Revionics Congratulates Recipients of 2013 RIS News CIO of the Year Awards

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June 24, 2013

Revionics Customer, CIO of Family Dollar, Named as Award Recipient  

ROSEVILLE, CA – (June 24, 2013)Revionics, Inc., the leading provider of End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solutions, congratulates the recipients of the 2013 RIS News CIO of the Year awards, including Revionics customer Josh Jewett, Senior Vice President of Information Technology, CIO for Family Dollar (NYSE: FDO), who received the 2013 CIO of the Year: Strategic Impact award. Jewett accepted the award in person and spoke to the audience that was attending the RIS News’ Retail Executive Summit CIO of the Year annual awards dinner, which was held Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at the Grand Del Mar Resort in Del Mar, CA.  

The RIS News’ Retail CIO of the Year: Strategic Impact award recognizes Jewett for the positive impact his outstanding leadership, management and strategic IT efforts have had on Family Dollar. He has successfully adopted and implemented innovative technologies that support and strengthen Family Dollar’s overall strategic business goals and have helped to drive their organization to new levels of differentiation and performance in a fast-paced, rapidly changing retail environment.  

Also announced on Wednesday were the recipients in three other categories, listed below.  

  • Stacey Shulman, CTO, American Apparel, Inc.: RIS News’ CIO of the Year: Innovation
  • Steve Black, CIO & CMO, Sprouts Farmers Markets: RIS News’ Retail CIO Rookie of the Year Award
  • Tom English, CIO, Vice President Management Information Systems, Trader Joe's Co. Inc.: RIS News’ Retail CIO Career Achievement  

About Revionics, Inc.  

Revionics delivers the industry’s most powerful End-to-End Merchandise Optimization solution, enabling retailers of all sizes to execute a fact-based Omni-channel merchandising strategy utilizing the most comprehensive set of shopper demand signals to enhance financial performance with improved customer satisfaction. Revionics’ solutions leverage advanced predictive analytics and demand-based science to ensure retailers have the right product, price, promotion, placement and space allocation for optimal results across all touch points in the Omni-channel shopping episode – online, in-store, social and mobile. Offered on a scalable, high performance Cloud-based SaaS platform, these solutions future-proof retailers from Big Data/Fast Data challenges, while providing speed-to-ROI. Over 31,000 retail locations and $95B in annual revenue across grocery, drug, building materials, convenience, general merchandise, discount, sporting goods stores and eCommerce sites optimize with Revionics’ solutions. Revionics has been recognized as a 2012 Deloitte Technology Fast 500™, Red Herring Top 100 Global, Red Herring Top 100 Americas and JMP Securities’ Hot 100 Software Company. For more information, please visit www.revionics.com.  

About Family Dollar  

For more than 50 years, Family Dollar has been providing value and convenience to customers in easy-to-shop, neighborhood locations. Family Dollar’s mix of name brands, and quality, private brand merchandise appeals to shoppers in more than 7,800 stores in rural and urban settings across 45 states. Helping families save on the items they need with everyday low prices creates a strong bond with customers who refer to their neighborhood store as “my Family Dollar.” Headquartered in Matthews, North Carolina, just outside of Charlotte, Family Dollar is a Fortune 300, publicly held company with common stock traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FDO. For more information, please visit www.familydollar.com.