NEW YORK — SN is soliciting nominations for its third annual Supplier Leadership Awards, which will recognize manufacturers for excellence in product innovation, category management, unsaleables reduction and more than a dozen other areas.

Nominations can be submitted by retailers, suppliers and other industry members through July 31 via SN's Supplier Leadership Awards nomination survey here.

Suggestions that include details on how efforts were achieved, including mention of specific retailer trading partners and even retailers' testimonial quotes, will stand the best chance of winning. SN's editors will select the winners and profile them in the Oct. 7/14 double issue of SN.