ROSEVILLE, Calif.-Wogan Badcock III, owner of Badcock Furniture and More, has been named one of the five finalists for the National Retail Federation’s Retail Champion award.
The award recognizes retailers for their grassroots advocacy and engagement on federal, state and local issues affecting the retail economy. Badcock was honored with the four other finalists at NRF’s Retail Advocates Summit on July 30. The other nominees are Teresa Miller of Treats Unleashed, Arthur Potash of Potash Markets, Ruthena Fink of Grand Jete and Ann Wingrove of Completely Kentucky.
According to a statement on Badcock from the North American Home Furnishings Association, Badcock is known for his personal advocacy efforts and for encouraging his staff across Badcock Furniture’s 79 corporate stores and 228 dealer-owned stores to get involved in retail advocacy issues as well.