The award, which was established in 2007, has been awarded to Chris for his outstanding commitment and contribution to ICSC’s research programmes; more specifically writing and planning research pieces and presenting at ICSC Research events and advising on industry benchmarking through the sharing of data. Chris was selected for the award after discussion between the leadership of ICSC’s regional research committees in the U.S., Mexico, Canada, the Asia-Pacific region and Europe
Chris is a global authority on retail with a wealth of experience behind him, including working for Gap and Foot Locker as European real estate director, and co-founding retail.com; a website providing complete documentation on the real estate market of more than 14 countries and 202 cities in Europe.
When congratulated on his award Chris told us: “To receive the ICSC Research Award for Outstanding Service is a great honour. I have enjoyed working with the ICSC for a many years, and to be acknowledged by my peers and have my contribution recognised is a great start to the year; I hope to continue the partnership for many years to come.”
The award will be presented to Chris at RECon in Las Vegas on May 20 during ICSC’s Fortune Tellers Gathering.