NEW YORK and SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Retail Federation (NRF) announced today that Nicky Jackson, CEO and Founder of RangeMe, has been named to the NRF Digital Council, a collaborative, networking group of digital leaders focused on the e-commerce, mobile and innovation functions in retail. This announcement comes on the heels of RangeMe winning Digital Commerce Startup of the Year by Shop.org, a division of NRF and the world's leading community for digital retail. The next in-person meeting of the Digital Council will come during NRF's Retail's Big Show 2017, January 15-17, 2016 in New York City.
"We are excited to have Nicky join the Digital Council and believe her experience in retail technology will add a welcomed dimension to the group," NRF Vice President of Member Engagement Artemis Berry, said. "This announcement further cements our dedication to being the premier voice for e-commerce, mobile and innovative initiatives in retail."
Nicky Jackson is a leading voice for women in business and technology. The accelerated growth of RangeMe with her at the helm has catapulted Nicky as a true pioneer in the Retail and CPG Technology space.
"It's a tremendous honor to be invited to join the Digital Council by such a prestigious organization as the National Retail Federation," said Nicky. "I am looking forward to collaborating with other members of the council on innovative, forward-thinking retail initiatives."
Powered by the expertise in the Shop.org community, the Digital Council is comprised of senior level experts from NRF member companies representing the breadth and diversity of the retail industry. Members give their time and knowledge to help advance their organizations, careers and the industry overall. Companies represented in Digital Council include eBay, Facebook, Google, HSN Inc., Walgreens, Nike and VF corporation.
Based in San Francisco, RangeMe is changing the way retailers and product suppliers do business by giving buyers an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process. For suppliers, they are given increased control over the marketing of their products and greater access to retail buyers. With nearly 40,000 active suppliers representing over 120,000 products, RangeMe is used by buying teams from major retailers including Target, Whole Foods Market, Petco, Jet.com, SEPHORA, and Sam's Club.
RangeMe is the leading online platform that streamlines new product discovery between suppliers and retailers. The award-winning platform empowers retail buyers with an efficient way to discover innovative new products and manage the inbound product submission process. For product suppliers and manufacturers, RangeMe gives increased control over the marketing of their products and greater access to retail buyers.
NRF is the world's largest retail trade association, representing discount and department stores, home goods and specialty stores, Main Street merchants, grocers, wholesalers, chain restaurants and Internet retailers from the United States and more than 45 countries. Retail is the nation's largest private sector employer, supporting one in four U.S. jobs – 42 million working Americans. Contributing $2.6 trillion to annual GDP, retail is a daily barometer for the nation's economy.
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