2015 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards

BY Australian Retailers Association
10 April 2015

The 2015 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards are now officially open across eleven categories!

Enter now by visiting theARA Awardswebsite and select which category/categories you wish to enter, then follow these next steps:

1. Ensure have thoroughly read and understood the criteria for your award category
2. Using the criteria document as a guide, develop your submission – show us why YOU deserve to be the winner of your chosen category
3. Send your submission (and supporting documentation on USB) via post to the ARA by Friday 8 May 2015

As Australia’s first and largest national retail awards program, the ARA Awards have now celebrated Australia’s leading retailers for over 40 years. The ARA Awards have become something of an icon, capturing stories of retailers who are thriving and innovating despite daily challenges.

The 2015 ARA Awards are shaping up to be bigger and better than ever before, and we look forward to recognising those retailers that are reinventing the retail industry at the Awards Breakfast ceremony on 2 July in Melbourne.

You’ve got to be in to win – enter now!

Key information and dates:

WHAT: 2015 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards
WHEN: Entries now open and due by Friday 8 May 2015
Winners will be announced at the ARA Awards Breakfast in Melbourne on 2 July 2015
TO ENTER: Visit www.australianretailawards.com.au to view eligibility criteria and select from twelve award categories
MORE INFORMATION: Phone 1300 368 041 or email awards@retail.org.au.

ARA Award categories:
eftpos Australian Retailer of the Year
BDO Australian Retail Employer of the Year
The Realise Group Australian Independent Retailer of the Year
Pronto Software Australian Retail Innovator of the Year
Expr3ss! Staff Selection Software Australian Retail Graduate of the Year
NORA Australian Multichannel Retailer of the Year
FCB Australian Retail HR Rising Star of the Year
REST Industry Super Australian Individual Retailer of the Year
Roy Morgan Customer Satisfaction Retailer of the Year
Shop for Shops Australian Retail Store Fit-out of the Year
MasterCard Australian Retail Payments Leader of the Year

What some of our past ARA Award winners have to say:

To say we are over the moon is a massive understatement! It’s great recognition for our amazing team across all of our stores, warehouse and head office and rewards them for all of the effort that goes into what we do.
Anthony Wilson, Saltwater Wine & Stormriders

We were both excited and humbled by the award, and it was extremely rewarding to have our hard work and commitment to excellence recognised in this way. Our team was particularly excited and the experience has drawn us closer together.
- Stephanie Cooke, Native Botanical

The recognition that comes with winning this award is testament to a highly committed workforce who live our values genuinely and consistently, supported by a clear investment in people to ensure that they enjoy what they do and, most importantly, feel valued for doing it.
- Mhairi Holway, PANDORA

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Australian Retailers Association

Founded in 1903, the Australian Retailers Association (ARA) is Australia’s largest retail association representing Australia’s $310 billion sector, which employs more than 1.2 million people. As the retail industry’s peak representative body, the ARA works to ensure retail success by informing, protecting, advocating, educating and saving money for its 7,500 independent and national retail members throughout Australia. For more information, visit www.retail.org.au or call 1300 368 041.

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