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Celebrating Retail Excellence in Asia

#RetailAsiaAwards

The Retail Asia Awards

Retail Asia is proud to launch the 17th Retail Asia Awards, a prestigious and exciting event that gathers the region's best retailers and recognises the most outstanding retail initiatives.

Submission Opens:
Nov 08, 2021
Submission Closes:
Mar 25, 2022
Awards Presentation Day:
May 05, 2022

Watch our trailer for Retail Asia Awards

TESTIMONIALS

What do our winners have to say about winning the award?

Our vision at Daraz is to become a champion of South Asia that serves the needs of a hundred million customers and busin...

Daraz Group Bjarke Mikkelsen, Daraz Group CEO

We are extremely glad to be recognised by Retail Asia magazine. We will continue to strive for innovation and are commit...

Dmall China James Peng, Vice President of International Business Division

From Eu Yan Sang Singapore, we are really humbled and honored to be awarded Singapore’s International Retailer of the Ye...

Eu Yan Sang (Singapore) Pte Ltd Serene Seow, Managing Director

I think it is a really great endorsement for the team that has worked so hard as well as the partners that we’ve worked ...

Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat Pauline Png, Head of Food Services Customer Experience & Marketing and Food Folks concept lead for the FairPrice Group

It means a lot. This past year, it hasn't been easy on anyone. We had to fight, we had to adapt. This award is a great t...

ITAB China Nils Lindqvist, VP Operations China and Head of ITAB China

This win is a testament to the efforts and the amazing team behind the scenes, working hard to deliver for our customers...

Jaykay Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd. Nilusha Fernando, Head of Marketing

Our teams’ ability to adapt and always prioritize the customers’ needs and the experience overall has been great and I f...

Koala Sleep Japan Shota Adam, Marketing Director

I feel really honoured to have been awarded this Retail Asia- Retailer of the Year Award, it's truly fantastic for us to...

Kmart Australia Limited Ian Bailey, Managing Director Kmart Group

A big thank you to Retail Asia for this award and for all the hardwork and effort that Retail Asia has put in to organiz...

KrisShop Pte Ltd Chris Pok, Chief Executive Officer

On behalf of 50,000 colleagues, we would like to express our thanks to Retail Asia for this recognition. The award is a ...

Lotus’s Thailand Aurakanda Attavipach, COO

We are honoured and proud to receive the two awards on behalf of our passionate and creative team that worked really har...

Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle Fahed Ghanim, Chief Executive Officer

A big thank you to all our team who were connected to each other and to build this chain very quickly. We are really pro...

Makro Supermarket Roman Sayfulin, CEO

We are delighted to receive the award for Singapore's Hypermarket of the Year. It is a testimony of the commitment and h...

NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative Tan Huey Ling, General Manager (Hypermarket)

We are honoured to receive the award for CSR Initiative of the Year. This award goes to our staff especially our frontli...

NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative Traves Tan, General Manager (Supermarket/FP Shop)

Receiving this award provides validation that our hard work and teamwork and perseverance as a team during these challen...

Pan Pacific Retail Management Harris Tan, Senior Merchandising Manager

We are thrilled and grateful to be recognized by Retail Asia Awards for our efforts to optimize online retail and the su...

Pinduoduo Inc. Andre Zhu, Senior Vice President of Global Affairs and General Counsel

The Retail Asia Awards are prestigious. Once we were recognized, we’re honoured and humbled to receive them. Winning thr...

Sharjah Cooperative Society Abdullah Al Huraimel, Executive Director, New Enterprises

I think it’s validation of three years of incredibly hard work. The concept, from the sheet of paper three years ago, to...

Softlogic Supermarkets Andrew Dalby, Chief Executive Officer

For me, this is validation of the team’s efforts, validation of our franchisee’s efforts, and validation of our frontlin...

The Coffee Club Nick Bryden, Chief Executive Officer

It means a lot. We don’t go out in search of awards- we work hard every single day to deliver great customer experiences...

The Food Purveyor Geoff King, Chief Executive Officer

I think it’s a reward for the team, it’s something as a recognition. For us, it’s a big recognition. The first time it w...

The Mall Group Voralak Tulaphorn, Chief Marketing Officer

These awards tell us that we are fulfilling our mission to help our customers look good, do good, and feel great. We wan...

Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc. Danilo S. Chiong, General Manager

It’s a great honour for me to accept the Retail Asia Award on behalf of UNIQLO. We have truly appreciated getting recogn...

UNIQLO Yuki Yamada, CEO of UNIQLO Singapore and Malaysia

It’s a wonderful and great recognition of our efforts over the past fifteen years, so, we are honoured to receive the aw...

YesStyle.com Limited Joshua K. Lau, Founder & CEO

Watch videos from past winners

2021 Winner: Daraz Group

2021 Winner: Dmall China

2021 Winner: Eu Yan Sang Singapore

2021 Winner: Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat

2021 Winner: ITAB China

2021 Winner: Jaykay Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd.

2021 Winner: Koala Sleep Japan

2021 Winner: Kmart Australia Limited

2021 Winner: KrisShop Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Lotus's Thailand

2021 Winner: Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle

2021 Winner: Makro Supermarket

2021 Winner: NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative

2021 Winner: Pan Pacific Retail Management

2021 Winner: Pinduoduo Inc.

Why you should enter

NETWORK

Winners will be invited to attend the prestigious awards dinner in Singapore. Winners can bring their clients, peers, and colleagues to the awards dinner and celebrate their well-deserved award with them.

AMPLIFY

Reach potential clients as you let your innovations be known and honored in Asia.

EXPOSURE

Have the opportunity to be featured in the definitive magazine for today's retail leader, the Retail Asia. With its monthly circulation of 13,983 copies and 73,954 monthly users in its website, you are sure to reach elite level decision makers of large retail companies in Asia.

Meet the Judges

Olivier Gergele

Olivier Gergele

EY Asean Consumer Products and Retail Leader
EY

David Eu

David Eu

Partner, F&B, Retail and Consumer Products
RSM Singapore

Hianyang Chan

Hianyang Chan

Senior Consultant
Euromonitor International

 

 

Guidelines and Criteria

GUIDELINES

1. Nomination is open to all retail companies with offices and operations in Asia.
2. Each company may submit a maximum of three (3) entries.
3. Each nomination form is valid for one category only. If you are nominating in several categories, please fill out the forms separately.
4. Nomination is free of charge. If you win, you are obliged to proceed booking the winner’s package.

ELIGIBILITY

Nomination is open to all retail companies with offices and operations in Asia.

  • Store and Retailer categories - The company must demonstrate significant success or accomplishments achieved in the last 24 calendar months.

  • Project categories - The product, service, or initiative must be launched in the last 24 calendar months, either in part or full. If launched prior to 24 calendar months, it remains eligible provided that recent developments or upgrades were made.

  • CEO of the Year category - The executive must be in position for at least 24 calendar months.

CATEGORIES

The awards will be given on a country-level basis. E.g. "Brand Store of the Year - Malaysia", "Brand Store of the Year - Singapore", etc.
 

STORES

  • Brand Store of the Year

  • Convenience Store of the Year

  • Department Store of the Year

  • Direct Retailer of the Year

  • Discount Store of the Year

  • Domestic E-Tailer of the Year

  • Domestic Retailer of the Year

  • Drugstore of the Year

  • E-Mall of the Year

  • Hypermarket of the Year

  • International E-Tailer of the Year

  • International Retailer of the Year

  • Mall of the Year

  • Specialty Store of the Year

  • Supermarket of the Year

RETAILERS

  • Apparel Retailer of the Year

  • Cosmetics Retailer of the Year

  • Electronics & Appliances Retailer of the Year

  • Food & Beverage Retailer of the Year

  • Footwear Retailer of the Year

  • Furniture Retailer of the Year

  • Hardware Retailer of the Year

  • Health & Beauty Retailer of the Year

  • Household Goods Retailer of the Year

  • Jewellery Retailer of the Year

  • Leisure & Personal Goods Retailer of the Year

  • Sporting Goods Retailer of the Year

  • Toys & Games Retailer of the Year

PROJECTS

  • Brand Transformation of the Year

  • CSR Initiative of the Year

  • Customer Service Initiative of the Year

  • Digital Initiative of the Year

  • In-store Customer Experience of the Year

  • Marketing Initiative of the Year

  • Omnichannel Strategy of the Year

  • Payment Solution of the Year

  • Pop-up Retail Project of the Year

  • Retail App of the Year

  • Retail Product of the Year

  • Store Design of the Year (Small)

  • Store Design of the Year (Large)

  • Store Retail Initiative of the Year

  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year

Regional Award - Only one winner in the whole Asia Pacific region

  • CEO of the Year

CRITERIA FOR JUDGING

Store and Retailer categories:

  • Achievements - Did the company have remarkable milestones achieved recently?

  • Challenges & Solutions - Did the company successfully implement solutions to challenges?

  • Innovation - Did the company introduce unique and innovative initiatives to substantially boost the business?

Project categories:

  • Uniqueness & Innovation - Did the project introduce new or cutting-edge innovation?

  • Success & Impact - Did the project successfully achieve its objectives and targets using proper assessment measures? Was there impact on the company and industry?

  • Dynamism - Is the project open to changes and progressive opportunities?

CEO of the Year:

  • Achievements - Did the company achieve remarkable milestones under the CEO's leadership?

  • Challenges & Solutions - Did the CEO implement solutions to overcome the biggest challenges encountered in moving the company forward?

  • Innovation - Did the CEO introduce unique and innovative initiatives to substantially boost the company's business?

HOW TO ENTER?

  1. Go to the online nomination form and read the nomination guidelines.

  2. Fill out the form with the following:

    • Company details

    • Entrant (person-in-charge) details

    • Chosen category

    • 500-word write-up about the company, project, or executive

    • Three key achievements of the company, project, or executive

    • Client feedback or Testimonials

    • Chosen winner’s package option

  3. Wait for the nomination confirmation email and acknowledge it once received.

  4. Submit photos and supporting documents.

Note:

  • Each company may submit a maximum of three (3) entries.

  • Each nomination form is valid for one category only. If you are nominating in several categories, please fill out the forms separately.

  • Nomination is free of charge. If you win, you are obliged to proceed booking your chosen winner’s package option.

KEY DATES

Deadline for submission: 25 March 2022
Awards presentation: May 2022

Past Winners

Araz Supermarket LLC

  • Food & Beverage Retailer of the Year - Azerbaijan

Arzooo.com

  • Electronics & Appliances Retailer of the Year - India

BHG (Singapore) Pte Ltd.

  • Store Retail Initiative of the Year - Singapore

Daraz

  • E-Mall of the Year - Pakistan
  • CSR Initiative of the Year - Pakistan

Decathlon Indonesia

  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Indonesia

DLF Avenue, Saket

  • Brand Transformation of the Year - India

Dmall (China) Technology Limited

  • CSR Initiative of the Year - China
  • Digital Initiative of the Year - China
  • Omnichannel Strategy of the Year - China

Eu Yan Sang (Singapore) Pte Ltd

  • International Retailer of the Year - Singapore

Flipkart Group

  • Domestic E-Tailer of the Year - India
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year - India

Flipkart Group - Kalyan Krishnamurthy, CEO

  • CEO of the Year

Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat

  • Food & Beverage Retailer of the Year - Singapore

ITAB Shop Concept (China) Co. Ltd

  • Pop-up Retail Project of the Year - China

Jaykay Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd.

  • Food & Beverage Retailer of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka

K11 Concepts Limited

  • Digital Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Kmart Australia Limited

  • International Retailer of the Year - Australia

Koala Sleep Japan KK

  • Furniture Retailer of the Year - Japan

KrisShop Pte. Ltd.

  • Omnichannel Strategy of the Year - Singapore

Lotus’s Thailand

  • Hypermarket of the Year - Thailand

Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle

  • Pop-up Retail Project of the Year - United Arab Emirates
  • Store Design of the Year (Large) - United Arab Emirates

Makro Supermarket (Darvoza Savdo LLC)

  • Convenience Store of the Year - Uzbekistan
  • Domestic Retailer of the Year - Uzbekistan

Metro (Private) Limited

  • Department Store of the Year - Singapore

NTUC FairPrice Co-Operative

  • Hypermarket of the Year - Singapore
  • CSR Initiative of the Year - Singapore

Orchard Turn Developments Pte Ltd

  • Marketing Initiative of the Year - Singapore

Pan Pacific Retail Management (Singapore) Pte Ltd

  • Discount Store of the Year - Singapore
  • Retail App of the Year - Singapore

Pinduoduo Inc

  • Domestic E-Tailer of the Year - China

Reliance Retail Limited

  • Marketing Initiative of the Year - India

Rustan Commercial Corporation (Rustan's Department Store)

  • Domestic E-Tailer of the Year - Philippines

SENAYAN CITY (PT. MANGGALA GELORA PERKASA)

  • Mall of the Year - Indonesia

Sharjah Cooperative Society

  • Hypermarket of the Year - United Arab Emirates
  • CSR Initiative of the Year - United Arab Emirates
  • Omnichannel Strategy of the Year - United Arab Emirates

Softlogic Supermarkets (Pvt) Ltd

  • Supermarket of the Year - Sri Lanka
  • Digital Initiative of the Year - Sri Lanka

SPAR China

  • Hypermarket of the Year - China

TFP Retail Sdn. Bhd.

  • Supermarket of the Year - Malaysia
  • Sustainability Initiative of the Year - Malaysia

The Coffee Club

  • Brand Transformation of the Year - Australia

The Mall Group Co., Ltd.

  • Mall of the Year - Thailand
  • Supermarket of the Year - Thailand
  • Brand Transformation of the Year - Thailand
  • Store Design of the Year (Large) - Thailand

UNIQLO Singapore

  • Apparel Retailer of the Year - Singapore

Watson's Personal Care Stores Pte Ltd

  • Health & Beauty Retailer of the Year - Singapore
  • Store Design of the Year (Large) - Singapore

Watsons International

  • Health & Beauty Retailer of the Year - Asia
  • CSR Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong
  • Marketing Initiative of the Year - Hong Kong

Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc.

  • Health & Beauty Retailer of the Year - Philippines
  • Marketing Initiative of the Year - Philippines

YesStyle.com Limited

  • Cosmetics Retailer of the Year - Hong Kong

Contact Us

For more details, contact:

Jane Patiag

+65 3158 1386 ext. 217

awards@charltonmediamail.com

Meet the Judges

*subject to change

Olivier Gergele

Olivier Gergele

EY Asean Consumer Products and Retail Leader
EY

David Eu

David Eu

Partner, F&B, Retail and Consumer Products
RSM Singapore

Hianyang Chan

Hianyang Chan

Senior Consultant
Euromonitor International

 

 

TESTIMONIALS

  Check out what past winners have said upon receiving their award.

2021 Winner: Daraz Group

2021 Winner: Dmall China

2021 Winner: Eu Yan Sang Singapore

2021 Winner: Food Folks @ Lau Pa Sat

2021 Winner: ITAB China

2021 Winner: Jaykay Marketing Services (Pvt) Ltd.

2021 Winner: Koala Sleep Japan

2021 Winner: Kmart Australia Limited

2021 Winner: KrisShop Pte Ltd

2021 Winner: Lotus's Thailand

2021 Winner: Majid Al Futtaim Lifestyle

2021 Winner: Makro Supermarket

2021 Winner: NTUC Fairprice Co-Operative

2021 Winner: Pan Pacific Retail Management

2021 Winner: Pinduoduo Inc.

2021 Winner: Sharjah Cooperative Society

2021 Winner: Softlogic Supermarkets

2021 Winner: The Coffee Club

2021 Winner: The Food Purveyor

2021 Winner: The Mall Group

2021 Winner: UNIQLO

2021 Winner: Watsons Personal Care Stores (Philippines), Inc.

2021 Winner: YesStyle.com Limited

News

Dmall (China) wins an impressive trifecta at Retail Asia Awards

Jul 20, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

The digital retail service provider greatly improved its CSR and digitalisation strategies.


Dmall (China) Technology Ltd., a digital retail service provider, has performed noteworthy innovations in recent years and succeeded...

Here are the winners in the Retail Asia Awards 2021

Jul 20, 2021
Categories:
Co-Written / Partner

Winners were awarded via digital award presentations on 12-16 July.


The retail industry continues its move forward amidst numerous bankruptcies, uncertainties, and fears surrounding the pandemic. And while the struggles are...