ORIAS 2019: The Finalists are Revealed

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 12 Jun 2019

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
ShowpoSnuggle Hunny Kids
BooktopiaEttitude
Temple & WebsterScratch
Appliances OnlineArlo & Co
THE ICONICMiss Amara
CatchShe Wear
Best Multichannel RetailerBest In-Store Initiative
CUE ClothingThe Pop Up Collective
Cotton OnLittle Designer Club
Supercheap AutoShowpo
WoolworthsCity Beach Australia
Forever NewUltra Football
Platypus Shoes
Best Online Retail Marketing Social Commerce Initiative
Lush CosmeticsShowpo
TinymeMeshki
ShowpoECO. Modern Essentials
Naked Wines AustraliaTinyme
THE ICONICSaint Frock
Moments CondomsDesignerex
Technology ChampionCustomer Service Excellence
ShowpoShowpo
Appliances OnlineBirdsnest
Adore BeautyBrava Lingerie
Cotton OnNaked Wines Australia
CatchECO. Modern Essentials
BooktopiaAppliances Online
International ConquerorIndustry Recognition
ShowpoJason Kencevski
EttitudeKristy Chong
LovehoneyNatalie Wakeling
MeshkiDean Jones & Audrey Khaing-Jones
JurliqueWayne Baskin
TinymeShane Lenton
Australia Post People’s Choice Award – Small RetailersAustralia Post People’s Choice Award – Large Retailers
Dessertboxes.com.auuKoh Austrakia
Arlo & CoPillow Talk
Seed & SproutKogan.com
GlamCornerMeshki
BlackSwallowTHE ICONIC
Riff Raff & Co Sleep ToysNaked 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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