Celebrating its 10th year, the ORIAS, hosted by Australia Post and Online Retailer has announced the finalists for the prestigious awards.
As one of the leading retail award nights in Australia, it’s no surprise that the 2019 ORIAS have some major retailers lined up. The night showcases and celebrates retail leaders throughout Australasia and highlights the outstanding work that goes along with the industry.
This year saw a record number of entrant submissions, with a 27 per cent increase compared to the previous year. Up to five finalists have been considered for each category, and include some major players in the Australian retail industry, including THE ICONIC, Showpo, Catch, Woolworths and Appliances Online.
ORIAS Event Director, Matt Smith, said: “The ORIAS are proving to be Australia’s showpiece e-commerce event. We’re thrilled that we can recognise retailers who are constantly adapting and evolving to ensure that they succeed in today’s modern marketplace. The judges undertook a rigorous process to determine the finalists, and each entry was evaluated according to a number of exacting criteria. We continue to see a tremendous growth in recognition and unique entrants due to our partnership with Australia Post and the People’s Choice Awards. We look forward to continuing this partnership.”
The nominees for the 2019 ORIAS include:
|Best Pureplay Retailer||Best Small Independent Retailer|
|Showpo||Snuggle Hunny Kids|
|Temple & Webster||Scratch|
|Appliances Online||Arlo & Co|
|THE ICONIC||Miss Amara|
|Best Multichannel Retailer||Best In-Store Initiative|
|CUE Clothing||The Pop Up Collective|
|Cotton On||Little Designer Club|
|Woolworths||City Beach Australia|
|Forever New||Ultra Football|
|Best Online Retail Marketing ||Social Commerce Initiative|
|Showpo||ECO. Modern Essentials|
|Naked Wines Australia||Tinyme|
|THE ICONIC||Saint Frock|
|Technology Champion||Customer Service Excellence|
|Adore Beauty||Brava Lingerie|
|Cotton On||Naked Wines Australia|
|Catch||ECO. Modern Essentials|
|International Conqueror||Industry Recognition|
|Meshki||Dean Jones & Audrey Khaing-Jones|
|Australia Post People’s Choice Award – Small Retailers||Australia Post People’s Choice Award – Large Retailers|
|Arlo & Co||Pillow Talk|
|Seed & Sprout||Kogan.com|
|Riff Raff & Co Sleep Toys||Naked Wines Australia|
This winners of this year’s ORIAS will be revealed at the coveted Australia Post ORIAS Gala Dinner, which takes place on July 25th. Tickets for the 2019 Online Retail conference and gala can be purchased here.
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