Citi Retail Services Chosen as "Innovation of the Year" Finalist by American Business Awards

May 15, 2015, 12:14 ET from Citi Retail Services

ATLANTA, May 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Citi Retail Services, one of the country's largest and most experienced private label credit card issuers, was chosen as a finalist in the Innovation of the Year category in The 2015 American Business AwardsSM for its Field Sales Team Enhancement project.

Citi Retail Services, a unit of Citi, launched the Field Sales Team Enhancement project to help its in-store credit sales teams increase analytic capabilities and effectiveness to drive business for its retail client partners. The project won a silver award in this year's Innovator Awards and was recognized in the 2014 Financial World Innovation Awards.

American Business Awards judges chose finalists from more than 3,300 nominations. Award winners will be announced on June 22. More details about The American Business Awards and the list of finalists are available at   

Citi Retail Services provides private label and co-branded credit card products to retailers and their clients across North America. The business serves nearly 90 million accounts for a number of iconic brands, including Best Buy, ExxonMobil, Macy's, Sears, Shell and The Home Depot. In addition to credit services, Citi Retail Services distinguishes itself by offering cutting-edge digital options, multi-channel retailing expertise and industry-leading analytics capabilities that help retailers grow their businesses.

About Citi: Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management.

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