Hong Kong luxury department store Lane Crawford has been named Super Retailer of the Year in the Hong Kong Retail Industry Trade Awards announced this week.
The awards were presented at a gala dinner during the three-day Retail Asia Expo 2015 where more than 10,000 retailing professionals gathered in Hong Kong this week to showcase innovative solutions and new ideas on excelling in Asia’s retail marketplace. The 2015 Top 10 eCommerce Website Awards were also announced at the dinner, with the top accolade going to Nike Hong Kong.
Hong Kong Retail Industry Trade Awards
HKRITA’S Industry Super Retailer of the Year: Lane Crawford
Founded in 1850, Lane Crawford is recognised as an industry benchmark for innovation and its authority on physical and digital store environment to optimise customer experience. With its “Connected Commerce” strategy, it introduces an online omnichannel luxury lifestyle experience for customers in China. Hence, it is exposed to all parts of China and customers, bringing wide selection of fashion and lifestyle products to China.
HKRITA’S Small Business Retailers of the Year: Museum Context
With a focus of quality natural materials, Museum Context has been offering a wide variety of products that customers cannot find elsewhere. Only four years of experience in Hong Kong, it had showcased its product selection in different locations, where local customers, foreign travellers and expats residents can experience its story and value behind.
HKRITA’S Community Retailers Award: Banyan Tree Gallery
As a marketing channel for traditional village handmade crafts in various of Asia, Banyan Tree Gallery does more than showcasing craftsmanship. The gallery shows great support to environment conservation by designing earth-friendly products. It also helps to sustain the craftsmanship and livelihood of local artisan through gainful employment.
China Daily Asia Pacific Retail Leadership Award: Bang & Olufsen
Founded in 1925, Danish consumer electronics company Bang & Olufsen (B&O) opened an Asia Pacific Regional office in Singapore in 2003. The company has since then designed and manufactured a highly distinctive and exclusive range of televisions, music systems, loudspeakers, telephones, and multimedia products with a strategic focus on Asia.
Stuart Bailey, GM of Diversified Communications Hong Kong, said the success of the retail industry in Hong Kong would not be possible without innovative retailers.
“These awards are a token of respect and recognition to these leading practitioners for their outstanding efforts and tireless dedication to the industry. We are glad to kick-start the three-day Expo with such this important moment witnessed by industry leaders, and we trust the Expo would serve as a valuable platform for Asian retailers to understand innovative tools and technologies and embrace the global trends.”
The 2015 Top 10 eCommerce Website Awards
The 2015 Top 10 eCommerce Website Awards went to (in order):
1 Nike Hong Kong
3 Canon Hong Kong
4 Bossini Enterprises
5 Lane Crawford
6 Lingsik King
8 Sony Hong Kong
9 Eprint Group
Organised jointly between GS1 Hong Kong and Retail Asia Expo, the 2015 Top 10 eCommerce Website Awards serve to recognise online platforms for delivering continuous and exemplary standards in promoting user experience and business sales via digital portals or websites.