HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., May 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail TouchPoints (RTP), the industry’s go-to source for customer engagement strategies, has announced the 2017 Retail Innovator Award winners. In its fourth year, the Retail Innovator Awards honor business leaders who are embracing positive disruption in retail.

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“This year, Retail TouchPoints received more than 100 nominations for Retail Innovator Awards,” said Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief of Retail TouchPoints. “Winners hail from a wide cross-section of industry segments and company sizes. Winners are disrupting the retail industry with new digital and omnichannel initiatives, workforce innovations, unique entrepreneurial concepts and much more.”

All 24 winners were honored live at the Retail Innovation Conference, May 10, 2017, at the Apella in New York City. Attendees heard from the winners and learned their success stories and insights into their winning strategies.

This year's Retail Innovator Award winners include (in alphabetical order by company name):

  • Jason McNary, agnes b.
  • Aamir Baig, Article
  • Chad McIntosh, Bloomingdale’s
  • Marc Joseph, DollarDays
  • Bryce Phillips, evo
  • Jamie Sommerfeld, EXPRESS
  • Gregg Throgmartin, Fabletics
  • Dennis Vandel, Foot Locker (Champs Sports)
  • Brita Turner, Godiva
  • Todd Latz, GoHealth Urgent Care
  • Edward Park, Guess
  • Anthony Luigs, The Home Depot
  • Ben Babcock, Jet.com
  • Pam Sweeney, Macy’s
  • Dan Pingree, Moosejaw
  • Bob Infantino, The Rockport Group
  • Martijn van der Zee, Suitsupply
  • Sid Jatia, Under Armour
  • Sam Sisakhti, UsTrendy
  • Marta Wohrle, Truth In Aging
  • Jason Morris, Walmart
  • Wayne Duan, Walgreens
  • Angelo D’Agostino, Wet Seal
  • Ido Leffler, Yoobi

About the 2017 Retail Innovation Conference

Hosted by Retail TouchPoints, the 2017 Retail Innovation Conference (#RIC17) is a three-day educational and networking event that aims to help retailers think differently by spotlighting the disruptors who are driving business success. #RIC17 was held May 8-10, 2017 at the Apella in New York City.

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 a weekly newsletter, 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 www.retailtouchpoints.com. The Retail TouchPoints team also interacts with social media communities via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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