Vertex Awards 2019: RETAILERS OF THE YEAR

New this year we are excited to debut a new award. This will be the Vertex Retailer of the Year award. The honor is given to two retailers who achieve the highest overall score based on their winning entries. We have split the globe into two broad regions, and each region will have one winner. The winner from North America, Central America, and South America will receive their award at the Velocity conference in the United States. The winner from Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Oceania, and Africa will receive their award at the Velocity Europe conference October 22, 2019, in Lisbon, Portugal.

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

Europe, Asia, the Middle East, Oceania, and Africa

ALBERT HEIJN

This year, Ahold Delhaize owned Dutch grocer Albert Heijn received a total of four Vertex Awards. The four Gold winning entries represent the largest number of wins by any retailer in this year’s contest as well as the highest cumulative score from any retailer in the world.

RETAILER OF THE YEAR

North America, Central America, and South America

BOXED

This year, online club retailer Boxed adds to its growing tradition of winning Vertex Awards by winning three awards as well as the highest cumulative score from any retailer in North America, Central America, and South America.

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Christopher Durham
Christopher Durham is the president of My Private Brand and the co-founder of The Vertex Awards. He is a strategist, author, consultant and retailer who built brands at Delhaize-owned Food Lion, and lead strategy and brand development for Lowe’s Home Improvement. He has consulted with retailers around the world on their private brand portfolios including: Family Dollar, Petco, Staples, Office Depot, Best Buy, Metro (Canada), TLW (Taiwan) and Hola (Taiwan). Durham has published five definitive books on private brands, including his first book, Fifty2: The My Private Brand Project. In 2017, he will debut his newest book, Vanguard: Vintage Originals, a visual tour of innovation and disruption in private brand going back to the mid-1800’s. Dynamic in his presentation while down to earth and frank in his opinions, he has presented at numerous conferences, including FUSE, The Dieline Conference, Packaging that Sells, Omnishopper and PLMA’a annual trade show in Chicago. Durham lives in Charlotte, NC with his wife, Laraine, and two daughters, Olivia and Sarah.