40 Under 40 Awards - Brought to you by design:retail and Retail TouchPoints

Paving the Way for the
Next Era of Retail

Meet the top 40 professionals under the age of 40 who are at the forefront of reimagining retail for a new era of consumers and a world forever changed.

Get to know the 2021 class here with an inside look at what makes their brilliant minds tick, and what’s driving them forward amid the transforming retail landscape — plus fun facts and the books, podcasts, movies and other media that motivate and inspire them.



Retail TouchPoints and design:retail give all members of the retail world access to a vibrant community that combines insights, inspiration and opportunities to interact with their peers. We sit at the intersection of the art and science of retail strategy, providing granular data, high-value commentary, and aspirational success stories to help readers optimize customer experiences across all channels. Touching all facets of the retail ecosystem, including store experience and design, workforce management, digital marketing and engagement, and omnichannel optimization, our editorial content, multi-media resources and events take timely news and trends and transform them into tactical takeaways that meet the unique needs and priorities of our executive readers.