Awards for women in retail open for nominations.
The 2020 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards are open for nominations and aim to showcase the success stories of women transforming the industry.
everywoman says that only 20% of executive teams are women despite a huge female workforce, meaning retailers need to address this lack of diversity urgently in order to ensure that new knowledge, innovation and technologies that are relevant to all consumers are being discussed at board level.
It adds that the awards aim to inspire more women to consider a long-term career in retail. This year the awards have a new category – the ‘Innovator Award’ – which celebrates women implementing innovative retail solutions or being exceptionally creative in an unconventional way.
The 2020 Barclaycard everywoman in Retail Awards categories are:
Nicole Olbe, Managing Director, Payment Partnerships at Barclaycard, said: “The ‘Innovator Award’ reflects the exciting changes happening in the industry, and embodies the spirit of the applicants who are truly transforming retail for the better.”
Nominations are open until 13th April and are free to enter. The winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 10 September 2020. For further information, please visit here.