Trailblazers on the front line of the retail revolution.
The importance of the CATAPULT® community is a core belief of our business. We’re striving to build a learning forum where retailers come together as colleagues, not as competitors, to collaborate and harness powerful technology for success. The Ignite Awards are a reflection of that vision.
We’d like to celebrate the following outstanding retailers. Ignite 2019 Awards recipients are being recognized for their dedication to CATAPULT mastery, their industry leadership, and their contributions to the user community.
And the winners are…
Recipient: Avondale Stores
The Ignite 2019 award is the most prestigious award presented at the conference. This award celebrates a CATAPULT retailer who has shown massive growth in their business. This award is presented to a recipient who is igniting their retail success through intelligent retailing and powerful CATAPULT technology.
True North Leader
Recipient: Jackson Whole Grocer & Cafe
The difference between magnetic north and True North can mean the difference in landing a plane on the tarmac or in a residential neighborhood. True North is the ultimate direction by which we should set our business’s compass. The True North Leader is a retailer who has helped ECRS navigate the future of retail and set the right direction for our product development. Through their collaborative efforts with ECRS to improve the technology platform, this retailer demonstrates a commitment of giving back to the CATAPULT community.
CATAPULT Community Champion
Recipient: Marczyk Fine Foods
The CATAPULT Community Champion is a retailer who has gone above and beyond to build a collaborative community for CATAPULT retailers. This business has taken advantage of numerous opportunities to network and grow through relationships with fellow retailers. Through their constant presence within the community, they’ve become a household name amongst CATAPULT users looking to exploit their technology to drive their business forward.
Success Navigator of the Year
Recipient: Co-op Food Stores
The Success Navigator of the Year is presented to a retailer who has seen substantial business improvements as a result of utilizing the Success Navigator program. They have demonstrated the many benefits a business can reap by taking advantage of the symbiotic relationship between retailers and ECRS.
Top Forum Contributor
Recipient: Rob Lepre, McCaffrey’s Food Market
This award is presented to the individual who has been the most active and helpful contributor to the CATAPULT Community Forum. We honor this retailer for their willingness to engage in discussion, provide insight and guidance to others, and continue to develop the CATAPULT community from the online realm.
Recipient: Date & Thyme
This award is presented to the retailer who has demonstrated mastery of CATAPULT Made-to-Order. This retailer has successfully deployed Made-to-Order in their retail business to better serve customers with instant, customized selections.
Recipient: Harvest Health Foods
This award is presented to the retailer who has successfully launched CATAPULT WebCart. This retailer is leading the way in 21st Century e-commerce by meeting the customer where they’re at: online!