In four categories.
Diversity and innovation are the focus for the 2018 National Retail Awards that recognise retail businesses and the people behind them.
All businesses selling a retail product as their primary product, with a physical or online store operating on the Australian market, are eligible to enter. The business must have been operating for at least 12 months and continue to be in operation as at August 23, 2018.
Nominations are open for the following categories – Champion Awards, Individual Awards, Retailer of the Year and Supreme Awards.
Champion Awards are presented for Social Responsibility, Innovation and a new award for Customer Experience. Individual awards will be presented to a Young Retailer, Franchisee and Store Manager. Retailer of the Year awards will be presented in the following categories: Online Retailer, Small Retailer, Medium Retailer, Large Retailer and Franchisee. Champion Awards are being presented for Social Responsibility, Innovation in addition to a new award for Customer Experience.
The awards will be announced at a gala ceremony on August 23. Entries close June 1 with finalists announced on July 2, 2018.