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Please check one box in each of the three categories based on nominee's contribution to retailing in 2002. Clip the full page and mail your ballot to: Tim Craig, Editor, DSN Retailing Today, 425 Park Ave., New York, NY 10022. Deadline for ballots is Tuesday, July 1, 2003. Only ORIGINAL ballots (no photocopies) will be accepted. Winners will be announced at the annual DSN Retailing Today SPARC awards ceremony on Sept. 16, 2003 in Orlando Fla. See below for details.
Retailer of the Year
* Target Stores Fiscal '02 was marked by another impressive year of brand alliances (Philippe Starck, Amy Coe, Woolrich and more) and solid financial performance at Target's discount division as the chain assumed thc role of the nation's No. 2 mass retailer following Kmart's untimely slide into bankruptcy. Revenue at the division rose a healthy 13.3% to $36.9 billion for the year, yielding EBIDTA in excess of $4 billion, an increase of more than 20% from the previous year.
* Meijer Stores Privately …