Retail TouchPoints Appoints 4 New Members To Advisory Board

Execs from Lowes Foods, Mizzen+Main, Sleep Number And Follett Corporation Join Retail Industry Colleagues In Advisory Role

The Retail TouchPoints (RTP) advisory board welcomes executives from Lowes Foods, Mizzen+Main, Sleep Number And Follett Corporation

HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, N.J., Nov. 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Retail TouchPoints (RTP) has announced the addition of 4 new members to the Retail TouchPoints Advisory Board. The Board includes a select group of leading retail executives, invited to collaborate with each other and to provide advice on RTP editorial coverage.

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RTP Advisory Board members include a wide variety of retail companies, from large national Tier 1 brands to regional stores and e-Commerce specialty merchants.

"The RTP Advisory Board was established in 2014 to add a unique perspective and industry expertise to our editorial coverage,” said Debbie Hauss, Editor-in-Chief. “Since the inception of the Board, our members have been invaluable to Retail TouchPoints and the entire industry, offering insights on trends, strategies and viewpoints that help us deliver the most relevant content that moves the industry forward.”

The 4 new members include:

  • Jen Blackman Lavelle, Chief Marketing Officer, Mizzen+Main
  • Angela Gearhart, Senior Director Retail Experience & Design, Sleep Number
  • Prem Jagatheesan, Director IT, Store Systems, Follett Corporation
  • Michael Moore, Chief Marketing Officer and SVP, Lowes Foods (former)

New and current members will gather at Retail TouchPoints’ Retail Innovation Conference, May 9-10, 2017 in New York City; where the Retail Innovator Awards will be announced. Registration for the event and nominations for the awards are open now. Professionals interested in submitting an RIA nomination can visit the 2017 Retail Innovator Awards Nominations page to nominate themselves or a colleague.

The RTP Advisory Board will meet periodically during the year to share success stories and challenges. To view a list of all current members, visit the Retail TouchPoints Advisory Board members list.

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, category-specific blogs, special reports, web seminars, exclusive benchmark research, and a content-rich web site featuring daily news updates and multi-media interviews at The Retail TouchPoints team also interacts with social media communities via Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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