Shoptalk’s Annual Retail Education Certificate

Our Annual Retail Education Certificate is awarded each year to every individual who completes at least 10 credits of approved continuing education at Shoptalk. In 2019, approximately 2,000 or 25% of attendees earned their Annual Retail Education Certificate. If you would like to know if your company was among the top organizations receiving 2019 Retail Education Certificates, see below. For other questions, email us at certificate@shoptalk.com.

Credits are earned onsite during the event by attending our sessions–credits can also be earned through Tabletalks (interactive peer group discussions among retailers and brands), Techtalks (overviews of technology innovation presented by tech company executives) and through our Hosted Retailers & Brands Program (meetings with tech company executives). Credits will be awarded for these different types of onsite learning as follows:

Continuing EducationCredits
Track Sessions: Core Curriculum and others1.0 credit per session
Main Stage Sessions0.5 credit per session
Tabletalks *1.0 credit per Tabletalk
Techtalks0.5 credit per hour (10 Techtalks)
Hosted Retailers & Brands Program *0.5 credits per hour (4 meetings)

* Retailers and brands only

The Annual Retail Education Certificate helps recipients distinguish themselves at a time when there is a significant divide in retail industry professionals’ knowledge of digital innovation. Any attendee can qualify for an Annual Retail Education Certificate and we’re working directly with employers to help teams across their organizations participate in the annual certificate program.

Anyone with a Certificate ID can verify an Annual Retail Education Certificate.

If you’re a recipient of a 2019 Annual Retail Education Certificate, you can download a badge and/or a PDF version of your Certificate.

Add your Annual Retail Education Certificate to your LinkedIn profile—hundreds of recipients have already added theirs.

Below are the companies that received the most
retail education certificates at shoptalk 2019

*If your company is not included in either list below and you would like to know where you ranked, email us at certificate@shoptalk.com to receive your ranking.

Top 100 Retailers and Brands
Receiving Certificates

  1. VF Corporation
  2. Walmart
  3. Adidas
  4. Target
  5. Best Buy
  6. Coppel SA
  7. Macy's
  8. Procter & Gamble
  9. Mars, Inc.
  10. Abbott Laboratories
  11. Amazon
  12. Henkel
  13. The Coca-Cola Company
  14. SkinCeuticals
  15. Scotts Miracle-Gro
  16. Unilever
  17. Levi Strauss and Co.
  18. Nike
  19. Sephora
  20. Cotton On Group
  21. James Avery Craftsman
  22. American Licorice Company
  23. Brooks Running Co.
  24. Lowe's
  25. Kohl's
  26. Ann Inc.
  27. H&M
  28. Sam's Club
  29. Sanwa Supply
  30. Nordstrom
  31. Publix Super Markets
  32. Tommy Hilfiger
  33. Under Armour
  34. Wild Birds Unlimited
  35. Hobby Lobby Stores
  36. Gap Inc.
  37. Hot Topic
  38. PetSmart
  39. Kohler
  40. L'Oreal
  41. Siman
  42. Hallmark
  43. Neiman Marcus
  44. Stage Stores
  45. Worldwide Cyclery
  46. Abercrombie & Fitch
  47. Washington Shoe Company
  48. Calendars.com
  49. Evolutions Footwear
  50. TJX
  1. FootJoy
  2. CliqStudios
  3. Falabella
  4. newsXpress
  5. Belcorp
  6. CVS Health
  7. Ariat International
  8. The Home Depot
  9. Bath & Body Works
  10. EXPRESS
  11. SoftMoc
  12. Bob's Discount Furniture
  13. Harvey Norman
  14. PVH Corp
  15. Cencosud
  16. American Eagle Outfitters
  17. lululemon athletica
  18. Lilly Pulitzer
  19. The Kraft Heinz Company
  20. Urban Outfitters
  21. Mercado Libre
  22. Samsung
  23. Central Garden & Pet
  24. Do it Wiser
  25. Chiquelle AB
  26. American Greetings
  27. Napoleon Products
  28. Georgia-Pacific
  29. La Prairie
  30. Revman International
  31. Lebanon Seaboard
  32. Food Lion
  33. Nebraska Furniture Mart
  34. Modell's Sporting Goods
  35. Lafayette 148
  36. Marriott
  37. Axel Johnson AB
  38. John Lewis
  39. Bestseller
  40. Reynolds Consumer Products
  41. Weekends Only Furniture & Mattress
  42. Vans
  43. Good American
  44. Altria
  45. HelloFresh
  46. Harman
  47. Richemont
  48. Bloomingdale's
  49. Bluestem Brands
  50. Hudson’s Bay Company

Top 30 NON-Retailers and Brands Receiving Certificates

  1. Facebook
  2. FedEx
  3. Google
  4. Cowen and Company
  5. GfK
  6. Flipp
  7. Ivanhoe Cambridge
  8. Microsoft
  9. NTT Data
  10. The Robin Report
  11. Retail Dive
  12. Salesforce
  13. Rakuten
  14. QIC GRE
  15. Brookfield Properties Retail
  16. Connexity
  17. Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  18. Zeta Global
  19. Evercore ISI
  20. KPMG
  21. Piper Jaffray & Co
  22. NetRush
  23. PwC
  24. Bailey Brand Consulting
  25. Nikkei Business Publications
  26. Morgan Stanley
  27. The Marketing Arm
  28. Green Street Advisors
  29. Pinterest
  30. WD Partners