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Who are our 2017 retail champions?

Announcing the last 2017 Hardware Awards Finalists!
With our final Finalists in Retailer and Young Retailer of the Year, the stage is set...

The 20th Hardware Awards will again be the highlight of the hardware, home improvement and building supplies calendar.

The 2017 Awards are being held on Thursday 5th October and our MC is the ebullient broadcaster and author Kerre McIvor, so the evening should be a lot of fun!

Tickets have now sold out for this years event.


 

Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a truly outstanding retailer – builders’ merchant – of any age who has shown initiative and enterprise in leading their team. Entrants will be owners, managers or JV partners of a hardware store or builders’ supply merchant.

Here are our Finalists, congratulations to all:


 

Young Retailer of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises a young retailer - builders’ merchant (aged 30 years or under as at July 14, 2017) who has achieved a high standard in their retailing career.

Entrants will ideally be department managers, store managers or shareholders of a hardware and builders’ supply merchants. Entrants to this award will automatically be considered for the Young Achiever Award.

Here are our Finalists, congratulations to all: 


 

Trade Account Manager of the Year

Open to trade account managers at builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises an account manager active in the building supplies sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware and building supply products by calling on builders and building companies during a regular call cycle.

Here are our Finalists, congratulations to all:


  

Supplier Account Manager of the Year

Open to supplier account managers.

This award recognises an account manager active in the sector who has consistently displayed a high standard of sales professionalism and has a proven record in account management.

Entrants will be account representatives or account managers who sell hardware or building supply products by calling on retail and merchant stores during a regular call cycle.

Here are our Finalists, congratulations to all: 


 

Retail Store of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises outstanding retail stores in the hardware, builders’ supply or home decor industries. It is broken into two categories, by retail showroom area.

Here are our 2017 Finalists, congratulations to all: 

Retail Store of the Year (Under 4000m2)

  • Albany ITM
  • Far North ITM
  • Mitre 10 Papamoa

Retail Store of the Year (Over 4000m2)

  • Bunnings Mt Roskill
  • Mitre 10 MEGA Henderson
  • Mitre10 MEGA Napier
  • Mitre 10 MEGA Papanui

 

Trade Store of the Year

Open to hardware and builders’ supply merchants.

This award recognises outstanding trade stores in the hardware and builders’ supply industries.

Here are our 2017 Finalists, congratulations to all: 

  • Tumu ITM Napier
  • Mitre 10 MEGA Hornby
  • PlaceMakers Cook St
  • PlaceMakers Riccarton

 

Suppliers of the Year

This award recognises outstanding industry suppliers of products to the hardware, builders’ supply and home decor retail sectors. Judges will be looking for suppliers that demonstrate effectiveness in key operational areas.

Here are our 2017 Finalists, congratulations to all:

Building Supplies

  • CHH Wood Products
  • James Hardie
  • Thermakraft
  • Winstone Wallboards

Garden

  • AHM
  • Kiwicare
  • Tui Garden Supplies

Hand & Power Tools

  • Accent Tools
  • Makita
  • Paslode
  • Toolware Sales

Hardware

  • Allegion
  • Assa Abloy
  • MiTek

Painting & Decorating

  • Holdfast
  • Sika
  • Valspar