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Wares Awards 2016 photos


Who are 2016's "Top Guns"? The winners are...

2016 Wares Awards go off - thanks to everyone for their support!

The 2016 Wares Awards are over for another year!

Many thanks to all our guests, entrants and sponsors for their continued support and encouragement.

Watch our 2016 video highlights reel here:

Before you browse through our 2016 winners, we thought you would also enjoy this year's Wares Awards "Top Guns" video:

Now, on to our other "Top Guns"...

Retailer of the Year

Prasad Perera – Noel Leeming Lower Hutt

 

Young Retailer of the Year

Sam Wrenn – Noel Leeming Paraparaumu

 

Ken Lilley Young Achiever

 

Winston Lim – 1OO% Lim Electronics

 

Sales Professional of the Year

Sheena Norman – Fisher & Paykel

 

Retail Store of the Year

Up to 400m2

1OO% Dimocks Stratford

 

Retail Store of the Year

Over 400m2

Heathcote Appliances The Base

 

Specialty Store of the Year

Noel Leeming Lifestyle Appliances Moorhouse

 

Supplier of the Year

Large Appliances

Fisher & Paykel

 

Portable Appliances

Breville

 

Home Entertainment

Panasonic

 

Consumer Electronic Accessories

Pudney & Lee

  

Floorcare

 

Avery Robinson (Dyson)

 

Digital Imaging

 

Panasonic

 

Heating & Cooling

 

BDT (Mitsubishi Electric)

 

Information Technology & Computers

Vodafone

 

Energy Star Partners of the Year

Retailer

Noel Leeming Hawera

 

Supplier

Fisher & Paykel

  

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

 


THAT'S IT FOR ANOTHER YEAR - THANK YOU TO ALL OUR PARTNERS, ENTRANTS AND GUESTS!

The 2016 Wares Awards are over for another year!

Many thanks to all our guests, entrants and sponsors for their continued support and encouragement.

Before you browse through our 2016 winners, we thought you would enjoy this year's Wares Awards video. Click on the photo to view our very own Top Guns:

 


2016 Retailer of the Year

Open to senior appliance and consumer electronics retailers 30 and over

This award recognises a truly outstanding retailer (no age limit) who has shown initiative and enterprise in leading their retailing team. Entrants will ideally be owners, managers or JV partners of an appliance or consumer electronics store.

The 2016 Retailer of the Year is:

  • Prasad Perera – Noel Leeming Lower Hutt

 


2016 Young Retailer of the Year

Open to appliance and consumer electronics retailers under the age of 30

This award recognises a young retailer (aged 30 years and under as at 14 July, 2016) who has achieved a high standard in their retailing career. Entrants to this award will automatically be considered for the Young Achiever Award.

The 2016 Young Retailer of the Year is:

  • Sam Wrenn – Noel Leeming Paraparaumu

 


Ken Lilley Young Achiever

A "tip for the top", a special award for a young retailer with promise, chosen from among the Young Retailer entrants.

The 2016 Ken Lilley Young Achiever is:

  • Winston Lim – 1OO% Lim Electronics

 


2016 Sales Professional of the Year

Open to appliance and consumer electronics sales professionals

This award recognises a sales professional active in the appliance and consumer electronics distribution sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven sales record. 

Entrants will be sales representatives or account managers who sell appliances or consumer electronics by visiting retailers in-store during a regular call cycle.

This is a nationwide award with no age restriction.

The 2016 Sales Professional of the Year is:

  • Sheena Norman – Fisher & Paykel

 


2016 Retail Stores of the Year

Open to appliance, consumer electronics and specialty stores

Nomination of suitable candidates for these awards will only be by industry retail groups who will nominate their top retail stores. No entry forms are required for this category.

This award recognises outstanding retail stores in the appliance or consumer electronics industries.

Stores were judged from a customer’s viewpoint: the store; the staff; the stock range.

The 2016 Retail Store of the Year (over 400m2) is:

  • Heathcote Appliances The Base

The 2016 Retail Store of the Year (up to 400m2) is:

  • 1OO% Dimocks Stratford

The 2016 Retail Store of the Year (Specialty) is:

  • Noel Leeming Lifestyle Appliances Moorhouse

 


2016 Suppliers of the Year

Open to appliance and consumer electronics suppliers

Candidates for these awards will be nominated by industry retail groups. No entry forms are required for this category.

This award will recognise outstanding industry suppliers of products to the appliances and consumer electronics retail sectors. Judges will be looking for suppliers (not necessarily the largest) who demonstrate effectiveness in key operational areas.

The 2016 Suppliers of the Year are:

Consumer Electronic Accessories

  • Pudney & Lee

Digital Imaging

  • Panasonic

Floorcare

  • Avery Robinson

Heating & Cooling

  • BDT

Home Entertainment

  • Panasonic

Information Technology & Computers

  • Vodafone

Large Appliances

  • Fisher & Paykel

Portable Appliances

  • Breville

 


2016 Energy Star Partners of the Year

Open to appliance and consumer electronics retailers and suppliers

These two Awards recognise the efforts of ENERGY STAR Suppliers and Retailers. Entrants are required to be current Partners in the New Zealand ENERGY STAR programme. No entry forms are required for this category.

The 2016 ENERGY STAR Retailer Partner of the Year is:

  • Noel Leeming Hawera

The 2016 ENERGY STAR Supplier Partner of the Year is:

  • Fisher & Paykel

 


2016 Wares Awards sponsors

Thanks to the following sponsors and commercial partners of the 2016 Wares Awards for their financial and moral support:

  • ACL and 1OO% Appliances   LINK
  • Appnet and Betta Electrical   LINK
  • BDT and Mitsubishi Electric   LINK
  • Breville   LINK
  • Bosch Home Appliances   LINK
  • Electrolux Small Appliances   LINK
  • Fisher & Paykel   LINK
  • Fujfilm   LINK
  • Haier   LINK
  • ICG   LINK
  • Nespresso   LINK
  • NZ Post   LINK
  • Panasonic   LINK
  • Pudney & Lee and Philips   LINK
  • Service IQ   LINK