Retailer of the Year

  • IDENTIFYING INFORMATION

    As you would like to have it appear on your award if are selected.

    Retailer of the Year awards go to individuals (owners, operators, presidents, CEOs, managers etc.) rather than companies.

  • As you would like it to appear on the award if you are selected.
  • Your physical address in case we have to ship anything to you.
  • To qualify for this award, you must have been in business for a minimum of five years. Any nominated retailer in business less than five years automatically will be nominated in the Gee Emerging Retailer of the Year category.
  • QUALIFYING INFORMATION (2013 Annual Business Results vs. 2012)

    In any of your answers, you may also note improvements in the first two quarters of 2014.

    Please take as much space as needed to complete your answers to the following questions:

  • How did your sales and profit performance in 2013 compare to 2012? Describe any strategies concerning the sales and profit performance of your company that improved business results, are unique and/or deserve special recognition.
  • Describe any sales productivity results (please include metrics used) and strategies utilized that improved business performance, are unique and/or deserve special recognition.
  • Describe any results and strategies implemented to expand the scope of your business during the past year that improved business performance, are unique and/or deserve special recognition. (i.e. additional stores, increased or expanded departments, broader product lines, etc.)
  • Describe any results (such as productivity or customer service improvements) and strategies utilizing new technology that improved business performance, are unique and/or deserve special recognition.
  • Describe any marketing initiatives (such as promotion, advertising, social media, mobile marketing etc.) that improved business performance, are unique and/or deserve special recognition.
  • What efforts have you employed in the past year to promote retailing as a profession or an industry? Please describe. (You can include speaking engagements, media interviews, hiring interns, etc.)
  • Please list any special community service accomplishments by you or your business during the past year, which deserve special recognition.
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    Please send any supporting documents such as news articles, store brochures, advertisements, company history, etc. that can’t be included in this electronic document to:

    Retailer of the Year, c/o Alabama Retail Association, Post Office Box 240669, Montgomery, AL 36124-0069
    Fax: 334-551-0644 or E-mail: ndennis@alabamaretail.org

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