Home Retail Domino’s leads awardees with multiple honours at IMAGES Retail Awards 2016

Domino’s leads awardees with multiple honours at IMAGES Retail Awards 2016

By  
SHARE

The 13th Annual IMAGES Retail Awards (IRA) powered by Ambience Malls held in Mumbai recently felicitated some of India’s most innovative and fastest growing retail chains and concepts across all major consumption verticals, including fashion & lifestyle, food & grocery, food service, entertainment, beauty & wellness, home improvement and more through 18 award categories.

Domino’s leads awardees with multiple honours at IMAGES Retail Awards 2016
QSR chain Domino’s led the IRA 2016 awardees’ pack with multiple honours – in Customer Relations and Marketing & Promotions categories

QSR chain Domino’s led the 2016 awardees’ pack with multiple honours – in Customer Relations and Marketing & Promotions categories. The category for ‘Turnaround Story of the Year’ was jointly won by two womenswear retailers – West Bengal’s Tantuja and fusion ethnicwear chain W.PVR was adjudged Most Admired Retailer of the Year in the Entertainment category, while Godrej Nature’s Basket emerged as the top retailer in the Food & Grocery category.

Recognising the rapid inroads being made by travel and transit retail, a special honour – IMAGES Excellence Award for Travel Retail Infrastructure – was presented to the GVK-developed Chhatrapati Shivaji Mumbai International Airport.

The annual IMAGES Retail Awards (IRAs), India’s most prestigious honours for excellence in retailing, are admired for their credible, transparent evaluation and recognition of retail performance established itself as a premier benchmark for retail excellence in India. The ceremony honoured the achievements of India’s leading retailers with some high voltage entertainment. The gala evening was hosted by Mini Mathur and Nitin Mirani mesmerized the audience with his standup act. A stunning performance by singers Apeksha Dandekar and Arijit Datta set off the evening’s proceedings in exquisitely melodious style.

 

Awardees l IRA 2016

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Hypermarket – More Megastore

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Fashion & Lifestyle – Max Fashions & Vero Moda

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Footwear – Bata

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Food & Grocery – Godrej Nature’s Basket

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Foodservice – Haldiram’s

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Consumer Electronics – Dell

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Beauty & Wellness Services – Natural’s Salon

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Home & Office Improvement – Home Centre

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Concept Stores – Dua Vivo, Go Colors, Nike Factory Store (Chattarpur) & Tanishq (Camac Street)

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Entertainment – PVR

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Kiosk/ Express Formats – Wow! Momo

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Customer Relations – Domino’s

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Turnaround Story – Tantuja & W

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Marketing & Promotions -FASHION – Benetton

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Marketing & Promotions- NON FASHION – Domino’s

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Store Design & VM – Aeropostale

IMAGES Most Admired Retailer Of The Year: Employee Practice – Lifestyle

Excellence Award for Travel Retail Infrastructure: Chhatrapati Shivaji Mumbai International Airport

Nomination & Jury Process

IRA nomination categories and entry details are announced through the IRF website, Magazine ads, a personalized electronic campaign and tele-calling to prospective nominees in all proposed categories. The prelim jury identifies best performers among retailers – Prominent shopping centers & retail support professionals are invited to recommend best performing retailers in key retail verticals/formats. Prospective nominees submitted their nominations which were checked by the IRA audit team for eligibility, completeness and data correctness.

IRA team of analysts then makes a presentation for the IRA jury – with analysis of performance metrics such as growth in top line sales and retail presence, sales per square foot, average transaction values. A special note is prepared on effective technology application, marketing effectiveness, supplier relations and employee practices. The jury comprised of distinguished personalities in the field of research and analysis with thorough insights in to the retail business. The jury goes through the presentation of the nominees and gives scores based on analysis of the nominee’s performance during the assessment period. Results of Industry Recommendation and Jury Score ultimately decides the final Nominees.