TWICE is pleased to formally announce the winners of our second annual Retail Innovation Awards.
The Innovation Awards series is a variation on a theme first conveyed by its 11-year-old predecessor, the Excellence In Retailing program. Both were created to recognize the industry’s best-of-breed merchants in consumer electronics and major appliances retailing.
As in past years recipients are selected by the editors of TWICE, now with an updated focus on how companies have evolved their businesses to adapt to the recovering economy and the changing retail and tech scene. Criteria encompass such disciplines as merchandising, customer service, store and website design, and/or marketing and operational initiatives.
Our second go-round of innovation winners once again represent a wide mix of go-to-market strategies and distribution channels, including big-box CE, online-only, home improvement, department store, and independent regional chains. But despite their differences, they all share the determination and resourcefulness to succeed in one of the most competitive of businesses.
So hats off to this year’s recipients, and good luck to all in 2017.
● Best Buy: The Physical Embodiment Of The Best In Tech
● Amazon Taming The IoT With Its Alexa-Led Ecosystem
● Lowe’s Blows ‘Lumber Yard’ Label Out Of The Water
● JCPenney (Yes, JCPenney) Becomes A Major Appliance Presence
● Pirch Straddles Best Of CE, Appliance Business