Washington, D.C. -- Executives at Amazon, Kohl’s, Crocs and Lululemon have been named recipients of the National Retail Federation’s annual awards. Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos received the Gold Medal Award, recognized for serving the industry with distinction and achieving a national reputation for excellence.
Kohl’s senior EVP logistics Ken Bonning received the Silver Plaque Award. The award is presented to a senior executive with an NRF member company or retail-related organization who has achieved prominence in his or her individual field, and who has shown outstanding leadership in his or her NRF council or committee work, making a major contribution to the retail industry or to NRF.â€¨
Crocs president and CEO John McCarvel received the Retail Innovator of the Year Award, for successfully distinguishing himself as a retail pioneer through the use of new, innovative or imaginative techniques, formats or service.
Lululemon Athletica CEO Christine Day received the International Retailer of the Year Award for achieving international recognition for excellence in the company’s native country and internationally.â€¨
All award winners are selected by the NRF Award Committee.