gia Global Honorees for retail excellence announced


March 22, 2017 | By RetailME Bureau

March 18 was a big night in Chicago where the home and housewares industry gathered for the 2017 International Home + Housewares Show, reports Lawrence Pinto

The International Home + Housewares Show and the International Housewares Association (IHA), the global sponsors and organisers of the IHA Global Innovation Awards (gia) programme, announced the winners of the 2016-17 gia awards for housewares retail and product design excellence.

The 2017 Global Honorees are:

  • Potten & Pannen – Staněk KitchenAid Concept Store & Gourmet Academy, Czech Republic
  • The Loft Co Ltd, Japan
  • Green with Envy, New Zealand
  • Rustan’s Department Store, the Philippines
  • Borough Kitchen, the UK

The global gia jury, consisting of four retail/visual merchandising experts and seven editors and publishers of co-sponsoring housewares trade publications from around the world, selected the gia Global Honorees from the winners previously chosen in their respective countries by the national gia sponsors. Also, LUC Design of Australia won the Martin M Pegler Award for Excellence in Visual Merchandising, while the gia Digital Commerce Award for Excellence in Online Retailing went to the US-based Amazon.com.

The gia programme is created by the IHA and International Home + Housewares Show to foster innovation and excellence in home and housewares retailing throughout the world. Since the launch of gia in 2000, there have been over 370 gia retail award winners, from 45 countries on six continents.

Co-sponsoring the country-specific gia award programmes with IHA are housewares trade publications worldwide, which sponsor national gia programmes in their respective countries. This year, 28 national gia winners from 27 countries (list given below) were selected by co-sponsoring trade publications with targeted distribution in over 50 countries on five continents. All winners automatically entered in the global competition at the International Home + Housewares Show in Chicago, where the global jury selected the final gia Global Honorees.

 

The 2016-17 national gia winners

 

Country Store name Website
Argentina Jumbo www.jumbo.com.ar
Australia LUC. Design www.lucdesignstore.com
Brazil Doural Home & Design www.doural.com.br
Canada The Gourmet Warehouse www.gourmetwarehouse.ca
China Tayohya Corporation www.tayohya.com
Colombia FÜN FÁBRICAS UNIDAS www.fabricasunidas.com
Denmark Skagerak Denmark www.skagerakstore.dk
Eastern Europe Potten & Pannen – Staněk KitchenAid Concept Store & Gourmet Academy (Czech Republic www.pottenpannen.cz

 

France Culinarion www.culinarion.com
Germany One Kitchen www.onekitchen.com
Greece Parousiasi www.parousiasi.gr
India The Home Sukh, Ishanya www.homesukh.com
Ireland Stakelums www.stakelums.ie
Italy Stile Event-Store www.stile-store.it
Japan The Loft Co., Ltd www.loft.co.jp
Middle East Homes R US (UAE) www.homesrus.ae
The Netherlands Kooklust 121 www.kooklust121.nl
New Zealand Green with Envy www.greenwithenvy.co.nz
The Philippines Rustan’s Department Store www.rustans.com.ph
Poland Dajar www.dajar.pl
Portugal KROST www.krost.pt
Russia Boutique Meissen www.domfarfora.ru
Spain Culinarium www.culinarium.es
Turkey Bernardo www.bernardo.com.tr
The UK Borough Kitchen www.boroughkitchen.com
Uruguay Amo Cocinar www.amococinar.com
The US Toque Blanche www.mytoque.com
The US – online Amazon.com www.Amazon.com

Read the full article in the April 2017 edition of RetailME

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