By Martin Vedris

SYDNEY: With the Electrical Retailing Awards (ERAs) just two weeks away on Friday April 4, the top five cooling brands in the running for the Best Cooling Supplier award have finally been announced.

Based on each brand’s total sales value in the category (as measured by GfK), the five Best Cooling Supplier finalists, listed alphabetically are: Fujitsu, Kelvinator , LG Electronics, Mitsubishi and Panasonic.

Last year’s winner was Fujitsu. A judging panel representing all major retail groups from all over Australia, including Retravision, Betta Electrical, The Good Guys, Harvey Norman and NARTA members, is currently casting votes to determine the award winner.

The ERAs will be held at the Sofitel Wentworth in Sydney on Friday 4 April 2008. To book tickets email Ana Melo e Azevedo at or phone (02) 9660 2113.