Westfield Awards for retail excellence

01 December 1997

Countries: Australia

The Westfield Awards for Retail Excellence, now in theirthirteenth year, were presented at a gala evening at the SydneyRegent Hotel tonight.

Over 400 senior executives representing Australia’s foremostretailers gathered for the presentation of what are now respectedby the retail industry as the nation’s most prestigious awards forretailing excellence.

The Westfield Awards for Retail Excellence recognise theperformances and achievements of Australia’s retailers who arejudged on sales achievements, store appearance, merchandising,customer service and marketing performance.

The 1997 Westfield Awards for Retail Excellence winnerswere:

Ladies Fashion: Jacqui E
Mens Category: Powerhouse
General Fashion: Surf Dive n’ Ski
Accessories and Footwear: Mathers
Jewellery and Gifts: Anthony’s Jewellers
Food Retail: Lenards Poultry
Fast Food: North Indian Diner
Restaurant/Cafes: Caf One
Services: OPSM
Leisure: Sportsco
Homewares: Loewe Lifestyle
General Retail: Crazy Clarks
Major Store Coles
Specialty Retailer: Surf Dive n’ Ski
Individual Specialty
Retailer: Anthony’s Jewellers

Two other special presentations were made to Roy Young of RoyYoung Pharmacy and Barry Bull of Toombul Music for outstandingachievement. Both Barry Bull and Roy Young have received WestfieldAwards for Retail Excellence over the past four years.