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2013 Awards Photos


And the winners are!

Some 440+ industry guests assembled, mixed & mingled at the 2013 Wares Awards. It was a night of celebration with a 1920s theme!

An industry audience – some 350 guests – comprising retailers, merchants and suppliers joined Wares to celebrate the very best people, stores and suppliers that the channel has to offer.

The following are this year’s 2013 Wares Awards Winners and Finalists. Well done to you all and thank you to all our entrants!

 

Retailer of the Year

2013 Retailer of the Year
Brett Latimer of Smiths City Oamaru

 

Young Retailer of the Year

2013 Young Retailer of the Year
Chris Templeton of Noel Leeming Dunedin

 

Young Achiever

 

Ken Lilley Young Achiever Award
Michael Drysdale of Dick Smith Riccarton

 

Sales Professional of the Year

Steve Rowling of BDT

 

Retail Store of the Year

Up to 400m2

Harvey Norman Henderson

 

Retail Store of the Year

Above  400m2

100% Heathcotes 
The Base Hamilton

 

Specialty Store of the Year

Palazzo Kitchens

 

Suppliers of the Year

Large Appliances

Fisher & Paykel

 

Portable Appliances

Breville

 

Home Entertainment

Panasonic

 

Computer Accessories & IT

Pudney & Lee

  

Floorcare

 

Electrolux Small Appliances

 

Thanks to everyone who nominated suppliers, stores and staff and to everyone who took the plunge and actually entered!