18 February is the celebration of retail trade

On Monday, 18 February, the great celebration of retail trade and industry was held at the Athens Concert Hall, the Awards Ceremony “50 Years PLAISIO – Retails Business Awards 2019”, organised for the 17th year in a row by Direction and the magazine RetailBusiness.

RETAILBUSINESS AWARDS, the distinguished tradition in the field, just like every year, falls under the auspices of the Ministry of Finance & Development and are carried out in cooperation with Hellenic Retail Business Association (HRBA) and the Hellenic Confederation of Commerce and Entrepreneurship (ESEE).

Plaisio is the title sponsor, while OPAP is the Major Sponsor. AB Vassilopoulos is a sponsor in the categories “Supplier of the Year” Food & Drink and Non Food, and My Market is a sponsor for the categories Supplier’s CSR Campaign, Supplier’s Brand Campaign, and Supplier’s Social Media Campaign. Wind is the Telecoms Provider, and sponsors include Sklavenitis, Dimello, West, Evin Intzoglou, Zagori, and Screens Hellas. Official Partners include Ogilvy, The Design Agency, ImagePro, Music4Media, flexbook, and Future Models Management.

In addition, the organization is supported by Pressious Arvanitidis (Printing), Polichromo (Digital Printing) and Mass Courier (Courier Services). KPMG is the audit body for yet another year, while it is reminded that the Evaluation Committee is comprised of representatives of the market’s most important organisations (Supply Chain Institute, SEV, ΗΑΑ, IFES, ESVEP, HIM, NCHC, HRBA, IELKA, IAB Hellas, SEVT, HMA, IPE, SEPOA, ECR Hellas, ECI, GMA, GRECA, the Franchise Association of Greece, market research companies (GFK, IRI, Nielsen) and academic institutions.