executives within PrincetonOne.

Certified Senior Account Manager of the Year was awarded to Kim Franchi, General Manager of Retail Search Group, in 2007. The CSAM of the Year is the single highest “lifetime achievement” award a recruiter can receive by MRINetwork. This honor is awarded to only one current CSAM who has demonstrated industry leadership and success.

In 2013 Steve was ranked in the top 3% of recruiters worldwide within MRINetwork. In 2007, he was the #1 Retail Specialty recruiter worldwide and was selected to speak at the Management Recruiters Western regional “Superstars Panel” session on best practices.

In 2013 Christine Bauch was awarded “Rookie of the Year” in the Pacific Region and finished in the top 20 Account Executives for the Pacific Region, and in the top 25% worldwide within MRINetwork. All accomplished in her first year as a Recruiter.

Everyone in the Retail Search Group organization is committed to the highest levels of confidentiality and ethics as a way of conducting business. We are members and subscribe to the below organizations as partners in our industry.

National Top 50 Office for MRINetwork
Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
National Association of Personnel Services (NAPS)