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Retail TouchPoints Invites Retailers To Tweet For Charity During The 2016 Retail Innovation Conference Store Tours, Benefitting RetailROI and Commerce of Caring

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., April 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail TouchPoints, producer of the upcoming 2nd annual Retail Innovation Conference, will partner with the Retail Orphan Initiative (RetailROI) and Commerce of Caring to deliver donations on behalf of Retail Innovation Conference attendees who Tweet images during the 2016 Store Tours. For every photo participants Tweet from their Store Tour stops using the hashtag #RICStoreTours, Retail TouchPoints will donate $2 to RetailROI and Commerce of Caring.



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Retail TouchPoints is committed to giving back to the community and fostering more meaningful engagements with retail companies. G3 Communications, publisher of Retail TouchPoints, consistently participates in charitable programs that offer clients, colleagues and community members a way to achieve a greater sense of purpose in their daily work and life activities. The organization ties donation initiatives into a number of its events, including national conferences, digital promotions and internal company summits.

“We are known as an industry go-to source for creating customer engagement strategies,” said Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief of Retail TouchPoints. “We want to prove to our partners and employees that brands can build equity and engagement while also serving a larger purpose. As a publication, we are pleased to have this unique opportunity to create awareness for RetailROI and Commerce of Caring and to celebrate the retail leaders who contribute.”

Retail professionals interested in participating can register for the Retail Innovation Conference and Store Tours program by visiting the #RIC16 Registration Page.

About The 2016 Retail Innovation Conference & Store Tours
Hosted by Retail TouchPoints, the 2016 Retail Innovation Conference (RIC16) is a three-day educational and networking event that aims to help retailers think differently by spotlighting the disruptors who are driving business success. RIC16 will be held May 9-11, 2016 at The Apella in New York City. The Store Tours segment on May 9 will offer four self-guided tour options in select New York City neighborhoods and feature stores that utilize innovative concepts, technologies or designs.

About Retail TouchPoints
Retail TouchPoints is an online publishing network for retail executives, with content focused on optimizing the customer experience across all channels. The Retail TouchPoints network is comprised of a weekly newsletter, special reports, web seminars, exclusive benchmark research, an insightful editorial blog, and a content-rich web site featuring daily news updates and multi-media interviews at www.retailtouchpoints.com. The Retail TouchPoints team also interacts with social media communities via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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Source: Retail TouchPoints