1. Salt & Sundry - Amanda McClements
2. Lockwood - Mackenzi Farquer
3. Space519 - Lance Lawson and Jim Wetzel
4. Kirby and Company - Elaine McCleary
5. Land of Belle - Annabelle Moehlmann
6. Plant Shed - Eric Mourkakos
7. KUHL-LINSCOMB - Dan Linscomb and Pam Kuhl-Linscomb
8. Patina - Rick Haase
9. Gum Tree - Lori Ford
10. Burro - Erinn Berkson
NY NOW® Retail Renaissance Award - Excellence in Inspirational Retail Experiences at the Independent Store Level
Recipient is selected by top industry retailers and designers. Friends, colleagues, and retailers are responsible for submitting nominations to NY NOW®, and the award will be presented at the NY NOW® Awards Night Party.
PROCESS + QUALIFICATIONS
Friends and Peers can submit nominations or nominate yourself, for stores that are actively embracing the retail renaissance movement.
NY NOW® will verify that the store has gotten recognition for their successes based on details and information submitted with the nomination.
Things to consider when submitting a nomination is to focus on stores that display product offerings in a unique, innovative and creative manner; that enhances the purchasing experience. Delighting and attracting all consumers/customers including Millennial and Gen Z, seeking a better in-store shopping experience.
Submissions should include news articles or awards, press releases, etc. recognizing the contribution and successes of the store. Showcasing that the store is delivering the inspirational experience that consumers/customers are seeking.
From the nomination list, 10 Renaissance Retailers to watch will be selected. This group will be honored at the NY NOW® awards ceremony.