NRF names Ulta's Mary Dillon a retail Power Player

The NRF Foundation today announced The List of People Shaping Retail's Future 2016. Among the honorees are Ulta CEO Mary Dillon.  

Those on the list represent the best and brightest impacting the retail industry today, according to the National Retail Federation. They will be recognized and celebrated at the NRF Foundation Gala on January 17, 2016 in New York City.

This is the second year NRF has held the gala and compiled the list, which names those notable for being Disruptors, Dreamers, Givers, Influencers and Power Players.

Dillon is among those named as power players, along with Restoration Hardware CEO Gary Friedman; Michelle Glass, chief merchandising and customer officer at Kohl's; James Rhee, CEO, Ashley Stewart; and Stormy Simon, president, Overstock.com.

"The List of People Shaping Retail's Future represents the most innovative and impressive group of professionals impacting the retail industry today," said Ellen Davis, NRF senior VP and foundation executive director. "We are thrilled to celebrate 'The List' and hold them up as shining examples of the talent, passion and creativity that drive the retail industry forward. Recognizing our list honorees and awarding scholarships to students who want to succeed in retail goes right to the heart of the NRF Foundation's mission—shaping retail's future."

For more:
-See the entire NRF list here 

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