The Retail Dive Awards for 2018
Whether it's giving an old brand new life or transforming the industry on a larger scale, these top retail executives and companies made an impact on 2018.
Retailer of the Year
Within a year and a half, Target's aggressive business strategy has catapulted the mass merchant from a turnaround story slowly rebounding from quarterly declines to the top of the retail food chain.
Executive of the Year
While Macy's is still executing on its turnaround plan, the CEO's vision has so far helped the iconic retailer reimagine its purpose for customers in a new era for department stores.
Disruptor of the Year
The Stitch Fix founder has merged data science, logistics and human fashion intuition, pushing forward an entirely different approach to shopping for clothes that others are mimicking.
Store Concept of the Year
Centered on the company's mobile app, the Nike Live concept offers tech-heavy convenience features and a level of localization that makes it unique to the city it opens in.
Turnaround of the Year
After a stretch of declining sales, Kohl's took control of its fate through new brand and product partnerships, a loyalty revamp and moves to become more operationally nimble.