Retail TouchPoints 2018 Retail Innovator Awards Nomination Deadline Extended

Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, UNITED STATES

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Feb. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail TouchPoints, the industry’s go-to source for the latest retail trends, strategies and technology innovation, has announced that the deadline to submit nominations for the 2018 Retail Innovator Awards has been extended to March 1, 2018.

In its fifth year, the Retail Innovator Awards (RIA) program is designed to honor individual retail executives who have driven change and gained success through innovation and disruption.

RIA winners will be recognized during the Retail Innovation Conference (#RIC18), April 30- May 2, 2018 at the Convene event space in New York City. Retail executives interested in attending #RIC18 can register for the Retail Innovation Conference here.

 “We are happy to be able to extend the deadline for this year’s awards to March 1,” noted Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief, Retail TouchPoints. “We are looking forward to learning about how innovative retail executives are driving change and disruption at their organizations and within the industry as a whole.”

Eligible RIA winners include professionals who have:

      1.      Helped to advance an emerging retail area.
      2.      Conceptualized or launched a specific innovative retail strategy or idea.
      3.      Achieved or are expecting business results or positive outcomes, following a successful implementation of the innovative strategy or concept.

A selection of past RIA winners includes:
Dan Pingree, Moosejaw
Wayne Duan, Walgreens
Anthony Luigs, The Home Depot
Ben Babcock,
Pam Sweeney, Macy’s
Sid Jatia, Under Armour
Jason Morris, Walmart
Angelo D’Agostino, Wet Seal
Barry Beck, Bluemercury
Kevin Lavelle, Mizzen+Main
and many more!

Winners will be invited to share their insights during a live presentation at the Retail Innovation Conference.

Professionals interested in submitting an RIA nomination can visit the 2018 Retail Innovator Awards Nominations page to nominate themselves or a colleague now through March 1, 2018.

About Retail TouchPoints
Retail TouchPoints is an online publishing network for retail executives, with content focused on optimizing the customer experience across all channels. The Retail TouchPoints network is comprised of 3 weekly e-newsletters, special reports, web seminars, exclusive benchmark research, an insightful editorial blog, and a content-rich web site featuring daily news updates and multi-media interviews at The Retail TouchPoints team also interacts with social media communities via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

About The Retail Innovation Conference & Retail Innovator Awards
Hosted by Retail TouchPoints, the 2018 Retail Innovation Conference (RIC18) is an educational and networking event that aims to help retailers think differently by spotlighting the disruptors who are driving business success. RIC18 will be held April 30-May 2 at Convene in New York City and will feature live presentations by select Retail Innovator Award winners.


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