WASHINGTON, May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Barry Beck, Founder and Chief Operating Officer of Bluemercury, Inc., widely recognized as the largest and fastest-growing luxury beauty products and retail spa chain in the nation, was named as one of the recipients of the 2016 Retail Innovator Award from Retail TouchPoints, the industry's go-to source for customer engagement. Bluemercury was founded in 1999 by Marla Beck and Barry Beck in Washington, DC.
The awards program recognizes esteemed entrepreneurs and business leaders who are moving the retail industry forward by embracing positive disruption in retail. Beck received his award at the Retail Innovation Conference, which took place May 10-11 in New York City.
"Bluemercury is thrilled to be recognized by Retail TouchPoints for our commitment to innovation and retail industry disruption," said Beck. "We have always been innovators, and have excelled at finding the white space in retail. Looking forward, retailers who innovate and enhance the shopping experience will not only survive but thrive during this disruptive time in retail history. We are optimistic and excited about the future," stated Beck.
In his remarks to the audience Beck said, "The founding of Bluemercury revolutionized the cosmetics industry by creating the first friendly neighborhood beauty store where you could get expert honest advice."
Beck added, "We maintain a world class luxury product assortment, a laser focused real estate strategy and a cutting edge human resource model with the most knowledgeable beauty experts in the industry."
Founded in 1999 by Marla Beck and Barry Beck, and headquartered in Washington, D.C., Bluemercury is the largest luxury beauty and retail spa chain, e-commence provider, and cosmetics brand developer in the nation. Bluemercury carries a selection of luxury beauty brands in a neighborhood store where skillfully trained beauty experts offer supreme product knowledge. In March of 2015, Bluemercury was acquired by Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) and will focus its efforts on the expansion of the brand.
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