Alabama Retailer of the Year and Centennial Retailer nominations are due Friday, April 14

The Alabama Retail Association will accept nominations for the 2023 Alabama Retailer of the Year and the Alabama Centennial Retailer awards through Friday, April 14.


In its 23rd year, the Alabama Retailer of the Year awards recognize outstanding retailers who have demonstrated a blend of sound business practices and innovation with commitment to their communities, customers and employees.

Nominees must own, operate or manage a retail business with a physical presence in Alabama and that Alabama location must have been in operation for a minimum of five years. To be considered a retail operation, a business must collect state and local sales taxes. Learn more about the award criteria.

To nominate a Retailer of the Year,

Retail businesses that began in 1923 or before are eligible to be recognized as Alabama Centennial Retailers. Retailers nominated will be contacted and asked to provide a brief history and other information about their business.

Know a retailer that has been in business for 100 years or more?

Fill out a nomination form

The Alabama Retail Association represents retailers, the largest private employer in the state of Alabama, before the Alabama Legislature and the U.S. Congress. Through sales of food, clothing, furniture, medicine and more, our 4,300 independent merchant and national company members touch almost every aspect of daily living. Since 1943, we’ve worked to promote what’s best for the retail industry in Alabama. Whether voicing the retail view when public policy is made, educating members about issues that impact them, negotiating rates for benefits and services or communicating the retail story, the Alabama Retail Association and its members are better together.

Nancy King Dennis, Alabama Retail Association | 334.868.2195 (c) | 800.239.5423

Originally posted Jan. 25, 2023

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