• Nominate an executive for the 2017 Retail Innovator Awards!

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  • The Retail Innovator program is designed to honor individual executives in the retail industry who are focused on driving change through innovation.

    Last year’s winners included Scott Emmons From Neiman Marcus, Rafeh Masood from Dick’s Sporting Goods, Susan Soares from Alex and Ani, and many more! They shared their success stories and videos showcasing their innovation strategies in action.

    View the list of 2016’s winners below and make sure you’re at #RIC16 where they will share their innovation success stories!

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2016 Award Winners

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    Morgan Hermand-Waich
    Founder & CEO, Adore Me

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    Kim Keating
    Assistant VP, Digital Engagement Strategy, AT&T Operations

    ria_2016_chrisPurkey

    Chris Purkey
    VP, Gearhead Operations, Backcountry.com

    ria_2016_barryBeck

    Barry Beck
    Founder & COO, Bluemercury

    ericGrosse

    Eric Grosse
    CEO, Chairish

    ria_2016_jenniferWang

    Jennifer Wang
    Co-Founder, Dealmoon.com

    ria_2016_maryHolahan

    Mary Holahan
    Digital Marketing Manager, Dick’s Sporting Goods

    ria_2016_danaSchwartz

    Dana Schwartz
    Director of Marketing and eCommerce, ECCO

    ria_2016_johnNeblett

    Josh Neblett
    Co-Founder and CEO, etailz

    ria_2016_cathyPryor

    Cathy Pryor
    SVP, Store Operations, Hibbett Sports

    ria_2016_nadiaShour

    Nadia Shouraboura
    CEO, Hointer

    ria_2016_shawnCoombs

    Shawn Coombs
    Director of Product Management, Home Depot

    ria_2016_ryanCraver

    Ryan Craver
    President and CEO, Lamour/Trimfit

    ria_2016_shawnNelson

    Shawn Nelson
    CEO of Lovesac

    ria_2016_gihadJawhar

    Gihad Jawhar
    VP, Digital, Lowes

    Michael Moore
    CMO, Lowes Foods

    ria_2016_kevinLavelle

    Kevin Lavelle
    Founder/CEO, Mizzen+Main

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    Jason Richard
    CIO, Lucky Brand

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    ria_2016_leeSummers

    Lee Summers
    Marketing/Technology Manager, Nebraska Furniture Mart

     

     

    ria_2016_paulCarroll

    Paul Carroll
    VP, Digital and eCommerce Creative, New York and Company

     

     

    ria_2016_yaelAflaio

    Yael Aflalo
    Founder and CEO, Reformation

     

     

    ria_2016_mikeKaranik

    Mike Karanikolas
    Co-Founder and Co-CEO, REVOLVE Clothing

     

     

    ria_2016_keithKlug

    Keith Klug
    Director of Energy, Sears Holdings

     

     

    ria_2016_angelaGearheart

    Angela Gearhart
    Senior Director, Store Experience, Sleep Number by Select Comfort

     

     

    ria_2016_egilMoller

    Egil Moller Nielsen
    SVP, eCommerce, SmartCentres, Inc.

     

     

    ria_2016_scottPalmer

    Scott Palmer
    COO, Spikeball

     

     

    ria_2016_steveFoust

    Steve Foust
    VP, Marketing, Spiraledge

     

     

    ria_2016_faisalMusad

    Faisal Masud
    EVP and Chief Digital Officer, Staples

     

     

    ria_2016_jackO

    Jack Ojalvo
    CEO, Supplementer.com

     

     

    ria_2016_bridgetBurns

    Bridget Burns
    Social Media Strategist, TOMS of Maine

     

     

    ria_2016_jerryHum

    Jerry Hum
    Co-Founder & CEO, Touch of Modern

     

     

    ria_2016_johnHazen

    John Hazen
    VP, Omnichannel and Digital Innovation, True Religion

     

     

    ria_2016_marciZaroff

    Marci Zaroff
    Founder, Under the Canopy

     

     

    Patrick Walsh
    COO, VILLA

     

     

    ria_2016_simonRodriguez

    Simon Rodrigue
    SVP eCommerce, Walmart Canada

     

     

    ria_2016_jimBrett

    Jim Brett,
    President, West Elm