Chain Store Age honored four retail and restaurant brands at its Breakout Retailers Awards presentation, held at CSA’s 58th annual SPECS Show, March 20-22, in Grapevine, Texas.
The winning lineup for 2023 included Burlington Stores, CAMP, Dutch Bros and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers. The awards were sponsored by architecture and design engineering firm Stantec.
“The Breakout Retailers awards recognize retail, restaurant and non-traditional specialty concepts that are investing in innovation and growth in the physical space,” said CSA editor-in-chief Marianne Wilson during the event.
Executives from the four honored brands were on hand at SPECS to accept their awards, and to share insights into their companies during a panel discussion. Representing their companies were:
- Dan Marihugh,VP, store innovation, Burlington Stores;
- Charlie Kwalwasser, chief commercial officer; CAMP;
- Aaron Harris, VP of development, Dutch Bros; and
- Jorge Rodriguez, director of remodel construction, Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers.
Here is an overview of the Breakout Retailers concepts: