Australia Post’s ORIAS Winners Announced

Ally Feiam By Ally Feiam | 26 Jul 2019

On the final evening of the Online Retailer Conference & Expo was the ORIAS, a night filled with music, networking and, of course, the Awards. 

Now in its tenth year, the ORIAS recognises some of the best players in the industry.  On Thursday night, the winners were revealed. With more than 1000 people at the event, this was a night to remember.

The night was hosted by Australian stage performer, TV presenter and icon, David Campbell, and the guests were presented with a ‘world-class’ show Dance Dance Dance, a group of ballroom dancers who showcased a performance with a quick-change adagio couple, and plenty of dancing from the guests themselves.

“The ORIAS celebrate the retailing innovators that set new standards of excellence for both online and in-store; be that through innovation, expansion, or customer experience. These awards are a testament to their dedication and hard work to remain passionate and competitive in today’s global economy,” Online Retailer’s Event Director, Matt Smith, said.

Tinyme: Online Retailer of the Year 2019

The winners of the ORIAS are as follows:

Category

Winner

Best Pureplay Retailer Showpo
Best Small Independent Retailer Scratch
Best Multichannel Retailer Cue
Best In-Store Initiative Ultra Football
Best Online Retail Marketing The Iconic
Technology Champion Showpo
Best Social Commerce Initiative Tinyme
Customer Service Excellence Brava Lingerie
International Conqueror Ettitude
Industry Recognition Wayne Baskin
Online Retailer of the Year Tinyme
Hall of Fame Showpo
Australia Post People’s Choice Award – Large Retailer Kogan.com
Australia Post People’s Choice Award – Small Retailer Riff Raff & Co Sleep Toys

The judges of the event reflect a cross-selection of the retail community, who examine a meticulously across a myriad of categories. Some of the judges include Head Judge, Nardia Dazkiw (Fancy Films), Ben Franzi (Australia Post), Matt Newell (The General Store) and many more.

“The judges were tasked with the challenging job of crowning the winners, with each nominee having achieved remarkable feats in their respective categories. We commend each winner and celebrate their success as an industry,” Mr Smith continued.

A big congratulations to all who won an award and who were nominated!

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