Tom Wright of Wright’s Jewelers in Lincoln has been recognized as one of “America’s Retail Champions” by the National Retail Federation.

The organization said Wright is being honored for advocacy and engagement on behalf of the retail industry.

Wright and his wife, Mary, have owned Wright’s Jewelers in Lincoln for more than 35 years. Wright was heavily involved with the Downtown Lincoln Association when the store was downtown and has been an advocate for Small Business Saturday.

Wright is now eligible for the National Retail Federation’s Retail Champion of the Year award, which will be presented at the group’s Retail Advocates Summit in Washington, D.C., on July 28 and 29.

The Nebraska Retail Federation congratulates Tom Wright and the Wright’s Jewelers on this victory!