Congratulations to all the 2015 Award Winners!

2015 eftpos ARA Australian Retail Awards

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Congratulations to the winners of our 2015 eftpos Australian Retail Awards, and especially to LUSH Fresh Handmade Cosmetics, winner of the 2015 eftpos Australian Retailer of the Year! A full list of the 2015 winners can be found here.

As Australia’s first and largest national retail awards program, the ARA Australian Retail Awards have now celebrated and paid tribute to Australia’s leading retailers for over 40 years.

The Awards breakfast, held on July 2 at the Grand Hyatt Melbourne was a huge success, attended by more than 400 retail industry professionals brought together to celebrate success across the Australian retail sector.

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From the Retailers

“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
“Winning this award has given me valuable insight to the larger retail industry which I am a part of. The award also gave me the opportunity to meet and interact with senior leadership teams of the most reputed retail companies across Australia. I am honestly thrilled to receive such an accolade; it has been a wonderful experience for me.”
Piyush Bhanot, Aldi Stores
“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
“It’s gratifying to know that our customers have recognised ABC Shop as a trusted brand providing a holistic customer experience. I’m thrilled that, for our customers, we represent a positive and memorable retailing experience, and to have this recognised today by the ARA, I am very proud and appreciative of this award.”  
Regina Hoekstra, ABC Shop
“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