Elmer Karl of Karl's TV & Appliance in Gregory, South Dakota has been recognized as one of “America’s Retail Champions” by the National Retail Federation – the world’s largest retail trade association.

As part of the “America’s Retail Champions” program, Karl is now in the running to be named “America’s Retail Champion of the Year.” The awards ceremony and presentation will take place during the National Retail Federation's annual "Retail Advocates Summit"in Washington, D.C. July 28-29.