The National Retail Federation, the world’s largest retail trade association that advocates for the people, brands, policies, and ideas that help retail thrive, has named Robert Wallstrom, CEO of Vera Bradley, to its Board of Directors.
Vera Bradley won the 2019 Outlet Retail Chain Best Marketing Program Award, handed out at the (ICSC) International Council of Shopping Center Deal Making Conference on December 10 in NYC. Vera Bradley was among 84 outlet chains nominated for this prestigious industry award.
Newsweek in conjunction with Statista, launched the Inaugural Best Online Shops Award List. The Best Online Shops were selected based on a detailed screening process, an extensive usability testing phase and a nationwide survey of over 8,000 American online shoppers, and verabradley.com was named a Top 10 website in the Fashion & Accessories Industry.
The Vera Bradley + Venus razor collaboration has been recognized in People Magazine’s “Best New Beauty Products of 2019 Awards.” People noted, “the iconic handbag brand teamed up with Venus to customer design a handle, disposable razors, cartridge refills and shaving cream so pretty, we bet they’ll be front and center in your next bathroom shelfie.”
2020 Women on Boards, a nonprofit education and advocacy campaign committed to raising awareness about the value of gender-diverse boards with at least 20% female directors, named Vera Bradley a “Winning Company” for our commitment to board diversity.
Apparel Magazine listed Vera Bradley as #30 in this year’s Top 50 Report — an annual ranking of the most profitable apparel companies, with at least $100 million in sales that trade on the U.S. stock exchange
The Melvin and Bren Simon Cancer Center, which houses the Vera Bradley Foundation Center for Breast Cancer Research at Indiana University School of Medicine in Indianapolis, has achieved the federal government’s most prestigious designation: Comprehensive Cancer Center. This is the highest level of recognition awarded by the National Cancer Institute for research excellence. The IU Cancer Center is the first Comprehensive Cancer Center in Indiana.
International Market Centers awarded Vera Bradley “Best of Floor” during its semi-annual Visual Display Awards for The Atlanta International Gift and Home Furnishings Market. Winners were selected in showrooms for excellence in visual merchandising and design.