Have you secured your tickets to the 2019 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards?

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The Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is proud to host this year’s annual 2019 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards on August 15 at Myer Mural Hall, Melbourne. Join us at this prestigious breakfast event, where you will have the opportunity to network with fellow industry peers and hear from renowned keynote speaker and consumer futurist, Amanda Stevens who will discuss how you can engineer your retail business to anticipate the needs of tomorrow’s customer.

With 12 awards for the taking, the ARA worked with a panel of expert judges and industry leaders to determine the ‘finest in retail’ across three categories including Customer ExperiencePeople in Retail, and National Retailer. The high standard of submissions received by the ARA this year is a testament to the passionate retailers who contribute to the vitality of this thriving sector.

Secure your tickets HERE today!

See our 2019 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards finalists below:

Award category: Customer Experience

Recognising Australian retailers who create and enhance the customer experience at every step of their shopping journey.

2019 Manhattan Associates Excellence in Customer Experience

  • PETstock
  • Birdsnest
  • Brava Lingerie
  • On the Run
  • Retail Prodigy Group

2019 Daylight Agency Excellence in Retail Marketing

  • Bakers Delight
  • PETstock
  • Brava Lingerie
  • Vodafone

2019 Pronto Retail Innovator of the Year

  • Biome
  • Specsavers
  • Myer
  • George & Matilda Eyecare

2019 Store Design & Fit-Out of the Year

  • First Choice Liquor
  • AWPL
  • On the Run

Award category: People in Retail

Recognising individuals and employers in the retail industry paving the future of Australian retail.

2019 Rest Retail Business Woman of the Year

  • Karina Bruce – Hear Us Roar
  • Ellie Degraeve – Go for Zero
  • Chelsea McIntosh – Spoilt Gift and Homewares
  • Rebecca Peterson – Harris Scarfe

2019 FCB Retail Employer of the Year

  • ALDI
  • PETstock
  • Vodafone
  • On the Run
  • Retail Prodigy Group
  • AWPL

2019 Rest Young Retailer of the Year

  • Jacinta Farrell – BCF
  • Thomas Kovacs – Harris Scarfe
  • Amanda Styles – Harris Scarfe
  • Aled Ball – On the Run
  • Julieanne Willson – On the Run
  • Marko Krndija – Harris Scarfe

2019 Retail Graduate of the Year

  • Esther Laub – The Sydney String Centre
  • Anita Holman – NPI
  • Jamie Turner – Brand Collective

Award category: Retailer of the Year

Celebrating and acknowledging progressive retailers in Australia who have transformed their business to adapt to the new era of retail.

2019 eftpos National Retailer of the Year

  • Kidstuff
  • Vodafone
  • Retail Prodigy Group

2019 eftpos Digital Commerce Retailer of the Year

  • YCL Jewels
  • The Party People
  • Myer

2019 eftpos Franchise Group of the Year

  • Bakers Delight
  • Specsavers
  • Poolwerx
  • Degani

2019 eftpos Independent Retailer of the Year

  • The Party People
  • Birdsnest
  • Brava Lingerie
  • Spoilt Gift and Homewares

ENDS…To secure exclusive media tickets, please contact Zoe Thompson (w) 03 8660 3313 (e) zoe.thompson@retail.org.au

Tuesday, 15 July 2019 

About us: Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers’ Association is Australia’s largest retail association, representing a 320bn dollar sector employing more than 1.3m people. As Australia’s premier retail body, the ARA works to ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating, and saving money for its 7,800 independent and national retail members. To learn more, visit www.retail.org.au or call 1300 368 041.

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