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Uncle Dan’s named retailer of the year

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uncle-dans-090917.gifOutdoor retailer Uncle Dan’s, which recently moved to a new store in Evanston, has been named retailer of the year by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association.

The award was presented Wednesday at a luncheon at the Palmer House in Chicago to Uncle Dan’s CEO Brent Weiss.

“Brent understands the true nature of retailing,” the association’s president, David Vite, said. “His stores focus not only on serving the customers, but serving the community. He knows if he takes care of his customers on every level they will keep coming back.

Uncle Dan’s has been in Evanston since 1994 and moved from 708 Church St. to 901 Church St. a year ago.

The firm, founded in 1972, also has a store in Highland Park and stores in the Lincoln Park and Wrigleyville neighborhoods in Chicago.

uncle-dans-090917.gifOutdoor retailer Uncle Dan’s, which recently moved to a new store in Evanston, has been named retailer of the year by the Illinois Retail Merchants Association.

The award was presented Wednesday at a luncheon at the Palmer House in Chicago to Uncle Dan’s CEO Brent Weiss.

“Brent understands the true nature of retailing,” the association’s president, David Vite, said. “His stores focus not only on serving the customers, but serving the community. He knows if he takes care of his customers on every level they will keep coming back.

Uncle Dan’s has been in Evanston since 1994 and moved from 708 Church St. to 901 Church St. a year ago.

The firm, founded in 1972, also has a store in Highland Park and stores in the Lincoln Park and Wrigleyville neighborhoods in Chicago.

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